This section on archaeology was initially compiled by Marquand Library intern Caitlin Servilio in Fall 2010.
Princeton's Visual Resources Collection in the Department of Art & Archaeology oversees archaeological archives for the Department.
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.
There are many websites with archaeological information, including:
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 .
Princeton has over 100 e-journals with archaeology as a subject. Access them here.
If you're browsing for books on a certain archaeological subject, it might be worthwhile to first look up the call number range that your subject is likely to be in using the Library of Congress Classification system.
Here are a few general classes that might be useful:
C Auxiliary Sciences of History
D World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, etc.
You may visit these call number areas in Firestone or Marquand to browse for relevant content, however a virtual browse via the library catalog will be more complete due to substantial collections out at ReCAP (remote storage) and inaccessibility of Marquand stacks during Art Museum construction (2021-24/25 or so).