Intro to Archaeology Web Site Project

Links to reliable sites, questionable sites, and tools to evaluate them

Methods for evaluating web sites and scientific claims:

Some search engines to use for checking what other sites link to or discuss a site:

Find out who or what institution owns the domain name of the site:

Lists of mostly legitimate archaeology sites:

Some seriously questionable archaeology sites:

Some sites devoted to debunking or refuting wild archaeological claims:

Many of the fringe sites above, and some of the evaluation sites, were lifted from Elizabeth J. Lawlor's wonderful site at

A Tumilaca pottery motif Intro to Archaeology Web Project by Bruce Owen
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Revised: 28 September 2002