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Each article must be accompanied by: a short summary (200–250 words); a keyword list (max. 10 words); the postal and electronic addresses of the author(s) which will be communicated in the article; orcid; a signed Copyright Agreement (the last file for download).

All references must be given in continuously numbered footnotes as follows: Author and publication year without comma, page number, note number (n., Anm., etc.), figure number (fig., Abb., etc.), or table number (pl., Taf., etc.).

Example: Иванов 1972а, 536, рис. 2; 1972б, 56–59; Salvatori 1995, 67–68, fig. 13, pl. 26.

Bibliography is given in the end in alphabetic order as follows:


Pravda 21.05.1933.


Alexander,  C. 1928: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Jewelry. The Art of the Goldsmith in Classical Times. London–New–York.

Journal articles (pages compulsory):

Salvatori, S. 2000: Bactria and Margiana seals: a new assessment of their chronological position and a typological survey. East and West 50, 97–145.

Articles/chapters in books and collected volumes (names of editors and pages compulsory):

Salvatori, S. 1998: Margiana archaeological map: the Bronze age settlement pattern In: A. Gubaev, G. Koshelenko & M. Tosi (eds.), The Archaeological Map of the Murghab Delta. Preliminary Reports 1990–95. Rome, 57–65.

Electronic documents:

Brooke, R. 2010: His actual reaction to war,

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Each article must be accompanied with the list of abbreviations in alphabetic order:

АО – Археологические открытия. Москва

IGBR – Inscriptiones Graecae in Bulgaria repertae / Ed. G. Mihailov. Sofia, 1956–

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