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Editor-in-Chief (Founder)

Professor Ioannis Liritzis

Cultural Heritage, Archaeological Sciences, Archaeo-environment, Νatural Sciences-Archaeometry.

Member of the European Academy of Sciences & Arts, Saltzburg, Austria.

Professor of Archaeometry at the University of the Aegean, Dept of Mediterranean Studies, Lab of Archaeometry, Rhodes, Greece.

Distinguished Professor at the University of Henan, China.


Prof. Niki Evelpidou

Kapodistrian Univ. of Athens, Greece, Dept of Geology & Geoenvironment.


Professor Ioannis Karapanagiotis

Physico-chemical conservation of ancient monuments and works of art, Aristotle Uni. of Thessaloniki, Greece.


Dr. Andrew Koh

Interdisciplinary archaeologist with a strong investment in the natural sciences and digital applications, Center for Materials Research in Archaeology and Ethnology, Yale University, Peabody Natural History Museum, USA.


Dr. Christopher M. Stevenson

Archaeologist-Obsidian studies, Anthropology Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond; USA.


Prof. Jing Zhichun

Canada Research Chair in East Asian Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia,  Canada

Assistant Editor

Dr. Pantelis Volonakis

Web, production, technical ,Virtual Learning Environments in Archaeology

Scientific Metrics Managing

Dr. Ion Andronache

Researcher at Research Centre for Integrated Analysis and Territorial Management, University of Bucharest, Romania (fractal analysis, geography and image analysis).

Members of Editorial Board

Prof. Alonzo C. Addison (U.S.A.)

Digital tools for heritage management and protection; Special Advisor to the Director of the UNESCO World Heritage

Prof. Mitchell G . Ash (U.S.A.)

Emeritus professor of Modern History and Speaker of the multi-disciplinary Ph.D. program, “The Sciences in Historical, Philosophical and Cultural Contexts“ (supported by the Austrian Science Fund) at the University of Vienna, Austria. His research interests include: the social, cultural and political relations of the sciences in the 19th and 20th centuries, the history of the human sciences, and the cultural history of human-animal relations.

Dr. Juan Antonio Belmonte Avilés (Spain)

Archaeoastronomy, Astronomy in Cultures, Instituto de Astrofísica de Canarias,Tenerife, Spain.

Dr. Wolfgang H. Börner (Austria)

Archaeology, Museen der Stadt Wien – Stadtarchäologie Austria

Dr. Marise Campos de Souza (Brazil)

Cultural heritage archaeologist, Instituto do Patrimônio Histórico e Artístico Nacional – IPHAN Superintendência, São Paulo, Brazil, Chefe do setor de Arqueologia do IPHAN-Estado de São Paulo

Prof. Miao Changhong (China)

Human Geography, Cultural heritage and sustainability. Henan University, Key Research Institute of Yellow River Civilization and Sustainable Development & College of Environment and Planning, Henan University, Kaifeng, China

Prof. Perla Colombini (Italy)

Chromatography; Analytical Method Development; Mass Spectrometry.

Prof. Peter M. Day (U.K. - Greece)

Professor of Archaeological Materials, University of Sheffield – Research Associate, Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, NCSR Demokritos, Agia Paraskevi Athens, Greece.

Prof. Boyce Driskell (U.S.A)

Emeritus Director of the Archaeological Research Laboratory, Research Professor (adjunct), Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee

Prof. Jelmer W Eerkens (USA)

World Prehistory, the Origins of Agriculture, Prehistoric Technologies, Archaeometry; (Department of Anthropology at University of California)

Prof. Nikos Efstratiou (Greece)

Stone Age archaeology, prehistoric archaeology, ethnoarchaeology, archaeological, history and method (Aristotle University)

Mohammed A. El-Gohary (Egypt)

Prof. of Stones and Monumental Building Conservation (Sohag University)

Prof. Kord Ernstson (Germany)

Impact and archeology/ancient cultures & Geophysics, Faculty of Philosophy I, University of Würzburg, Germany

Prof. Avraham Faust (Israel)

Τhe archaeology of the Land of Israel in the Bronze and Iron Ages (biblical archaeology), settlement archaeology, urban-rural interaction, socio-economic stratification, ethnicity, processes of social complexity, and excavations and survey methods and methodology. The National Knowledge Center on the History and Heritage of Jerusalem and its Environs, The Department of General History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, 5290002, Israel.

