Our award-winning, membership-based eHRAF Archaeology database contains information on the prehistory of the world for a sample of archaeological traditions.
Designed with comparative archaeological research in mind, eHRAF differs from other academic online databases that you may be used to.
The contents are organized by traditions and indexed at the paragraph level by HRAF anthropologists with unique subject identifier codes from the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM), making it ideal for both exploratory, in-depth cultural research, and cross-archaeological comparisons.
Quick Start Guide
New to eHRAF? This guide will walk you through the basics.
Browse over 100 tradition collections to discover rich data covering a sample of the world's societies.
Each paragraph of text in eHRAF has been indexed by HRAF anthropologists using the Outline of Cultural Materials (OCM), a vast ethnographic classification system and subject thesaurus.
Find ethnographic sources contained in eHRAF by browsing and filtering documents.