Journal of Archaeological Science

(The TQCC of Journal of Archaeological Science is 20. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-03-01 to 2023-03-01.)
Thermoluminescence Date for the Mousterian Burial Site of Es-Skhul, Mt. Carmel135
Preliminary Vegetation Maps of the World since the Last Glacial Maximum: An Aid to Archaeological Understanding112
The Sima de los Huesos Hominids Date to Beyond U/Th Equilibrium (>350kyr) and Perhaps to 400–500kyr: New Radiometric Dates103
Identification of Ancient Irrigation Practices based on the Carbon Isotope Discrimination of Plant Seeds: a Case Study from the South-East Iberian Peninsula100
The impact of the Neolithic agricultural transition in Britain: a comparison of pollen-based land-cover and archaeological 14C date-inferred population change98
Reassessing the age of Atapuerca-TD6 (Spain): new paleomagnetic results93
A cautionary note on the use of captive carnivores to model wild predator behavior: a comparison of bone modification patterns on long bones by captive and wild lions88
Cooking fish and drinking milk? Patterns in pottery use in the southeastern Baltic, 3300–2400 cal BC53
Five thousand years of atmospheric Ni, Zn, As, and Cd deposition recorded in bogs from NW Iberia: prehistoric and historic anthropogenic contributions51
Mind the gaps: testing for hiatuses in regional radiocarbon date sequences48
Discriminating wild vs domestic cereal harvesting micropolish through laser confocal microscopy45
Convolutional neural networks for archaeological site detection – Finding “princely” tombs45
Human activity and its impact on the landscape at the Xishanping site in the western Loess Plateau during 4800–4300 cal yr BP based on the fossil charcoal record45
Revisiting the beginnings of tin-opacified Islamic glazes43
A brave new world for archaeological survey: Automated machine learning-based potsherd detection using high-resolution drone imagery42
Short, but repeated Neanderthal visits to Teixoneres Cave (MIS 3, Barcelona, Spain): a combined analysis of tooth microwear patterns and seasonality41
A Raman spectroscopic study of glass trade beads excavated at Mapungubwe hill and K2, two archaeological sites in southern Africa, raises questions about the last occupation date of the hill40
Trampling versus cut marks on chemically altered surfaces: an experimental approach and archaeological application at the Barranc de la Boella site (la Canonja, Tarragona, Spain)40
Human occupation and geomorphological evolution of the Thessaloniki Plain (Greece) since mid Holocene38
Paleosol charcoal: Reconstructing vegetation history in relation to agro-pastoral activities since the Neolithic. A case study in the Eastern French Pyrenees38
Sex estimation using sexually dimorphic amelogenin protein fragments in human enamel34
Upper Palaeolithic population histories of Southwestern France: a comparison of the demographic signatures of 14C date distributions and archaeological site counts33
Chronology of early Islamic glass compositions from Egypt33
Collagen turnover and isotopic records in cortical bone32
Changes in mobility patterns as a factor of 14 C date density variation in the Late Epigravettian of Northern Italy and Southeastern France30
Breakage patterns in Sima de los Huesos (Atapuerca, Spain) hominin sample29
New technology and archaeological practice. Improving the primary archaeological recording process in excavation by means of UAS photogrammetry29
Some Evidence of a Date of First Humans to Arrive in Brazil28
Spatiotemporal dynamics of prehistoric human population growth: Radiocarbon ‘dates as data’ and population ecology models28
High-resolution remote sensing and advanced classification techniques for the prospection of archaeological sites’ markers: The case of dung deposits in the Shashi-Limpopo Confluence area (southern Af28
A new zooarchaeological application for geometric morphometric methods: Distinguishing Ovis aries morphotypes to address connectivity and mobility of prehistoric Central Asian pastoralists25
Demise of a harbor: a geochemical chronicle from Ephesus25
Archaeology, biology, and borrowing: A critical examination of Geometric Morphometrics in Archaeology25
Combining radiocarbon and single-grain optically stimulated luminescence methods to accurately date pre-ceramic irrigation canals, Tucson, Arizona25
Mammoth hunting – Impact traces on backed implements from a mammoth bone accumulation at Kraków Spadzista (southern Poland)25
Reconstructing the impact of human activities in a NW Iberian Roman mining landscape for the last 2500 years25
Impacts of long term climate change during the collapse of the Akkadian Empire24
Fish and salt: The successful recipe of White Nile Mesolithic hunter-gatherer-fishers24
Prehistoric cereal foods of southeastern Europe: An archaeobotanical exploration23
The Magdalenian human remains from El Mirón Cave, Cantabria (Spain)22
New excavations in Easter Island's statue quarry: Soil fertility, site formation and chronology22
Phytoliths reveal the earliest interplay of rice and broomcorn millet at the site of Shuangdun (ca. 7.3–6.8 ka BP) in the middle Huai River valley, China22
Use of dental microstructure to investigate the role of prenatal and early life physiological stress in age at death21
Technological and behavioural complexity in expedient industries: The importance of use-wear analysis for understanding flake assemblages21
Soil geochemistry, phytoliths and artefacts from an early Swahili daub house, Unguja Ukuu, Zanzibar21
Paleoenvironmental catastrophies on the Peruvian coast revealed in lagoon sediment cores from Pachacamac20
Impact of the last interglacial climate change on ecosystems and Neanderthals behavior at Baume Moula-Guercy, Ardèche, France20
Changes in the supply of eastern Mediterranean glasses to Visigothic Spain20
The Sima de los Huesos Crania: Analysis of the cranial breakage patterns20
Combined pollen and macrofossil data as a source for reconstructing mosaic patterns of the early medieval urban habitats – a case study from Gdańsk, N. Poland20
Hanzhong bronzes and highly radiogenic lead in Shang period China20