Journal of African Archaeology

The Journal of African Archaeology is an international peer-reviewed periodical. It publishes original papers addressing recent research and developments in African archaeology and related disciplines. The journal's main purpose is to provide scholars and students with a new pan-African forum for discussing relevant topics on the cultural dynamics of past African societies.

Issues from volumes 1-14 can be ordered through the previous publisher: Africa Magna Verlag (Altkönigblick 83, 60437 Frankfurt/M, Germany) Tel.: +49 6101 9958120 Email: info@africamagna.de

NOW AVAILABLE - Online submission: Articles for publication in the Journal of African Archaeology can be submitted online through Editorial Manager, please click here.

Need support prior to submitting your manuscript? Make the process of preparing and submitting a manuscript easier with Brill's suite of author services, an online platform that connects academics seeking support for their work with specialized experts who can help.

Individual subscription rate

EUR €67.00USD $82.00

Institutional e-only subscription

EUR €187.00USD $228.00
Editors-in-Chief
Katherine Grillo
Sam Nixon
Ibrahima Thiaw


Book Reviews Editor
Jonathan R. Walz, USA


Editorial Assistant
Benjamin Smith

Editorial Board
Graham Connah, Australia
Shadreck Chirikure, South Africa
A. Catherine D'Andrea, Canada
Manfred K.H. Eggert, Germany
Elena Garcea, Italy
Diane Gifford-Gonzalez, USA
Timothy Insoll, UK
Tom Huffman, South Africa
Eric Huysecom, Switzerland
David Killick, USA
Savino di Lernia, Italy
Alexandre Livingstone Smith, Belgium
Scott MacEachern, USA
David Mattingly, UK
Susan Keech McIntosh, USA
David W. Phillipson, UK
Gilbert Pwiti, Zimbabwe
Peter Robertshaw, USA
Robert Vernet, France
Lyn Wadley, South Africa


Copy Editors
Nikolas Gestrich, UK
Gaby Franke, Germany
Arts and Humanities Citation Index (ISI Thomson)
Current Contents / Arts & Humanities (ISI Thomson)
International Bibliography of the Social Sciences (IBSS)
International Bibliography of Periodical Literature (IBZ)
International Bibliography of Book Reviews (IBR)
Anthropological Literature (Harvard University)
African Studies Abstracts (ASA)
Anthropological Index Online (AIO)
European Reference Index for the Humanities (ERIH)
Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA)
SCOPUS
Need support prior to submitting your manuscript? Make the process of preparing and submitting a manuscript easier with Brill's suite of author services, an online platform that connects academics seeking support for their work with specialized experts who can help.
NOW AVAILABLE - Online submission: Articles for publication in Journal of African Archeology online through Editorial Manager, please click here.

Download Author Instructions (PDF)