Ancient Civilizations

Ancient Civilizations

[ Egypt | Greece & Rome | Mesopotamia | India ]

» Ancient Civilizations Theme Page

This Community Network Learning site covers a wide variety of ancient history---thorough list of links.

» Odyssey Online

Back in time to Africa, Rome, Egypt, Greece, and the Near East. The Carlos Museum at Emory University and the Memorial Art Gallery at the University of Rochester have combined their ancient civilization art collections and posted them online.


» Odyssey Online's Egypt

Topics covered are mythology, the daily lives of the people, death & burial, and archaeology. Games, puzzles, are included.

» Egyptian Art and Archaeology Tour

Exhibit and tour of Ancient Egyptian artifacts. References and online exhibit

» Metropolitan Museum of Art: Egyptian Art

Fifty highlights from the department are presented online in approximate chronological order.

» Ancient Egypt

Afterlife, Grave Goods, Mythology, and Monuments and Tombs, rulers of Egypt, and day-to-day lives of the Egyptian people.

» Detroit Institute of Art: Ancient Art Egypt

Take a gallery tour by clicking on the artwork and following the Next icons.

» Egypt Gift of the Nile

Discover Egypt contains interactive games suitable for elementary ages such as Barbershop and the story of eight-year-old Soho.

» Tour of Egypt

Articles, pictures, essays, photos, games, and facts about Egypt. Photographs of monuments, tombs, and the Egyptian landscape.

» Guardian's Egypt

» NOVA Online Adventure: Mysteries of the Nile

Greece & Rome

» Greek Civilization

Excellent resources for any study on Ancient Greek civilization.

» Ancient Greek Medicine

An online exhibit prepared by Michael North of the History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine, this site covers loss and recovery of Greek medicine, timeline, vocabulary, Olympian healers, Hippocrates, Aristotle, Galen, and other Greek physicians. Not technical or text intensive.

» Odyssey Online: Greece

» Odyssey Online: Rome


» Why do civilizations fall? Mesopotamia

» Cultures from the Cradle of Civilization

Mesopotamia, the Indus River Valley, and the Hwang Ho River Valley are all studied