Skip to Content

  Archaeology: Regional: Asia

Asia (Subscribe)



Xinhua - Chinese, Japanese Started Prehistoric Exchanges 7,000 Years Ago

Explores the conclusions of a conference of Asian scholars and archaeologists that cultural exchanges occurred on a route from northeast China through Russian areas to Japan over 7,000 years ago.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

The Spice Routes

Details on the ancient spice routes between Southeast Asia and Africa.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

The Sintashta Culture and Some Questions of Indo-European Origins

This theory proposes a local development of East-European cultures from Enaeolithic to Pit-grave culture, Catacomb culture, Timber-grave (or Srubnaya) culture and Andronovo culture, which migrated south to India.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

The Alekseev Manuscript

A lecture by the distinguished Soviet scholar Valery Alexeev at Harvard University in 1991 on the state of archaeology in the former USSR and description of the physical and political geography of Eurasia.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Southeast Asian Archaeology Bibliographic Database

An interactive bibliographic database devoted to scholarly research pertaining to Southeast Asian archaeology and anthropology.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

South Asian Archaeology 1999

A report from the IIAS Newsletter on the 15th South Asian Archaeology Conference for the exchange of new ideas, and latest results of excavation and research by archaeologists and art historians working on South Asia and the Silk Road region.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Semthan: The Prehistoric Period of Kashmir

Synopsis of investigation into Kashmir prehistory, revealing Greek influence and discoveries of important relics.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

New Light On A Forgotten Past

Synopsis of the book written by Wilhelm G. Solheim II which re-examines established beliefs on ancient horticulture, bronze casting, migration, and other aspects after new discoveries in southeast Asia.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Institute of History and Philology

Academia Sinica, a Taiwanese institute, describes its research departments on history, linguistics, archaeology, anthropology, and the Chinese writing systems.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Early Iron in China, Korea, and Japan

Explores the use of iron in east Asia and Siberia, from a meeting of the Association for Asian Studies in Los Angeles, in 1993.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

BBC - Origin of Dogs Traced

Explores how virtually all dogs evolved from just a handful of wolves tamed by humans living in or near China less than 15,000 years ago.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Artistic Features of Jewelry Art from Central Asia (IV BC - IV AD)

Attempts to identify the unique artistic features of jewelry and draw conclusions based on differences in the quality of articles from various treasures.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It

Ancient Jewelry from Central Asia

Provides a short history of research of jewelry art in Central Asia from 400 BC to 400 AD.

Review It Rate It Bookmark It