Data Sources

Good places to look for open access archaeological data

The Digital Archaeological Record (USA): Welcome to the Digital Archaeological Record (tdar.org)

Archaeology Data Service (UK): Archaeology Data Service

Journal of Open Archaeological Data: Journal of Open Archaeology Data (metajnl.com)

Ariadne (EU): ARIADNE PLUS – Ariadne infrastructure (ariadne-infrastructure.eu)

cyberSW: cyberSW – Home

Digital Index of North American Archaeology: Digital Index of North American Archaeology (DINAA) | Heritage Bytes (opencontext.org)

Open Context – Heritage Bytes: Heritage Bytes | News and Updates about Open Context

Mapping Past Societies: Data Availability | Mapping Past Societies (harvard.edu)

Corona Atlas of the Ancient Near East: Corona @ CAST UA (uark.edu)

ROCEEH Out of Africa Database: Digital Resources | Heidelberg Academy of Humanities and Sciences (hadw-bw.de)

Ancient World Mapping Center: Ancient World Mapping Center (unc.edu)

US Geological Survey National Map Downloader (includes lidar data for much of the USA): TNM Download v2 (nationalmap.gov)

Archaeology on GitHub: archaeology · GitHub Topics · GitHub

Canadian Archaeological Radiocarbon Database: CARD (canadianarchaeology.ca)

P3k14c, a synthetic global database of archaeological radiocarbon dates: p3k14c, a synthetic global database of archaeological radiocarbon dates | Scientific Data (nature.com)

SKOPE (Synthesizing Knowledge of Ancient Environments): SKOPE | Synthesizing Knowledge of Past Environments (openskope.org)

Database of Religious History: The Database of Religious History (religiondatabase.org)

SESHAT: | Seshat: Global History Databank (seshatdatabank.info)

Open-archaeo, a list of open-source archaeological software and resources: Lists and datasets • open-archaeo

Binford Hunter-Gatherer Data: Data and Program | Amber Johnson (truman.edu)

Portable Antiquities Scheme (UK): Welcome to the Portable Antiquities Scheme Website (finds.org.uk)

ArchaeoGLOBE survey of archaeological knowledge of human land use: ArchaeoGLOBE Dataverse (harvard.edu)

Crow Canyon Archaeological Center: Site Reports & Database List – Crow Canyon Archaeological Center