Turkish Journal of Archaeology and Ethnography

Writing Rules

Writing Rules

  • 1. Publication Language

    Articles to be published in the journal must be submitted in Turkish or English. Abstracts and keywords should be prepared in Turkish and English.

  • 2. Term

    Turkish Archaeology and Ethnography Journal is published twice a year, in January and July.

  • 3. Acceptance

Original and qualified articles are accepted to be published in the Journal in the fields of Ancient History Geography, Prehistory, Protohistory, Asia Minor and Classical Archaeology, Museology, Ancient History, Epigraphy, Numismatics, Anthropology, Archaeometry, Hittitology, Conservation-Repair and Restoration, Architectural History, Art History and Ethnography. Studies must be written in accordance with the Publication Principles and journal style guidelines

The work must be sent via dergipark together with the Responsibility Declaration Form, Ethical Principles Declaration Form, Copyright Transfer Form,all signed by the responsible author, and the Cover Page, which contains information about the author(s) and must be filled out by the responsible author since the blind review system is applied.

No fee is charged from the authors of the articles sent to the journal.


  1. Format

    Since the evaluation of the articles will be carried out through a blind referee process, the identity information of the authors should not be included in the main text of the article. Author information should be included on the Cover Page to be sent together with the main text of the article. 

    Articles must be written in Turkish or English, in Microsoft Word, using Times New Roman characters, in accordance with the APA 6 Style Guidelines in the documents section.

  2. Abstract and Keywords

    Abstract should be written in Turkish and English with a minimum of 100 and maximum of 250 words, presenting the core of the article. It should not contain any sources, figures, charts, photographs, etc. Five keywords in Turkish and English should be placed under the abstract.

  3. Length

    Articles should not exceed 35,000 characters with spaces, including footnotes. For articles exceeding the given character limit, the discretion of the editor and referees may be taken into account. There is no lower limit for the length of articles.

  4. Drawings and Photographs

    Drawings and photographs must be transmitted digitally and must be in tiff format with a resolution of at least 600 dpi. Tables and graphs must be sent in tiff and excel formats. The total maximum limit for photographs, drawings, tables and graphics is 12. A standard must be maintained for numbers in images and in-text references. All photographs, drawings and pictures should be listed as Res. 1, 2, 3.... / Fig. 1, 2, 3.... and given at the end of the text. However, if necessary, the author may include it in the text without compromising the integrity of the article. References to photographs, drawings and pictures in the text should be made in parentheses. For example, “The ceramic vases in the museum have period characteristics (Fig. 1)...” If photographs, drawings, tables and graphics are not referenced in the text, the author's explanations along with their numbers must be added to the text appendix.

    Although tables and charts can be named separately from the visuals, a standard must be maintained among themselves and an order must be made as Chart 1,2,3…. or Table 1,2,3... If the images and tables used do not belong to the author, their sources should be stated and the use of images with copyright issues should be avoided. Responsibility for claims arising from copyright issues belongs to the author.

  5. Article Submission

Articles will be accepted by submittal through the Dergipark website together with the documents downloaded from taed.ktb.gov.tr.During the evaluation process of the authors' articles, the Copyright Transfer Form, Ethical Principles Declaration Form and Responsibility Declaration documents must be filled in full, signed with a wet-ink signature, then scanned or photographed and uploaded to the Dergipark system.

The following points should be taken into consideration in articles:

1- As a result of the studies carried out in cooperation with TÜBİTAK ULAKBİM and YÖK, it was decided to use ORCID in order to prevent the problems of scientists and academicians not being able to access their publications collectively due to factors such as name similarities, Turkish character problems or changing surnames due to marriage.

All researchers who want to submit articles to our journal are required to register for individual ORCID free of charge at https://orcid.org and include their ORCID numbers in the cover page in order to enable their publications to be viewed collectively and to use accurate data in citation analyses.

Correspondence Address

II. TBMM Binası Yanı 06110 Ulus Ankara/TÜRKİYE

Telephone: + 90 (312) 470 64 26

E-mail: taed@ktb.gov.tr