Volume3, Number2 (March 2016)

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Japanese Journal of Arcaheology is the English-language journal of the Japanese Archaeological Association.

The Japanese Journal of Archaeology (hereinafter abbreviated ‘JJA’)  is a Web-based, open-access journal ( and features peer-reviewed original research and review articles written in English, primarily, but not exclusively, concerning 1) archaeological studies of the Japanese archipelago, and 2) archaeological studies of other regions relevant to the Japanese Archaeological Association. Contributors are not charged to publish in the journal.

The project of launching and publishing JJA was approved at the Annual General Meeting of the Japaense Archaeological Assocaition in May 2013, and the Inaugural issue was published in December 2013.

The project is funded by ‘Grant-in Aid for Publication of Scientific Research Results’ of Japan Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS).

JJA is published twice annually.


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Editorial 87 >> PDF 171KB
Part 1: Original Article    
Japanese medieval trading towns: Sakai and Tosaminato
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Part 2: Reports    
Report on the 81st Annual General Meeting of the Japanese Archaeological Association
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Japanese Archaeological Association 2015 Conference
TANAKA Kazuhiko
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Notes to Contributors 126 >> PDF 213KB

Editorial Board

Editorial Advisory Board


The Japanese Journal of Archaeology
The Japanese Archaeological Association

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ISSN 2187-9524