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Archaeology & Classical Art

‘Atiqot has been published since 1955, first by the Israel Department of Antiquities and Museums (IDAM) and since 1990 by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA). The articles are not confined to a specific range of periods or topics, but to a geographical area—Israel—that has been influenced by almost every ancient culture that existed in the Levant. Access through JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall: 1955-90 and v.20 (1991)- ) and through the IAA site (v.50 [2005] to the present). The Library owns all volumes.

Access to v.84 (2013) to v.86 (2015) (AAR only). The volumes prior to 2013 are available at the library.

Issued by the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. Focuses on excavations, finds, and problems from the Paleolithic to the Middle Ages. Open access.

Focusing on archaeology in combination with other disciplines (history, history of sciences and technology, architecture, art history). Issued by the ŁTN Research Center in Łódź, Poland. Open access.

An international journal of landscape archaeology. Access to v.1 (2004) to v.16 (2019) (AAR only).

ANMED: News of Archaeology from Anatolia’s Mediterranean Areas and ADALYA: The Annual of the Suna and İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations are both issued by AKMED (Suna and İnan Kıraç Research Institute on Mediterranean Civilizations). Open access.

AAR only. Access also via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall). The AJA book reviews are open access.

This website has published a list of links to open-access journals in ancient studies (and also many other links).

Access via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall). More recent volumes are available in the AAR Library.

Access via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall). More recent volumes are available in the AAR Library.

Antike Welt presents things worth knowing from all areas of archaeology and cultural history, with a main focus on the classical world. Access via JSTOR (with moving wall, AAR only). The Library has all volumes to v.41 (2010).

Issued by the Society of Antiquaries of London, the Antiquaries Journal aims to reflect the multidisciplinary nature of the study of material culture, publishing papers from all periods, from prehistory to the recent past. It addresses research questions from a variety of perspectives, combining, for example, historical, art historical, architectural, linguistic, archaeological, and scientific data. AAR only; the older volumes are available in the Library.

Open access (with moving wall) via Persée.

Access to v.(2010)-v. 89 (2015) (AAR only). The volumes prior to 2010 are available at the Library.

Excavation reports, conference proceedings on archaeology, and classical art in Turkey. Full text online access from v.1 (1983) to the present.

Issued by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. To access the most recent volumes (AAR only), click here. To access via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall), click here.

On textiles of all epochs. Issued by the CTR (Centre for Textile Research) in Copenhagen. Open access.

Archaeology: Approaches, Methods, Theories

Journals on methodologies, theories, different approaches, material culture, anthropology, sociology, etc., all accessible via JSTOR (with moving wall, AAR only): Acta Sociologica ; American Anthropologist ; Annales. Histoire, Sciences sociales ; Annual Review of Anthropology ; Anthropologica ; Anthropology Today ; Archives de sciences sociales des religions ; Cahiers Internationaux de Sociologie ; Cambridge Journal of Anthropology ; Civilisations ; Comparative Studies in Society and History ; Cultural Anthropology ; Current Anthropology ; Dialectical Anthropology ; Historical Archaeology ; Historische Sozialforschung (Historical Social Research) ; L'Homme ; International Journal of Historical Archaeology ; JAR (Journal of Anthropological Research) ; Journal of Anthropology ; Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory ; Journal of Archaeological Research ; Journal of Ritual Studies ; Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute (click here to access v.37 (1907)-v.95 (1965) and here to access the volumes beginning with v.1 (1995), with moving wall) ; Man ; Material Culture ; RES: Anthropology and Aesthetics ; Signs and Society (v.1 (2013)-v.3 (2015) and here for all volumes) ; Social Analysis: The International Journal of Social and Cultural Practice ; Sociological Methodology ; Sociological Theory ; and World Archaeology.

Access to volume 54 (2012) to volume 62 (2020) (AAR only). The volumes prior to 2012 are available at the Library.

Focusing on underwater archaeology, from prehistoric to modern times. Open access thru persée (with moving wall).

Published by the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), focusing on most recent research and excavations. Open access to recent volumes.

Archeologie sperimentali : Temi, metodi, ricerche focuses specifically on experimental methods in archaeology, privileging research fields such as archaeology of production, history of technology and of cratfs and industries. Issued by Università degli studi di Torino. Open access.

At the crossroad between the disciplines of archaeology and social siences, across the epochs. Every issue has a thematic focus. Open access. 

