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2023-2024 Annual Report

May 31, 2024

The AWMC Annual Report for the 2023-24 academic year is now available. As always, the Center would like to thank its staff and collaborators for their hard work and contributions to another productive and rewarding year!

Summer Break

May 31, 2024

The Ancient World Mapping Center will be closed for vacation from June 1-30, and our email and phones will not be regularly monitored. For urgent inquiries during this time, please contact Gabriel Moss ( or Richard Talbert (

AWMC Interactive Released for Beta Testing

February 20, 2024

We are excited to announce that AWMC Interactive is now online and available for beta testing.  Users can access the application at this link. AWMC Interactive replaces Antiquity À-la-carte, which went offline in December 2023.  It allows users to view … Read more

Antiquity À-la-carte Replacement Underway

January 16, 2024

As some have noticed, Antiquity À-la-carte is no longer online.  Built by former AWMC Director Ryan Horne, for over a decade this digital atlas allowed users to navigate ancient geographic data from the collections of AWMC and Pleiades , and … Read more

AWMC’s New Website

January 9, 2024

As we enter the spring semester, the Ancient World Mapping Center is excited to launch its redesigned and revitalized website. Thanks in large part to the hard work and technical expertise of Undergraduate Research Assistant Cameron Neale, the new site … Read more

Late Ottoman Turkey in Princeton’s Forgotten Maps: Part V

January 5, 2024

Princeton University Library in collaboration with Richard Talbert has released the fifth and final installment in their digital exhibit on the cartography of the late Ottoman Empire. The projects is available at this link.