Presents over 20,000 images from the holdings of the American Geographical Society (AGS) Library. The selection focuses on the countries of Asia and the Middle East. The images come from the collections acquired over many decades by the AGS Library including an extensive photographic print collection. The digital collection is under continuing development.
See important upcoming changes here. Digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research. Collections from museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates.
Access Note: Start your search by clicking "Enter Artstor Digital Library" in the upper right corner of the page. Authorized users may create a 120-day subscription enabling access to advanced features including downloading image sets to PowerPoint.
CyArk is a 501c3 non profit organization with the mission of: digitally preserving cultural heritage sites through collecting, archiving and providing open access to data created by laser scanning, digital modeling, and other state-of-the-art technologies. Sites include Tikal, Chavin de Huantar, Mesa Verde, Pompeii and the the Nineveh Region.
The EVIA Digital Archive Project is a joint effort of Indiana University and the University of Michigan to establish a digital archive of ethnographic video for use by scholars and instructors. Media in the EVIA Project consists of video collections that have been selected for inclusion by an editorial committee, and annotations have gone through a scholarly review process. The content of the Archive represents the culmination of preservation, annotation, and editorial work. There are no charges or subscription fees for access, but all users must create an account.
Maya Archaeology Photographs show Maya architecture and scenery from Mexico, Honduras, and Guatemala and serves as a resource for the exploration of the various and complex interrelationships within Maya society.
UCL Ethnography Collection has over 2500 objects from Africa, Oceania, the Americas and Asia. The database was established in 2008 as part of Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funding. The database is worked on continuously by academic, research, and project staff.
This is the searchable dataset for all 80,000 artefacts preserved in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, with one photograph for each item. To start searching right away, click on 'Search' above.
The Vanderbilt University Visual Resources Center resides in the History of Art department and is your sources for finding and properly using high-quality images resources for your papers, presentations, and projects.
Books from the Catalog
An Anthropology of Images - Picture, Medium, Body
by Hans Belting; Thomas Dunlap
Call Number: Central Library: GN347 .B44613 2011
Publication Date: 2011-08-08
Culture Heritage and Representations
by Emma Waterton; Steve Watson
Call Number: Central Library: G156.5 .H47 C8598 2010
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