Journal of Archaeological Science

Type

Journal

Institution

Elsevier

Platform

Elsevier

Cost

Open access

Available in

English

Description*

This journal publishes applications of scientific methodologies across the broad discipline of archaeology. It can be accessed through the website of Elsevier, an academic publisher.

The journal focusses on publishing review articles and original research that offer a multidisciplinary perspectives to advance the application of scientific techniques in archaeology. In addition to this, the journal facilitates an international forum for scientists to debate and address global applicability of archaeological research.

 Some of the most cited and dowloaded articles of the journal are:

  • Christian-Muslim contacts across the Mediterranean: Byzantine glass mosaics in the Great Umayyad Mosque of Córdoba (Spain)Chronology of early Islamic glass compositions from Egypt
  • Soil geochemistry, phytoliths and artefacts from an early Swahili daub house, Unguja Ukuu, Zanzibar
  • High-resolution remote sensing and advanced classification techniques for the prospection of archaeological sites’ markers: The case of dung deposits in the Shashi-Limpopo Confluence area (southern Africa)
  • Satellite-based remote sensing rapidly reveals extensive record of Holocene coastal settlement on Madagascar