Arkhaia Anatolika, which was founded in 2018, is an international peer-reviewed scientific journal on Anatolian Archaeology. Arkhaia Anatolika contains original scientific publications. Manuscripts may be submitted in the form of editorials, original research article, archaeological excavations report and archaeological surveys report. Except for editorial studies, all articles published in the journal are subject to double-blind peer review process. Arkhaia Anatolika is published annually. If deemed necessary, special issues may also be published.

Focus and Scope

Arkhaia Anatolika, The Journal of Anatolian Archaeological Studies is focused on research conducted in Anatolian Archaeology. Anatolia, which constitutes a bridge between Asia and Europe, is the site of numerous cultures with a rich cultural history. Arkhaia Anatolika aspires to publish academic work that will enlighten the historical and cultural background of Anatolia which opened the path for the development of civilizations. The Journal includes articles regarding research, study, documentation, and preservation of the Anatolian cultures as well as interpretation of interrelations between them.

Arkhaia Anatolika covers chronologically the prehistoric periods, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Archaic Period, the Classical Period, the Hellenistic Period, the Roman Period, the Late Antiquity, the Byzantine Period and the Middle Ages. In this context, the journal covers articles containing the results of original research in the fields of Prehistory, Protohistory and Near Eastern Archaeology, Classical Archaeology, Underwater Archeology, Numismatics, Ancient History, Ancient Philology and Epigraphy, Late Antique, Byzantine and Medieval History and Art, Archaeometry, Zooarchaeology, Anthropology, Architectural History, Conservation and Restoration, Cultural Heritage and other relevant disciplines.

Arkhaia Anatolika is an international, independent, double-blind peer reviewed, Open Access and online publishing journal, which aims to publish papers on all the related areas of Anatolian Archaeology. The journal is published annually. If deemed necessary, special issues may also be published.

Arkhaia Anatolika adopted an Open Access policy that enables the unrestricted access and reuse of all peer-reviewed published research. All accepted articles are published online in the journal website (, throughout the year in the relevant issue (Volume 6: January-December 2023). At the end of December, the relevant issue is completed. All original research papers published by Arkhaia Anatolika are available freely and permanently accessible online immediately after publication.

All research articles published in Arkhaia Anatolika undergo double-blind peer review. Arkhaia Anatolika carefully supervises the entire process at every stage and makes sure that all actors in the process work effectively towards the achievement of timely publication. Reviewers and Assistant Editors advise the Editor-in Chief, who is responsible for the final decision to accept or reject the article.

Arkhaia Anatolika works closely with authors, reviewers and editors to promote adherence to the core principles of publication ethics as articulated by the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE). All manuscripts submitted to journal are expected to conform to the standards of ethical behavior promulgated by COPE.

Subject Category: Social Sciences, Arts & Humanities

Humanities: Archeology, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Art, History, Classics and Arts & Humanities Other Topics

Keywords: Anatolia, Archeology, Prehistory, Protohistory, Near Eastern Archeology, Classical Archeology, Underwater Archeology, Ancient Philology, Ancient Epigraphy, History, Ancient history, Art history, Late Antique, Byzantine art, Byzantine history, Byzantine architecture, Medieval art and architecture, Architectural history, Anthropology, Paleoanthropology, Physical Anthropology, Biological Anthropology, Zooarchaeology, Archaeological finds, Archaeological excavations, Archaeological surveys, Anatolian archaeology, Anatolian history, Anatolian studies, Greek architecture, Greek art, Roman architecture, Roman art, Archaeometry, Cultural Heritage, Conservation, Restoration.

Full Text Publication Language:  Turkish and English (in Latin Alphabet)

  • Article Title: Turkish & English
  • Abstract: Turkish & English
  • Keywords: Turkish & English
  • Bibliography: Turkish & English

Article Submissions

Articles submitted to Arkhaia Anatolika must be in accordance with the purpose and scope of the journal. Articles submitted to the Arkhaia Anatolika must contain unpublished original work and not be under consideration for publication by any other journal, other than in oral, poster or abstract formats. Duplicate publications are never acceptable.

If legal permission(s) is required for the article, the author(s) must have sent the permission document(s). Author(s) accept their sole responsibility on the use of material (image, drawing, picture etc.) in their submissions. Arkhaia Anatolika does not accept responsibility for the copyrights. Also, the scientific and legal propriety of the articles published in the journal belongs exclusively to the author(s).

Arkhaia Anatolika will not accept more than one article submission from one author for the same issue. In addition, as of 2023, one year (one volume) will have to pass before the article of the same author can be evaluated. If the article is co-authored and the author whose article was published in the previous issue is the 2nd or 3rd author in the new article, the article will be evaluated.

Manuscript submissions after 15 December 2023 will be evaluated for the next issue. Even if the manuscript was sent before this date, if their evaluation process was not completed by 31 December 2023, they will be evaluated for the next issue.


Arkhaia Anatolika only publishes original work that has not been previously published. However, articles can be processed if they have a new contribution to the conclusions reached by the evaluation of new data. All authors of manuscripts submitted to Arkhaia Anatolika must declare whether the manuscript or any part of it, regardless of the language in which it was originally written or published, has been published or is under consideration for publication elsewhere. Arkhaia Anatolika does not consider the previous presentation of a study at a meeting, previous publication of an abstract affiliated with the proceedings of meetings to constitute prior publication. At the time of submission, authors should disclose whether the study described in the manuscript has been previously presented at a meeting, published in abstract form in the proceedings of a meeting, or posted on a preprint server.

Target Audience

Professionals, experts, researchers, doctoral and graduate students in every field of archeology, Byzantine history, Byzantine art, Ancient Languages and Cultures, Ancient History and Anthropology, as well as students related to this field.

Arkhaia Anatolika aspires to publish academic work that will enlighten the historical and cultural background of Anatolia which opened the path for the development of civilizations. It also aims to contribute to the dissemination of continuous professional development and research culture.

Special Issue

A special issue focuses on a specific area of research that has a broad appeal and falls within the aims and scope of the journal. Arkhaia Anatolika may publish a special issue once a year upon the request of the Editorial Board. The Journal Editorial Office usually invites scholars to guest edit Special Issues on topics of interest to the scientific community. All submissions follow the same editorial and peer review process as regular papers.

Article Publishing Charges

Arkhaia Anatolika does not charge any fees for articles submitted for publication, including the internal review process, external review process and publication phase. No fee is charged under any name. Arkhaia Anatolika also does not accept sponsorships and advertisements due to its publication policies. All expenses of Arkhaia Anatolika are covered by the concessionaire of the journal.

Copyright and Licensing

The copyright of the content published in Arkhaia Anatolika belongs to their authors. All articles published by Arkhaia Anatolika are subject to the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. This license entitles all parties to copy, share and redistribute all the articles, data sets, figures and supplementary files published in this journal in search engines, web sites, blogs and other digital platforms under the condition of providing references. Any further distribution or use of content published under CC BY-NC 4.0 must contain the author(s) and the published article’s title, journal citation, and DOI.