Revue d'archéometrie. Issued by the G.M.P.C.A (Groupe des Méthodes Pluridisciplinaires Contribuant à l'Archéologie). Free access with moving wall. Accessible also thru persée.

Archeostorie: Journal of Public Archaeology (AJPA) is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal that provides Italy with an arena to discuss issues such as the management and communication of heritage and the role of archaeology into contemporary society.

Issued by the Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas. Open access to volumes beginning with v.64 (1991). The Library has all volumes.

Journal of the Institute of Archaeology of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. Special focus on the Black Sea region and on Scythians. Open access. Click here to access the post-2016 volumes, and here for volumes 1947-2016.

Issued by the Università degli Studi di Milano. Open access.

Issued by Ege Universitesi, Izmir. Open access to volumes 1 (1991)–6 (1999).

Issued by the CSIC and the Universidad del País Vasco.

Open access, focusing on all aspects of the ancient Mediterranean; some thematic issues. Published by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona.

Access to volumes 69 (1994) to the present (AAR only). The volumes prior to 1994 are available at the AAR Library.

Bibliotheca Orientalis is a quadrimonthly journal, issued by the Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten, containing reviews and bibliographical data on books published on the ancient and modern Near East. The AAR Library’s online subscription covers volumes 54 (1997) to 77 (2020); older volumes are available in the Library.

Issued by the Ministero dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo. Open access to all volumes.

Open access to the Studi e ricerche and to the Materiali. The Library holds all the previous volumes in print as well as the monographic supplements.

Access via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall).

Founded in 1887 by the Association Pro Aventico, the journal publishes on all aspects related to Avenches in Roman times (Aventicum). Free access with moving wall.

The Bulletin de l’Institut français d’archéologie orientale focuses on Egypt up to late antiquity. Open access.

Access via CUP (also newest volumes) and via JSTOR, with moving wall (AAR only).

BHA, inaugurated over 20 years ago, publishes on the histories of archaeologies (all aeras and all epochs), including also intersections with related histories, such as those of collecting, colonialism, exploration, fieldwork, heritage and museums. Open access.

One of the most important journals on the archaeology of the city of Rome. Access via JSTOR with moving wall, beginning with volume 82 (1970). Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg provides access to volume 1 (1872) to volume 53 (1925). The AAR Library owns the complete run.

Byrsa: Rivista di Arte, Cultura e Archeologia del Mediterraneo focuses on Punic antiquities. Access to more recent issues (AAR only); the earlier volumes are available in the Library.

CAA : Journal of Computer Applications in Archaeology focuses on the application and development of digital technologies in archaeology, such as 3D modelling, spatial analysis, remote sensing, geophysics, semantic web and more. Open access.

Issued by the Institución Fernando el Católico (Zaragoza). Free online access to some of the volumes.

Access to v.7 (1997) to v.27 (2017) (AAR only). The volumes prior to 1997 are available at the Library.

Issued by the Società Scientifica 'Scuola archeologica italiana di Cartagine'. Open access. 

The École française de Rome publishes the preliminary results of its teams’ excavations in this electronic journal.

Issued by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. Free access.

Access via JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall).

Issued by the Universitat Pompeu Fabra Barcelona. Free access with moving wall.

Dissertationes Archaeologicae ex Instituto Archaeologico Universitatis de Rolando Eötvös Nominatae (Budapest). Papers from the Institute of Archaeological Sciences. Open access to ser. I v.1 (1958)-v.10 (1969), ser. II v.1 (1972)-v.13 (1987) and ser. III v.1 (2013) to present.

Eidola

Eidola : International Journal of Classical Art History focuses on archaic and classical Greece and the urban and provincial Roman world. It also welcomes essays on subjects in other areas of antiquity, acknowledging the continuity of an ancient figurative tradition which greatly influenced the production of images long after the empire ended. The Library's subscription ends with v.17 (2020). The volumes are available in the Library, too.

Issued by the Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya. Prior to 1983: Ampúrias. Free access to all volumes.

Issued by the Institute for Etruscan and Italic Studies at New York University.

EXARC Journal publishes since 2004 on archaeological open-air museums, experimental archaeology and ancient technology. Open access.

FACTA : A Journal of Late Roman, Medieval and Post-Medieval Material Culture Studies promotes the publication of research results in post-classical archaeology, from Late Antiquity to contemporary age. Topics range from archeology and production history to trade and consumption, including fields as environmental archeology, bio-archeology and archaeometry. AAR only.

