These tours have been designed for students and the public.

They use material on the web to show the wealth of information that is available. They are visual with many images and minimal text. The url given for each image enables users to learn more about any subject. Particular attention has been given to highlighting both the scholarly websites and the public resources of social networking sites, Wikipedia and Google Earth/Maps.

The Riverine Cultures

Continents

Collections

The Nile: from the source to Aswan

The Nile: from Aswan to Luxor

The Nile: from Naqada to the Mediterranean

Mesopotamia: the Tigris and Euphrates: from the source to Baghdad

Mesopotamia: the Tigris and Euphrates: from Baghdad to the Arabian Gulf

The Indus Valley

China from the Neolithic to the Zhou  8000 to 1045

The Zhou and Qin Dynasties 1045 to 206BC

The Han Dynasty 206BC to 220AD

The Americas before the Maya and the Moche

Neolithic and Bronze Age: The Danube and central Europe

Iron Age central and northern Europe: Hallstatt, La Tène and the Celts

Africa

The Nile: from the source to Aswan

The Nile: from Aswan to Luxor

The Nile: from Naqada to the Mediterranean

Asia

Mesopotamia: the Tigris and Euphrates: from the source to Baghdad

Mesopotamia: the Tigris and Euphrates: from Baghdad to the Arabian Gulf

The Indus Valley

China from the Neolithic to the Zhou  8000 to 1045

The Zhou and Qin Dynasties 1045 to 206BC

The Han Dynasty 206BC to 220AD

The Silk Road and its predecessors: from Xi’an to Kokand

Americas

The Americas before the Maya and the Moche

Europe

Neolithic and Bronze Age: The Danube and central Europe

Iron Age central and northern Europe: Hallstatt, La Tène and the Celts

Nomads

The nomads of Eurasia

Ashmolean Museum

Egypt

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Near East

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India

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China

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Europe

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