Mysterious Places – Ancient Civilizations Modern Mysteries
Meet Early Man – Why did Cro-Magnon man crawl on his belly through dangerous mazes in deep dark caves? How did the “Upright Man” travel from Africa to America without a boat? Who were the Neanderthals? Did man live at the same time as dinosaurs? Find out here!
Becoming Human – Journey through the story of human evolution
Passport to Prehistory – A Long Time Ago
Life in Mesopotamia – Ancient Mesopotamia is considered the cradle of civilization because the Mesopotamians developed many things that we take for granted in our modern lives, such as agriculture, language,
cities, religion, and government.
Electronic Passport to Mesopotamia – The Fertile Crescent
Cuneiform Digital Library – Browse a vast collection of cuneiform images
Daily Life in Ancient Egypt – Do you know what the ancient Egyptians believed would cure a toothache? Find out here! Read some Egyptian Tall Tales and an original story about Ancient Egyptian Daily Life . Explore ” Deep in the Tombs of Egypt” , where
you can watch a short movie about mummies and more.
Egypt: Daily Life – Ancient Egypt was a narrow strip of land along the Nile River. Each year the river flooded its banks, leaving behind a fertile fringe of soil they called “the Black Land,” while the desert all around the Nile valley was called “the Red Land.” It was here the Ancient Egyptians built
Neferchichi’s Tomb – Neferchichi’s Tomb is full of treasure for kids, teachers, & amateur Egyptologists: free clip art & fonts, e-postcards, gift shop, lesson plans, fun & games…
Egypt: Secrets of an Ancient World – Explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt through diagrams, photos, and facts
Wonders of Ancient Egypt – Dedicated to the wonders, mysteries, religion and history of ancient and modern Egypt. With details and resources on various related topics.
The Quest for Immortality – Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Writing with Hieroglyphs – So you want to write like an Egyptian, huh? Well it took several years for aspiring scribes to learn how to do it, so for
the sake of time we’ll just cover the basics.
Egyptian Name Translator – Type in your name and see what it looks like in hieroglyphics.
Online Hieroglyphics Translator – Enter the Name, Word, or Phrase you want translated into Hieroglyphics.
Ancient Egypt – Egyptian Life, Geography, Pyramids, and much more from the British
Egypt Antiquities and Ancient Egypt – Very informative, from the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism
Pyramids: The Inside Story – Follow a team as they reconstruct how the pyramids of Egypt were built on NOVA’s “This Old Pyramid
Gallery of the Pyramids – Take a look at how pyramids developed over time in Ancient
Egypt, from pit graves in desert sands to step pyramids, the Bent Pyramid, and
the Great Pyramid.
Pyramid Challenge – This online game challenges students to choose a site
for a pyramid in Ancient Egypt, and undertake its design and building in an interactive
Boats in Ancient Egypt: Watch a video and learn about the importance of boats
in Ancient Egypt
Mummification – Mummification was a learned process – the earliest Ancient Egyptian cultures simply buried their dead under the hot desert sand. Explore here how the
process of mummification developed.
Clickable Mummy – Welcome to the Clickable Mummy. Click on different parts of the Mummy to view interesting facts and information about the mummification process.
Mummy Case: Watch a video to learn how mummy cases were made
Amenemhet: Learn about a man and his wife by viewing a fragment of a wall found in Ancient Egypt..
Queen Hatshepsut was an 18th-dynasty pharaoh who was one of the handful of female rulers in Ancient Egypt. Her reign was the longest of all the female pharaohs, and her funerary temple still stands as a tribute to her incredible rise to power.
The Woman Who Was King
The Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Ramses the Great – Ramses the Great The Pharaoh Who Made Peace with his Enemies And the First Peace Treaty in History
Daily Life in India – What did the ancient Indians wear? What did they eat? Did
kids play with toys? Did they go to school? This site shares daily life
in three major time periods of ancient India history; the mysterious and so cool
Indus Valley Civilization, the Vedic & Epics Periods, and the Age of Empires.
