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Archaeology and Anthropology: Use Dictionaries

Online dictionaries and encyclopaedias

CREDOreference - Online reference books including encyclopaedias, dictionaries and thesauri in a wide range of subject areas.

Oxford English Dictionary

Oxford Language Dictionaries - English, French, German, Spanish and Italian

Some other useful resources

A thesaurus of British archaeology - is ueful for finding alternative terms for your searches

Another similar resource can be found here

The Thesaurus of archaeological site types is a publication by English Heritage with lots of terms connected with monuments you will come across in the literature


Some useful dictionaries and encylopedias

Companion Encyclopedia

This book is a series of essays on every major topic in Anthropology. There is also a print copy.