FOLD&R (shortened from Fasti On Line Documents & Research) is an archaeological journal published since 2004 by the International Association for Classical Archaeology (AIAC) in collaboration with the Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali.

On issues such as the political and the ethical dimensions of archaeology, on questioning of archaeological truth claims, on demands for the return of cultural property, and else ; further, on critiques of ideology and discourse analyses, that include critiques of androcentrism, heteronormativity, and colonial discourse. Open access.

Groma : documenting archaeolgy is focusing particularly on Mediterranean archaeology and to specific methodological aspects such as archaeological documentation and landscape archaeology. Issued by the Department of History and Cultures (DISCI) of the University of Bologna. Open access.

Issued by the Archäologisches Seminar at the Universittät of Bern, Switzerland, and focusing on classical archaeology and the history of classical art. Click here to access v.1 (1975) to v.21 (2009), also available in the Library. Beginning with v.22 (2017) online only, as HASBonline

IANSA : Interdisciplinaria archaeologica : Natural Sciences in Archaeology focuses on bioarchaeology, geoarchaeology, dating methods in archaeology and computational archaeology. Open access.

Issued by the Archaeological Institute of Albania, focusing on archaeology and history of Illyria. Free access thru persée (with moving wall).

AAR only. The Library’s subscription to online content covers v.26 (1997) to v.49 (2020). Volumes prior to 1997 are available in the Library.

Hosted by the Department of Archaeology at the University of York. Open access. See also supplemental publications ('e-monographs').

Iran is the journal of the British Institute of Persian Studies. Older volumes are available thru JSTOR (AAR only) or in the library.

Iraq is published on behalf of the British Institute for the Study of Iraq. Issues prior to 2011 are available at JSTOR and in the Library.

Available also at JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall), or in the Library, beginning with v.1 (1974).

Open access. Specific focus on interculturality in the ancient world.

The Journal of Maritime Archaeology is an international journal addressing all aspects of maritime archaeology, both terrestrial and underwater. Access thru JSTOR (with moving wall, AAR only).

Free access to a few volumes.

JNES publishes on the civilizations of the Near East from prehistory to the end of the Ottoman period in 1922, embraings a uniquely broad scope of time, place, and topic (Assyriology, Egyptology, Hittitology, Hebrew Bible, and allied ancient studies, as well as a second area of emphasis in early, medieval, and early-modern Islamic studies). The Library's subscription ends with v.79 (2020). Accessible also thru JSTOR (AAR only, with moving wall).

The Journal of Open Archaeology Data features peer-reviewed data papers describing archaeology datasets with high reuse potential. The editorial team works with a number of specialist and institutional data repositories to ensure that the associated data are professionally archived, preserved, and openly available. Equally importantly, the data and the papers are citable, and reuse is tracked.

The Library's online subscription starts with v.26 (2013). All volumes are available in the Library.

Publishes on the literatures and civilizations of the Near East, North Africa, South and Southeast Asia, Inner Asia, the Far East and the Islamic World, including fields of reseach such as Arab music, Persian cuneiform, and of Buddhism in India, and more. AAR only. 

Free access thru the Museio Benaki. The journal contains research relating to the objects in the Museum's collections and annual reports on the activities of the Museum's research departments.

The Journal of Urban Archaeology is the first dedicated scholarly journal to recognize urban archaeology as a field within its own right. On the archaeology of urban societies and networks in all parts of the world and across all periods of time. Open access.

Publishes research in archaeology and history on North Africa in ancient times. AAR only. All volumes are accessible in the Library.

Issued by the Association for Coroplastic Studies (ACoSt). Open access.

Covers a broad range of subjects regarding Libya, including archaeology, ancient and Islamic history, geology, geography and social sciences. AAR only. Available also in the Library, including the older volumes.

The Library's subscription covers v.1 (2009) to v.11 (2019). Publishes on all aspects of archaeology and history of all the countries that look out upon the Mediterranean Sea.

Access provided by JSTOR.

Click here to access the newer issues (AAR only). Accessible also thru persée (open access, with moving wall) or revues.org (open access, with moving wall). See also the the Chronique des activités archéologiques de l'École française de Rome, the yearly excavation reports of the EFR (open access). The Library has all volumes as well as the monographic series Collection de l'Ecole fançaise de Rome. 

Access via CUP to current issues (AAR only); access via JSTOR (with moving wall, AAR only).

