African Writing Systems - Professor Ayele Bekerie introduces the various writing systems of Africa including Ancient Egyptian, Meroitic and Ethiopic. Petroglyphs, pictographs, syllabic and alphabetic types.
American Society of Greek and Latin Epigraphy - A non-profit organization whose purpose is to further research in, and the teaching of, Greek and Latin epigraphy in North America. The Society fosters collaboration in the field and facilitates the exchange of scholarly research and discussion, both in the public forum and in published form.
British Epigraphy Society - An independent 'chapter' of the Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine. Aims, constitution, committee, events, news, jobs and prizes.
Celtic Inscribed Stones - A study by University College London of all non-Runic early mediaeval inscribed stones in the British Isles and Brittany. Scope, researchers, and online database.
Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies - Research facility for the study of Greek and Latin inscriptions and manuscripts in the United States. Its purpose is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information for the ancient and medieval world.
Chicago Demotic Dictionary (CDD) - A lexicographic tool for reading texts written in a late stage of the ancient Egyptian language and in a highly cursive script known as Demotic.
Chiron - Journal of the German Archaeological Institute, covering many epigraphic topics. Lsts content of recent volumes.
Iberian Epigraphy - Jesús Rodríguez Ramos discusses and illustrates the languages and writing systems of Spain and Portugal, including Celtiberian and Sudlusitanian-Tartessian, with selected bibliography.
Inscriptions from the Land of Israel - Project of the University of Virginia to create a searchable database of all the inscriptions from Israel from c.330 BC to 614 AD. Inscriptions from Beth She'arim currently available.
The Oriental Institute and Epigraphy - The epigraphic survey of this institute of the University of Chicago was founded in 1924 and continues to record inscriptions and decoration on Ancient Egyptian monuments.
Phaistos Disc - Ole Hagen argues that this inscription from Minoan Crete is a calendar. Includes drawings of both faces of the disc.
Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik (ZPE) - International Journal for Papyrology and Ancient Epigraphics, covering the full spectrum of ancient texts. The articles are written in the author's languages, including English, German, and French.
Picturing the Past - Researcher Tom Malzbender has invented a tool that lets scholars see ancient inscribed texts in ways never before possible. Illustrated article from Hewlett-Packard Labs. (December 6, 2000)
Earliest Writing Found - The earliest examples of writing may have been discovered in Pakistan, according to archaeologists working on the Harappa project. BBC News report. (May 4, 1999)