Prof. Gary Feinman (U.S.A.)

Anthropology, ceramic analysis, Archaeology & Environmental Change, method and theory; MacArthur Curator of Mesoamerican, Central American, and East Asian Anthropology. Department of Anthropology The Field Museum, Faculty Member University of Illinois at Chicago.

Prof. Andreas Georgopoulos (Greece)

Photogrammetry, Digital and Analytical Photogrammetry and Applications in cultural heritage; Unit of Spatial Planning and Regional Development, National Technical University of Athens;

Prof. Michael Glascock (U.S.A.)

Archaeology; Archaeometry; NAA and Gamma-ray Spectroscopy; Geochemistry; Environmental Science.

Prof. Charles Higham (New Zealand)

Archaeology, New Zealand, Dept of Archaeology & anthropology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Prof. Luis A. Hernández Ibáñez (Spain)

Department of Mathematical Methods and Representation, Univesidade da Coruna, E.T.S. de Ingenieros de Caminos, C. y P.| Fac. Ciencias da Comunicación, Coruña, España

Assoc. Prof. Ioannis Iliopoulos (Greece)

Geoarchaeology, geochemistry, anthropogenic processes, Geology Dept, University of Patras, Greece.

Prof. Vladimir Ivanovich Ionesov (Russia)

Archaeology- Cultural studies, Head, Department of Theory and History of Culture, Samara State Academy of Culture and Arts, Samara; Russia

Stanislaw Iwaniszewski (Mexico)

Archaeology of Identity; Landscape Archaeology; Archaeoastronomy, Escuela Nacional de Antropologia e Historia

Prof. Nizar Abu-Jaber (Jordan)

Geology & Geochemistry in ancient material culture/Cultural Heritage & science, Jordan

Prof. Zeidan Kafafi (Jordan)

Late prehistory and archaeology of the ancient Near East, Faculty of Archaeology and Anthropology, President of Yarmouk University, Jordan.

Prof. Omar Abdel-Kareem (Egypt)

Monument Conservation , Cairo University

Evangelia Kiriatzi (Greece)

Technological Landscapes; Human Mobility; Ceramic Analysis; Aegean Archaeology; Ethnoarchaeology, British School at Athens

Dr. Ioannis Kontopoulos (Denmark)


Prof. Nicola Lercari (Germany)

Computing in Social science, Arts and Humanities, Geoinformatics (GIS), Remote Sensing, Archaeology, Digital cultural heritage, Digital humanities, 3-D reconstruction, GIS and spatial analysis, Historic preservation (Heritage conservation), Museum studies, Augmented and Virtual Reality; Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany.

Prof. Assaf Yasour-Landau (Israel)

Director, the Maritime Coastal Archaeology and Underwater Survey Lab, University of Haifa, Israel

Prof. Thomas Levy (U.S.A.)

Distinguished Professor of Archaeology, Norma Kershaw Chair in the Archaeology of Ancient Israel and Neighboring Lands at the University of California, San Diego, USA

Prof. Yongbin Li (China)

School of History, Capital Normal University, China. Research interests include exchange and interaction between Ancient Greece and Eastern Civilization, Apollo cult, collision between Classical studies and Oriental studies.

Dr. Yan (Fiona) Liu (China)

Associate Professor of Chinese Art & Archaeology, Research Center of Material Science and Archaeology,  Northwestern Polytechnical University, China. Research interests include Archaeological Research during the Warring States and Han periods; Cultural Heritage along the Silk Road; Lacquer Art of East Asia; Early Gold from an Interdisciplinary east-west perspective.