Nouvelles de l’Archéologie presents the main trends and challenges facing archaeology in France and abroad. Each issue includes information on the latest scientific policies, on archaeological teaching and training, on the organization and undertaking of research, and on funding and employment opportunities. Further, it publishes information on various meetings and congresses and on issues relating to the preservation and presentation of the archaeological heritage, including publications, audiovisual productions, internet sites, and other means of communication. In addition, every other issue contains a special thematic section.

Issued by the Universidad de Huelva.

Open Archaeology is a peer-reviewed, electronic-only journal that publishes original research on all aspects of archaeology without any geographical or temporal restrictions. The journal encompasses novel, interdisciplinary approaches to archaeological data including archaeological science, theory, and interpretation as well as archaeological heritage management and promotion.

Focusing on all aspects of classical civilization, issued by the Università di Perugia. Open access.

Issued by the Archaeological Institute of the University of Groningen, Palaeohistoria focuses on material culture, excavation results, surveys, and coring campaigns.

The European Journal of Post-Classical Archaeologies (PCA) is an independent, international, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the communication of postclassical research.

Pegasus: Berliner Beiträge zum Nachleben der Antike (issued by Census of Antique Works of Art and Architecture Known in the Renaissance) covers research in all disciplines focusing on the classical tradition and the reception and adaption of classical antiquity. 

Pontica, the annual journal of the Museum of National History and Archaeology at Constantza (MINAC), has been published without interruption since 1968. The focus is on the archaeology and the history of the classical world, especially in the Black Sea area.

Issued by the Società Friulana di Archeologia. Open access.

Radiocarbon is the international journal of record for technical and interpretive articles and date lists relevant to 14C and other radioisotopes and techniques used in archaeological, geophysical, oceanographic, and related dating. Radiocarbon is published by the University of Arizona (via the Arizona Board of Regents) in partnership with Cambridge University Press.

Regional Archaeology: Ancient Near East

ADAJ (Annual of the Department of Antiquities of Jordan) ; Archaeology & History in Lebanon ; Archaeology in Jordan ; AisAnA (Asia Anteriore Antica : Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures) ; 'Atiqot : Publication of the Israel Antiquities Authority ; Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research ; Hadashot Arkheologiyot : Excavations and Surveys in Israel ; IFAO Rapports d'activités annuels ; Iran ; Iraq ; Journal of Near Eastern Studies ; Jordan Journal for History and Archaeology ; Journal of the American Oriental Society ; Journal of the General Union of Arab Archaeologists ; Near Eastern Archaeology ; Palestine Exploration Quarterly ; QVO (Quaderni di Vicino Oriente) ; Revista del Istituto de Historia Antigua Oriental ; SHAJ (Studies in the history and archaeology of Jordan) ; Strata (The Bulletin of the Anglo-Israel Archaeological Society) ; Syria : Archéologie, art et histoire ; ZDMG (Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft) [...]

Regional Archaeology: Black Sea Area

Arheologia ; Bulgarian e-Journal of Archaeology ;  Dacia ; KAREN : The Journal of the Institute of Black Sea Studies ; Pontica ; [...] ; MAIASPProceedings in archaeology and history of ancient and medieval Black Sea region ; see also the  volumes in the monographic series BSS (Black Sea Studies, isssued by the Danish National Research Foundation's Centre for Black Sea Studies) ; the site Bibliotheca Chersonessitana offers specialized literature for download. 

Regional Archaeology: Danube Provinces

Dacia ; Iliria (plus monographic volumes) ; Novensia; [...]

Regional Archaeology: Greece

Some journals focusing on the archaeology and the history of ancient Greece: [...] ; AE (Archaiologikē Ephēmeris) ; the Annual of the BSA (JSTOR with moving wall) ; Anthemon (issued by the Friends of the Akropolis) ; the monographic series BAE (Vivliothēkē tēs en Athēnais Archaiologikēs Hetaireias) ; Ergon ; Hesperia ; the Journal of the Benaki Museum ; Mentōr ; PAE (Praktika tēs en Athēnais Archaiologikēs Hetaireias) ; Proceedings of the Danish Institute at Athens ; Tekmeria ; Themata archaiologias [...]

Regional Archaeology: North Africa

Antiquités africaines (persée with moving wall) ; Cartagine: Studi e ricerche ; KarthagoLibyan Studies ; [...]

Regional Archaeology: Provinces, Northern

Britannia (JSTOR, AAR only, with moving wall) ; Funde und Ausgrabungen im Bezirk Trier (Rheinisches Landesmuseum, open access) ; Gallia and its supplements (persée with moving wall) ; Gallia préhistoire and its supplements (persée with moving wall) ; Germania (DAI, open access) ; [...]

