Read the article by Eric Kansa in Academic Commons, December 4, 2006:
"Open Context is a free, open-access online database resource for archaeology and related fields.
It is a highly-generalized tool that pools and integrates individual researcher datasets and
museum collections. Funding for the development of Open Context came from the William and Flora
Open Context has a variety of demonstration datasets now available for exploration and testing.
These include field archaeology contextual records and finds registers, geo-archaeological
samples, and a variety of zooarchaeological analyses. We are also adding museum and reference
collection datasets. Some projects have rich image collections and narrative material, and others
are of primary interest for specialist comparative analyses..."