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ARCHAEOLOGY magazine offers its readers up-to-date reporting, vivid storytelling, compelling photography—and the latest news from around the globe—all devoted to exploring the world's ancient past. The magazine's readers are avid archaeology enthusiasts—and enthusiastic travelers—so whether reporting on new discoveries from the sands of Egypt, uncovering civilizations hidden for thousands of years in South American rain forests, or bringing word from Europe of the first evidence of art, ARCHAEOLOGY's editors and writers bring readers the grit, and the magic, of archaeological discovery, by way of an up-close view of the sites around the world where it all is taking place.


ARCHAEOLOGY magazine brings the ancient world to life.

Our Statistics

190,000

Guaranteed rate base
(AAM December 31, 2023)

700,000

Average Monthly Page Views
(Google Analytics)

325,000

Average Monthly Users
(Google Analytics)

2.1 million

Facebook "Likes"

Ad Contacts

Karina Casines
718.472.3050 ext. 4905
karina@archaeology.org

Gerry Moss
718.472.3050 ext. 4903
gerry@archaeology.org

Ad Specs

Print Specs

Print Deadlines

AAM Statement

Online Media Kit

Print Information

Print Media Kit: Closing Dates

Issue DateADV ClosingMaterials DeadlineOn Sale Date
January/February 2024October 30November 2December 5
March/April 2024January 8January 11February 13
May/June 2024March 4March 7April 9
July/August 2024May 6May 9June 11
September/October 2024July 8July 11August 13
November/December 2024September 9September 12October 15
January/February 2025November 4November 7December 10

Print Media Kit: Specs

ACCEPTABLE MEDIA
ARCHAEOLOGY magazine will accept your press ready PDF or PDF/X1-a files via CD or email. Quality control is dependent upon properly created PDFs.

PRODUCTION
Supplied advertising that requires production or design work of any kind may incur a non-commissionable production charge of at least $50.

MECHANICAL
Bleed ads should have trim indications and minimum .125” bleed on all 4 sides. 2-page spread ads must allow for .25” type safety across the center gutter.

SCANNING
Images must be at 300 DPI at 100% of final size.

RESOLUTION
All rasterized files must be 300 DPI at 100%. All live elements, i.e. type on bleed ads, must be a minimum of 1/4” (.25”) inside the final trim area. Line screen is 150 LPI.

FONTS
Embed all necessary fonts in each PDF.

COLOR
Provide files in either CMYK or Grayscale color space. Use process colors for 4-color ads; use spot colors only when agreed to in advance.

RGB colors are not acceptable for print ads. Note any special color information on the contract proof.

LIABILITY
ARCHAEOLOGY magazine cannot be held responsible for the quality of reproduction if these specifications are not adhered to. Ads received after deadline may not publish in the desired issue. ARCHAEOLOGY magazine will not be held responsible for changes the ARCHAEOLOGY magazine Production department must make in an ad that is inadequate or fails to adhere to ARCHAEOLOGY magazine Digital Ad Specifications. ARCHAEOLOGY magazine is not liable for the final output if no contract proof is supplied.

PROOFS
A proof must accompany all advertising material. 4-color ads must include a 4-color proof. If a proof is not supplied, ARCHAEOLOGY will not be held responsible for errors.

Dimensions
Trim Size8” x 10 1/2”
Bleed Size8 1/4” x 10 3/4”
Safety Size7 1/2” x 10”
Full Page Spread16 1/2” x 10 3/4”
Half Page Spread16 1/2” x 5"
Full Page7 3/8” x 10"
1/2 page horizontal7 1/4” x 5/8"
1/2 island vertical4 3/4” x 7 1/2"
1/3 page vertical2 1/4” x 9 5/8"
1/3 page square4 3/4” x 4 5/8"
1/6 page vertical2 1/4” x 4 5/8"
1/12 page square*2 1/4” x 2 1/4”
1/24 page*2 1/4” x 1 1/8"
*classified section only

ADVERTISING POLICY
Ads from companies that sell antiquities are not accepted.

MATERIALS PRODUCTION CONTACT:

KARINA CASINES
718.472.3050 ext. 4905
materials@archaeology.org

Online Information

Online Media Kit: Reader Profile

% Archaeology
Sex
Male48
Female52
Age
Median Age60
EDUCATION
Post Graduate Degree37
Graduated College 4yr+70
Any College93
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
$100,000+22
$75,000+34
Median Income$60,000
READERSHIP of PRINTED VERSION of ARCHAEOLOGY MAGAZINE
Yes76
Read 4 out of 477
Read 3 or 4 out of 486
SUBSCRIBE82
10+ years18
7-10 years10
4-7 years22
1-4 years33
Less than one year9
Regularly purchased on Newsstand8
Source: 2014 Online Study - Castle Builder

Online Media Kit: Archaeology.org Highlights

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Online ExclusivesActive Social Media Purchase

Online Media Kit: Online Opportunities

Advertising Opportunities

Homepage BannersAdvertorials
Run-of-Site Bannerse-Update Sponsorship
Email BlastCustomized Products
Homepagee-Update
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EMAIL BLAST (E-BLAST) PACKAGESADDITIONAL ADVERTISING OPTIONS
With over 50,000 opt-in recipients, ARCHAEOLOGY.ORG can connect you with an audience that has proven to be both loyal in terms of their viewership and responsive in regards to our clients’ online campaigns.Interactive Map
All Email Blasts are available in groups of 10,000.

Packages: 10,000 recipients
Full List Buy: 50,000 recipients
Online Advertorial
AIA website opportunities: ARCHAEOLOGICAL.ORG
Cost-per-Click (CPC) Program
ARCHAEOLOGY.ORG's Cost Per Click (CPC) Program allows for advertisers to determine the number of click-throughs they want to receive. Based on a set pre-paid rate, your ad will continue to run until the designated number of click-throughs is achieved.

Minimum 600 clicks

Online Media Kit: Online Specifications

MATERIALS PRODUCTION CONTACT
KARINA CASINES
718.472.3050 ext. 4905
materials@archaeology.org

FILE FORMAT
Ads should be supplied in .jpg or .gif format
File Size: Maximum 250K
Ad Resolution: Ads should be at a resolution of 72 pixels per inch.
Address: Please e-mail ads to webmaster@archaeology.org; cc: advertising@archaeology.org
Materials Date: 2 weeks prior to online placement.

ARCHAEOLOGY magazine (archaeology.org)
Leaderboard 728px x 90px
Box 300px x 250px
**Please provide both versions for your ad placement

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
(archaeological.org)
Vertical Banner 250px x 425px
Mobile Banner 320px x 100px

EMAIL BLAST
Format in HTML including complete html codes and images. Images should be in .jpg or .gif format.

Approximately 100 words, any number of links desired and 3-5 images. Try to avoid text that could be perceived as spam.

E-UPDATE NEWSLETTER
ARCHAEOLOGY magazine 300px x 250px (box)
Archaeological Institute of America 504px x 160px (banner)

ADVERTISING POLICY
Advertisements for the sale of antiquities are not accepted.