Welcome to MAA


EDITORIAL FORWARD 2021

Dear Reader,

Mediterranean Archaeology and Archaeometry (MAA) is an Open Access Journal published since 2001 by The University of the Aegean, Greece. From November 2020 it is published by the Henan University, Kaifeng 475001, China and the Key Research Institute of Yellow River Civilization and Sustainable Development & Collaborative Innovation Center on Yellow River Civilization jointly built by Henan Province and Ministry of Education. Since 2015 MAA is issued 3 times per year (April, August, December). Past issues will still be accessible for free. The annual subscription for printed matter will be 300 Euros.
The International Journal MAA "Encourages international discussion on the coupling between archaeology and archaeometry in their broader sense, initiating forums of discussion on the establishment of widely accepted criteria of correct approach and solution of particularly current and future archaeological problems."
All papers are published in printed and electronic versions and DOI http://about.zenodo.org/ is attributed to each article. The printed version (2001-2015) is kept only if authors ask for back issues, or if individuals or libraries require printed volumes.

The MEDITERRANEAN ARCHAEOLOGY & ARCHAEOMETRY indexed in Scopus, Clarivetic Analytics / Web of Science has 3 issues per year (May-Sept-Jan) online and in print.

MAA is of the very few international Journals and unique for the Mediterranean region which is indexed in Scopus but also included in most accredited Citation Indices & Subject Categories (archaeology; anthropology; conservation; history) from Scopus/Elsevier:
- Arts and Humanities Citation Index (AHCI) - Clarivate Analytics
- Current Contents/Arts and Humanities - Clarivate Analytics
- Arts and Humanities (Archaeology) - Scopus (Elsevier)
- Social Sciences (Archaeology) - Scopus (Elsevier)
- Arts and Humanities (Archaeology) - Scimago
- Arts and Humanities (Conservation) - Scimago
- Arts and Humanities (History) - Scimago
- Social Sciences (Archaeology) - Scimago
- Social Sciences (Anthropology) - Scimago
MAA keeps low fees and avoids delays in processing, decision, and finally, publication. MAA has the privilege not only to be indexed in SCOPUS but having the CITATION INDICES (above) and Impact Factor Our main concern is to maintain accreditation with high-quality articles.
We have introduced an option of Rapid Publication scheme with the advantage of the Early View of accepted papers as a PDF on our website and with DOI in zenodo.org. This occurs immediately after acceptance, not waiting the month of publication, to attract citations. The current Rejection rate (till June 2021) is ~42%.
Regarding copyright all articles published in MAA are distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License.
The Editors will welcome contributions from all parts of the World focused on the Mediterranean region and interactions with neighboring regions.

On behalf of the Editors & Editorial Board

Prof. Ioannis Liritzis
Editor-in-Chief

ISSN (Online): 2241-8121
ISSN (Print): 1108-9628

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