This is not a comprehensive list of relevant scholarly journals, but could be a good way to explore how historical archaeologists write about material culture. Try a search for word describing a meal, drink, ingredient, or utensil. What do you notice?
Find more article databases on the Archaeology library guide.
In this class, you'll be using the Author-Date variation of Chicago style. The Chicago Manual of Style contains a set of standards and guidelines for writing and citation in academic work.