The Sindh-Antiquities–is a bi-annual, scholarly, blind peer-reviewed journal, dedicated to the study of History, Archaeology, Museum and Heritage. The journal publishes the articles, covered the border aspects from prehistoric to colonial and post-colonial period, formal and informal modes of imperial expansion on Sindh (historic context), postcolonial heritage-building conservation/preservation project reports with transnational flux of ideas and concepts. However, it focuses primarily on the excavation/ survey reports which related to the history of Sindh. Sindh Antiquities–aims to provide a specialist scholarly forum of ideas relating to museums and architecture realms, as well. The journal also, encourage articles/original research based on recent advancements and development in the field of Archaeology, Heritage & Museums at National and International level.
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Organization: The following organization is recommended for researcher and scholars:
- Introduction: the purpose of the introduction is to answer the question: “Why did you start? State the study’s objective and some review of the literature in the same field.
- Materials or subjects and methods/histories: This section will deal with the methodology on which the research is based. Also, it should answer the question: “What did you do?” Describe the experimental design procedures and subject used. Give the detail only if the methods are original or essential for understanding; otherwise, give references and bibliography. Never mix discussion with this section or with the result section.
- Results: Present the results with a minimum of discussion. Use tables, charts, map and Photographs to clarify the findings. Finally, check the statistics if mentioned.
- Discussion: Point out the significance of the data and the limitations. Speculation should be clearly identified as such. Do not repeat the introduction in this section. Do describe the findings of the research briefly in the light of other reports, including opposing views, and is important in order to limit bias.
Manuscripts should be original works and is recommended to be approximately 5,000 to 8,000 words. Longer manuscripts will be considered only in exceptional circumstances. Articles will be reviewed by the editors and will be forwarded for peer review upon their assessment. Every article should contain Abstract, Reference & Bibliography. Sindh- Antiquities- accepts manuscripts in English only.
Abstract: An abstract is required (150-200 words).
Keywords: between 4 to 5 keywords in English are required. Keywords in other languages can be added.
Authors are responsible for obtaining copyright clearance for the publication of any copyrighted material (photographs, drawings, etc.) that may be included in their contribution. Illustrations must be submitted both within the Microsoft Word document (with title and/or caption and copyright holder information) and sent separately. Minimum image size: 800 pixels width.
All bibliographic citations in the essay must be in the footnotes. In the body of the essay itself there is only the note number; the reference should be in APA style.
The article should be submitted by complete Title of the article, the name(s) of the author(s) and affiliation (s). Figures/photographs should be numbered and titled consecutively with the source or reference. The author should indicate the approximate position of each figure in the text.
Research paper/articles, Thesis, Survey reports or related manuscripts for publication and correspondence should be sent to:
Journal of Sindh- Antiquities
Directorate General of Antiquities and Archaeology
Culture, Tourism & Antiquities Department
Government of Sindh
National Museum of Pakistan
Burns Garden, Kamal Ataturk Road, Karachi-Pakistan
Attention: Zahida Quadri- Editor