What follows are a series of links to various websites related to major historical sites and/or civilizations. Students using these links must always keep in the mind that there is no guarantee the information on these websites is accurate. The information you gain from these websites should be seen as a supplement to what you learn in class and from texts, not a replacement for those sources.

General Art History Topics

Prehistoric and Ancient Art
  • Dur Sharrukin: Oriental Institute of Chicago review of their excavations at Sargon II's palace

  • Lamassu: Metropolitan article on lamassi

  • Assyrian Art: Highlights from the Oriental Institute of Chicago's collection

  • The Circle of Ancient Iranian Studies: Home site contains links to articles and new items relating to all periods of ancient Iran, along with a vast collection of images from the Achaemenid, Parthian, and and Sasanian periods

Renaissance Art

Asian Art
Modern and Contemporary Art

Professional Art Historical Organizations


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