Aims and scope

Journal of Archaeological Research publishes the most recent international research summaries on a broad range of topics and geographical areas. The articles are intended to present the current state-of-the-discipline in regard to a particular geographic area or specific research topic or theme.

This authoritative review journal improves access to the growing body of information and literature through the publication of original critical articles, each in a 25-40 page format.

2-Year Impact Factor: 4.056 (2017)
5-Year Impact Factor: 4.512 (2017)

2 out of 85 on the Anthropology list

Included in the European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH) PLUS
The European Reference Index for the Humanities and the Social Sciences (ERIH PLUS) was created and developed by European researchers under the coordination of the Standing Committee for the Humanities (SCH) of the European Science Foundation (ESF).

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2018: 1.710

2 out of 263 on the Archeology (Arts and Humanities) list

3 out of 254 on the Archeology list

2 out of 131 on the General Arts and Humanities list

SJR is a measure of the journal’s relative impact in its field, based on its number of citations and number of articles per publication year.

Source Normalised Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2018: 2.112

The SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field. The impact of a single citation is given higher value in subject areas where citations are less likely, and vice versa.

CiteScore 2018: 3.86

Rated 'A' in the Australian Research Council Humanities and Creative Arts Journal List. For more information, visit:

SCImago Journal and Country Rank (SJR) 2011

Archeology 1 out of 96
Archeology (Arts and Humanities) 1 out of 59
Arts and Humanities (miscellaneous) 1 out of 243