Asst. Prof. Panagiota Manti (Greece)

Conservation Science in Antiquities & Works of Art, Inorganic cultural materials, Dept of Environmrent, Ionian University, Zakynthos, Greece.

Dr. J Mckim Malville (U.S.A.)

Astronomy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado

Prof. Rocco Mazzeo (Italy)

Science for conservation at both national and international level, Chemistry for cultural heritage.

Prof. Antonia Moropoulou (Greece)

Physical chemistry and nanomaterials, cultural environment, conservation of monuments, protection of cultural heritage.  School of Chemical Engineering Section III of Materials Science and Engineering Laboratory of Materials Science and Engineering, National Technical University of Athens

Dr. Argyro Nafplioti (Greece)

Isotope Biogeochemistry; Human Osteoarchaeology; Residential mobility; Palaeodiet; Biodistance; Cultural change; Mortuary practices; Identities; Social variation; Aegean Prehistoric Archaeology, British School at Athens.

Assoc. Prof. Calin Neamtu (Romania)

Engineerer/Digital Modeling, Technical University of Clui-Napoca,Romania

Dr. Efthymia Νikita (Cyprus)

Expert in bioarchaeology, Assistant Prof at the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre, The Cyprus Institute.

Dr. Vana Orfanou (Ireland)

Archaeologist specialised in Archaeological Science and the investigation of archaeometallurgical technology with a diachronic focus in European and Near Eastern Archaeology, University College Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Peng Peng (Hong Kong)

Asian archaeology, ancient metalworking art, archaeology, and material culture of ancient East Asia;  Faculty of Arts, The Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Dr. Eva Pietroni (Italy)

Art historian, a conservation specialist of Cultural Heritage and a musician; Institute of Sciences and Technologies of Cognition  & Institute of Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage of CNR, co-director of the Virtual Heritage Lab of CNR ITABC, Rome, Italy

George Polymeris (Greece)

Luminescence (OSL, TL) Dating, Archaeomaterials, archaeometry, archaeological science, National Center for Scientific Research Demokritos.

Dr. Valentine Roux (France)

Archaeology, Director of Research, French National Centre for Scientific Research, Préhistoire & Technologie (UMR 7055), France.

Prof. Glenn Summerhayes (New Zealand)

Anthropology Archaeology, University of Otago, New Zealand

Dr. Arianna Traviglia (Italy)

Technology and humanities, digital practices within the study and management of cultural heritage, multi and hyperspectral image processing for the analysis of cultural landscape and material culture, Coordinator of the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia.

Prof. Gregory Tsokas (Greece)

Application of Geophysical Techniques to Environmental, Geotechnical, Hydrogeological and Archaeological Prospection.

Prof. Marshal Weisler (Australia)

Anthropology, prehistoric archaeology, geoarchaeology on Pacific islands, Professor, School of Social Science, The University of Queensland, Australia

Prof. Steve Wiener (Israel)

Microarchaeology; Biomolecular Archaeology; Structural Biology.

Prof. Nikos Zacharias (Greece)

Archaeometry, Cultural Heritage & Natural Sciences, Lab of Archaeometry, University of Peloponnese, Greece

Prof. Zhu Zhanyun (China)

Scientific analysis of cultural relics/archaeometry/conservation, Conservation Science Laboratory, Department of History, College of Humanities, Xiamen University

Prof. Qin Zhen (China)

Geoarchaeology in prehistoric periods, paleoclimates, Department of History, Culture and Archaeology, University of Henan

Editorial Office

Dr. I. Kontopoulos

University of Copenhagen, Denmark (

A. Lazarou

Henan University, China (

Dr. P. Volonakis

University of the Aegean, Greece (

A. Vlachos

University of the Aegean, Greece (