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Persica Antiqua

The International Journal of Ancient Iranian Studies

Welcome to the online submission and editorial system for Persica Antiqua. 

Persica Antiqua is the official journal of Tissaphernes Archaeological Research Group. Persica Antiqua is an international, peer reviewed journal, publishing high-quality, original research. The journal covering studies on the cultural and civilization of pre-Islamic Persia in its broadest sense. Persica Antiqua publishes on Persian Studies, including archaeology, ancient history, linguistics, religion, epigraphy, numismatics and history of art of ancient Iran, as well as on cultural exchanges and relations between Iran and its neighbours.


Types of accepted papers include:

- Original Research Article                                    - Note and Archaeological Reports 

- Review Article                                                     - Book Review


Publication Ethics

The ethical policy of Persica Antiqua is based on the Committee on Publication Ethics (COPE) guidelines and complies with International Committee of Persica Antiqua Editorial Board codes of conduct. Readers, authors, reviewers and editors should follow these ethical policies once working with Persica Antiqua. The ethical policy of Persica Antiqua is liable to determine which of the typical research papers or articles submitted to the journal should be published in the concerned issue. For information on this matter in publishing and ethical guidelines please visit




About the Journal

Publisher: Tissaphernes Archaeological Research Group, Iran (Persia)

Director-in-Charge: Dr. Shahin Aryamanesh

Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Reza Mehrafarin

Associate Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Shahin Aryamanesh

Managing Editor: Dr. Houshang Rostami

Address: Tehran, Iran

E-mails: Persicaantiqua [at], info [at]


Review Time: 6-12 Weeks

Frequency: Semiannual

Publication Type: Paperback & Electronic

Open Access: Yes

Licenced by: CC BY-NC 4.0

Policy: Double Blind Peer Review

Language: English

Abstracts Available in: English

Article Processing Charges: No

DOI: 10.22055/PA

Print ISSN: 2783-2732

Online ISSN: 2783-2295

Tissaphernes Archaeological Research Group.

Current Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, January 2023, Pages 1-70 

The Good Shepherd Motif on Sasanian Seals

Pages 33-47


Amir Khanmoradi; Mostafa Ekhtesasi; Ehsan Khonsarinejad

Book Review

Achaemenid Religion

Pages 61-63


Arshak Iravanian

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