Aims and Scope
The scope of the journal "Annals of Archaeology" encompasses the scientific study of human cultures and societies of the past, including the investigation of material remains, landscapes, and other forms of evidence. This includes, but is not limited to, the following fields:
- Prehistoric archaeology: The study of human cultures and societies that existed before the advent of written records. This includes the study of stone tools, ceramics, architecture, and other material remains from ancient human societies.
- Historical archaeology: The study of human cultures and societies that existed during recorded history. This includes the study of artifacts, architecture, and other material remains from civilizations such as ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome.
- Classical archaeology: The study of the archaeology of the ancient Mediterranean world, including Greece, Rome, and the Near East.
- Anthropological archaeology: The study of human cultures and societies from an anthropological perspective, including the study of social organization, technology, religion, and other aspects of human behavior.
- Experimental archaeology: The use of experimental techniques to investigate and understand ancient human societies, including the replication of ancient technologies and the study of ancient materials using modern analytical techniques.
- Archaeometry: The application of scientific techniques to the study of archaeological materials, including the use of radiocarbon dating, DNA analysis, and other methods.
- Archaeological theory and method: The development and application of theoretical frameworks and methodologies for the study of human cultures and societies of the past.
In addition to research articles, the journal "Annals of Archaeology" also publishes reviews, perspectives, and brief communications in the field of archaeology. The journal is open to submissions from researchers around the world and aims to promote the dissemination of high-quality, original research in archaeology.