Ancient India – The British Museum, Illuminating World Cultures
The Story of Rama – Ramayana is the story of Rama. The story of Rama is full of stories of how an ideal man is supposed to behave, how an ideal king is supposed to perform.
Savitri – In this tale of Ancient India the princess Savitri must use all her wit and
will to save her husband from the god of death.
China the Beautiful – This is a homepage for 5,000 years of Chinese cultural heritage – a tiny bit of it anyway. The China Room is like visiting the Chinese gallery in an art museum.
Ancient China – The British Museum, Illuminating World Cultures
Qin Shi Huang – The first emperor of China
A Journey to Beijing – A personal account
Ancient China (The British Museum) – Illuminating World Cultures
National Palace Museum – Visit the museum of Taiwan with exhibits of bronze, ceramics, jade, lacquer ware, decorative costume, religious articles and other
historical artifacts from throughout China’s history.
Confucius – encyclopedia article
Chinese Astrology – Find out what the year has
in store for you by reading your horoscope.
The I Ching – Ask the oracle a question and see what your future may hold
Daily Life in Ancient Greece – How would you have behaved if you had lived in ancient Sparta? (Lie, cheat, steal, because that is the Sparta way!) Or in ancient Athens? Or in Corinth, Argos or Megara? Meet the Greeks! They were a riot!
Passport to Ancient Greece – The Cradle of Western Civilization
Ancient Greece – Visit the ancient olympics, read a story that is a matter of life
and death, and find out what the theater was like 2,350 years ago.
Ancient Greeks – The Greek world, Home life, Growing up in Greece, Gods and heroes, Athens, Sparta, The Olympic Games, Arts and theatre, Greeks at war, Sea and ships
The Greeks – Explore Ancient Greece from its language to its philosophers
Ancient Greek Olympics – It’s around 480 BCE. You are an Olympian contestant, representing your city-state at the Olympic games! How would you behave? Let’s find out!
Real Story of the Ancient Olympic Games – Were the ancient Olympic games better than ours? More fair and square? More about sports and less about money? Are modern games more sexist? More political? Have we strayed from the ancient Olympic ideal? Explore this site and decide for yourself.
The Ancient Olympics – The ancient Greeks dedicated the Olympic Games to the god Zeus. The original games were held on the plain of Olympia in Peloponnesos, Greece.
Life in a city-state – What would it have been like if you had lived in ancient Sparta or in ancient Athens?
Athenian Democracy – This is a brief explanation of government in ancient Athens. The political system of ancient Athens was a democracy, which involved all of its citizens and not merely their representatives by giving them daily access to civic affairs and political power. Both decision-making and decision-enforcing were the duty of every citizen, and not just of those elected by them or of their leaders. The citizens of Athens were directly involved not only in government matters but also in matters of justice, as there was no separation of powers in ancient Athens.
Alexander the Great – King of Macedon
Alexander the Great – This is a well researched history of the life and achievements
of Alexander the Great.
The Great Homepage of Alexander – This site covers everything you’ve always wanted to know about Alexander the Great. This has his early life, bios of parents, military campaigns,
and several images.
The Ancient City of Athens – View archaeological
and architectural remains of ancient Athens
Mythweb – A site devoted to the heroes, gods and monsters of Greek mythology.
The Olympians – These twelve immortals dwelt in a magnificent palace on the heights of Mount Olympus, from which they took their name.
The Myth Man presents Myth Mania: Greek Mythology Today – Scroll down and click on Homework Help
Aesop’s Fables – Here is an online collection of over 600 Aesop Fables indexed in a table by title and moral.
You Wouldn’t Want to be a Roman Gladiator! – Gory things you’d rather not know.
The Romans – From the BBC Schools, this site answers numerous questions about
life in Rome.
Vindolanda Tablets – This online edition of the Vindolanda writing tablets, excavated from the Roman fort at Vindolanda in northern England
Peutinger Table – The Peutinger Table is a map showing network of roads in the Roman
Empire. The map covers Europe, parts of Asia, and North Africa.