The two databases from HRAF (Human Relations Area Files) a research agency in the field of Archaeology and cultural anthropology are now available at Stockholm University.

  • eHRAF Archaeology focuses on in-depth descriptive documents of archaeological traditions from around the world
  • eHRAF World Cultures contains ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life.

eHRAF is unique in having subject indexing at the paragraph level. This allows detailed and precise searching for concepts not easily found with keywords. Teachers please visit:  Teaching eHRAF  or contact and we will connect you with eHRAF.

Access eHRAF Archaeology

Access du eHRAF World Cultures


The Library’s acquisition is based on user needs and demands. Please send your comments to