Formal requirements:

The editorial board accepts texts in Polish but also in foreign languages (English, German, Ukrainian, Russian and Slovak).

The articles should be sent in the electronic form (MS Word preferred), with the attached declaration that the work is original and that it is not currently involved in any editorial proceeding.

Please submit texts and illustrations as separate files – please do not paste any figures or tables.

A set of files sent should consist of the following elements:

  1. Proper text of the article with the title page and bibliography according to the following instructions
  2. Summary
  3. Abstract, consisting of not more than 150 words and accompanied by a list of 5-6 key words.
  4. A list of tables, figures, charts
  5. Figures
  6. Declaration of consent to publication under CC license (cf. notes below)
  7. Declaration on the work originality and not participating in other editorial proceeding.

Figures (pictures, photographs, diagrams, maps, etc.) should be sent in separate files of high quality, as JPG or TIF files. The resolution of figures sent should not be lower than 300 DPI and their ratio should correspond to the sizes of illustrations adapted for A4 size.

The title page should contain: author’s name and surname, his/her full affiliation (exact name of the represented entity, address, email address), article title and ORCID ID:

The editorial board does not return the unsolicited texts and reserves the right to edit and shorten them in consultation with the author.

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Literature citation method

References to literature in a text in brackets in the form of (author, year, pages after comma, figures, etc.):

(Jażdżewski 1981, 318)

(Kadrow, Machnik 1997, ryc. 43:11)

(Machnik et al. 2009, 56-60) – in the case of three or more authors

List of literature

Monographs (with providing a publisher)

Moskwa K. 1976. Kultura łużycka w południowo-wschodniej Polsce. Rzeszów: Muzeum Okręgowe.

Kadrow S., Machnik J. 1997. Kultura mierzanowicka. Chronologia, taksonomia i rozwój przestrzenny. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Oddziału Polskiej Akademii Nauk w Krakowie.

Editorial boards of monographs and collective works

Chochorowski J. (ed.). 2007. Studia nad epoką brązu i wczesną epoką żelaza w Europie. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego.

Chapters or articles in non-serial publications (several authors):

Górski J. 2007. Powiazania kultury trzcinieckiej z obszaru lessów podkrakowskich z innymi terenami w świetle analizy ceramiki. W: J. Chochorowski (ed.), Studia nad epoką brązu i wczesną epoką żelaza w Europie, 253-274. Kraków: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Jagiellońskiego.

Machajewski H. 2014. On the Study  of the Jastorf Culture in Northwest Poland.  W: J. Brandt, B. Rauchfuß  (ed.), Das Jastorf-Konzept und die vorromische Eisenzeit in nördlichen Mitteleuropa, 83-122.  Hamburg: Archäologisches Museum Hamburg.

Journal articles:

Daragan M. 2009. Grey pottery from monuments of the early Scythian period in the middle Dnester region (Western Podolian Group of monuments). Pontica 42, 119-147.

Gediga B.  2007. Problemy obrazu kultury wczesnej epoki żelaza na Śląsku w świetle nowych badań terenowych. Śląskie Sprawozdania Archeologiczne 49, 123-145.

Ignaczak M., Boltryk,  Y., Shelekhan O., Lifantiii O., Olędzki Ł. 2016. The fortresses of Ukraine. The builders of early iron age strongholds in Podolia. Baltic-Pontic Studies 21, 277-290.


Citation in the text: author’s surname in the Polish transcription in articles written in the Polish language, in other languages (English, German) in the Latin transcription

(Polin 1987, 25)

(Kruszelnicka 1976, 40) (Krushelnicka 1976, 40)

In the list of literature (author and title in the original version):

Polin =  Полин  С.В. 1987. Хронологія ранньоскіфских памʼяток. Археолгія  59, 17-36.

Kruszelnicka = Крушельницька Л.I. 1976. Пiвнiчне Прикарпаття і західна Волинь за доби раннього заліза. Київ: „Наукова думка”

Krushelnicka = Крушельницька Л.I. 1976. Пiвнiчне Прикарпаття і західна Волинь за доби раннього заліза. Київ: „Наукова думка”

Numbering of figures and charts – references

Figures:  (fig. 1); (fig. 1a); (fig. 1b-c)

Plates: (pl. III:4), (pl. V:5-6, VII:7)