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Art 478: Vikings

Research Guide for students in Art 478.

Reference Books

The following are only a selected list of additional archaeology reference books available at Marquand and Firestone.  Click on the links to go to the Library Catalog to search by title, author or call number.

Web Resources

There are many websites with archaeological information, including:

  • Oxford Art Online's article on archaeology 
  • The Archaeological Institute of America website (has information about Archaeology magazine and the American Journal of Archaeology as well as help for students who want to get involved in fieldwork and site preservation projects); general information here
  • The Archaeology Channel (has streaming audio-visual resources about archaeology and important historical sites)
  • ArchaeoSeek (billing itself as a social network for archaeologists, this site offers a place to discuss and connect with other archaeology enthusiasts)
  • Artefacts (French database of "petits objets archéologiques.")
  • National Archaeological Database (according to its website, "an effort was initiated by the National Park Service Archaeological Assistance Division in the 1980s to improve nationwide access to information on archeological activities")


Here are some online databases available at Princeton (to see a list of all of the Art & Archaeology databases, click here, or alternatively search for databases with the word archaeology or archeology; the GEOSCIENCES and HISTORY, etc. lists of databases may include others of interest/relevance):

If you need to search for images, try this Image Searching page .

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