You can assist existing research projects with tasks that need human intelligence, such as the accurate location of artefact findspots or photographed scenes, the identification of subject matter in historic archives, the masking of photos meant for 3D modelling, or the transcription of letters and catalogues. Other tasks might require on-location contributions by members of the public, such as submitting your own photographs of particular archaeological sites or objects. By contributing to a MicroPasts project you will:
To start contributing, just choose one of our Featured Projects below or visit our full list of ongoing Projects.
Transcription of Context Cards for Bronze Age Bronze finds recorded in the British Museum Bronze Age Index
Transcribing handwritten information about axes from the British Neolithic
This application looks to trace the outlines of Bronze Age axes from East Anglia and thereby describe their formal shape, It asks you digitise the shape of bronze axes via your web browser. The resulting axe shapes can be used to establish stylistic an...
Transcribing field records from Sir Leonard Woolley's excavations at Bronze Age Tell Atchana in Turkey
Help transcribe financial lists of donors to Egyptological fieldwork in 1908 and 1909
Application for the tagging of short YouTube videos focussing on the Roman Empire and its heritage in modern Britain
Translating a German language newspaper from New Forest Setley Plain POW Camp 65
A transcription project for the Society of Antiquaries of London.
Help coin specialists to identify detailed 'die chains' of Iron Age coins from the British Southwest.