Oriental Studies: Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR)

  • hands-on task | Publicly viewable

The ongoing military activities in the area once known as Mesopotamia, modern day Iraq, have highlighted the necessity to preserve the record of the archaeological material culture. AMAR is a full text digital library of publications of site reports of excavations in the region. The database is fully searchable.
In this task you will explore the Archive of Mesopotamian Archaeological Reports (AMAR).

This task will give you a flavour of how AMAR might be used in your research. You can try this task on your own, although it was designed to be done in a classroom with a teacher to support you.

You will need a web browser installed on your computer. Talk to your IT support person about this.