This is a list of websites that may help in your research. I will add new ones as I find them. If you know of one not listed here, please let me know and I will add it.
Keep in mind that manuscripts are not just for people who make scrolls - they might contain a drawing of what you are looking for.
If any of these links don't work for you, try putting them in The Wayback Machine at archive.org
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Google Translate will translate almost any language into almost any other. The results are not perfect, but they are good enough to see if you need to research a certain source further.
Antique Jewelry University
British Library Digital Scholarship Blog
British Library - List of their Blogs
Portable Antiquities Scheme
UK Detector Finds Database
York Archaeological Trust Publications
Some past issues of The Archaeology of York and Northern Archaeology Today can be downloaded free of charge.
Arheoloogia Tartu Ulikoolis
book downloads - not in English, but there English abstracts and photo captions are translated.
The International Dunhuang Project - The Silk Road Online
Metal weights and measures
Arhaus University Free ebook of the month
On-Line Digital Archive of Documents on Weaving and Related Topics
Society for Creative Anachronism