Regional Archaeology: Switzerland

Some journals focusing on archaeolgy and ancient history in Switzerland: AS: Archäologie Schweiz: Mitteilungsblatt von Archäologie Schweiz (= Archéologie Suisse: Bulletin d'Archéologie Suisse = Archeologia Svizzera: Bollettino di Archeologia Svizzera) and its predecessor Archäologie der Schweiz (= Archéologie suisse = Archeologia svizzera) ; Archäologie Bern (= Annuaire du Service archéologique du canton Berne) and its predecessor Archäologie im Kanton Bern: Fundberichte und Aufsätze (= Archéologie dans le canton de Berne: chronique archéologique et textes) ; Bollettino dell'Associazione archeologica ticinese ; Bulletin de l'Association Pro Aventico ; CAF = FHA (Cahiers d'archéologie fribourgeoise = Freiburger Hefte für Archäologie) ; Genava: revue d'histoire de l'art et d'archéologie ; Magazin Augusta Raurica [...]

Regional Archaeology: Turkey and Asia Minor

Some journals focusing on the material culture of Turkey & Asia Minor in classical times: ADALYA (The Annual of the is the Suna & İnan Kıraç Research CInstitute on Mediterranean Civilisations) ; Anadolu Araştırmaları Dergisi (issued by Istanbul University) ; Anatolia antiqua (issued by the IFEA, the Institut français d'études anatoliennes) ; Anatolica (with moving wall, by the Netherlands Institute for the Near East in Leiden) ; ANMED (News of Archaeology from Anatolia's Mediterranean Areas) ; Araştırma Sonuçları Toplantısı ; Archivum Anatolicum ; Arkeoloji Dergisi (Ege Universitesi, Izmir, several volumes) ; Arkeometri Sonuçları Toplantıları ; Arkhaia Anatolika ; Gephyra ; Heritage Turkey (issued by the British Institute at Ankara) ; Kazı Sonuçları Toplantısı (Annual archaeological reports published by the Turkish ministry of Culture) ; Müze Çalışmaları ve Kurtarma Kazıları Sempozyumu ; TINA: Maritime archaeology periodical ; [...]

On conservation and valorisation of all kinds of endangered, neglected, ruined architectural structures; further focusing on methods and approaches of study of and intervention on architectural heritage in archaeological contexts. Issued by the Università degli Studi di Firenze. Open access. 

Focusing on the study of the material culture of antiquity, on relations between the Mediterranean and Central Europe, on the traditions of ancient art in European culture, and other related phenomena. Issued by the Institute of Classical Archaeology at the Univerzita Karlova, Prague.

Issued by the Institute of Archaeology at the Jagiellonian University in Kraków. Open access with moving wall.

Bollettino del Centro Studi Archeologici di Boscoreale, Boscotrecase e Trecase.

Published since 1920 by the Institut français du Proche-Orient, on ancient Syria (including the current states Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, and Palestinian Territories). The covered chronological period runs from the prehistory until the Muslim conquest. Some issues are dedicated to specific topics. Free access to some, but not all, volumes, including the supplements.

Technè : La science au service de l’histoire et de l’art de la préservation des biens culturels, issued by the C2RMF (Centre de recherche et de restauration des musées de France), on the intersection of research in humanities and applied science. Open access to more recent volumes.

The geographic focus of the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Journal (TRAJ) is the whole of the Roman world, including areas beyond the frontiers where Roman influence was evident; its temporal scope is from the Bronze Age to the late antique period. TRAJ provides a venue for innovative and interdisciplinary research in the field of Roman archaeology, promoting the use of theoretical approaches to the Roman past. The proceedings of the TRAC conferences are accessible here; the AAR Library holds all volumes.

Dealing with all aspects of classical art and architecture, throughout the Mediterranean. Open access.

Issued by the Turkish Foundation for Underwater Archaeology, with the aim to introduce the archaeological riches of Turkey and its seas to the world public and scientific institutions.

A journal dedicated to the interdisciplinary study of past visual cultures, referring to the study of images and the visual as roughly outlined by visual culture studies, Bildwissenschaften and similar areas which became apparent in the wake of the iconic and the pictorial turn. Open access.

West & East : Rivista della Scuola di Specializzazione in Beni Archeologici. Issued by the Università degli Studi di Trieste (open access).

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