Antiquity

Type

Journal

Institution

Durham University

Platform

Cambridge University Press

Cost

Contains Open Access

Available in

English

Description*

This journal publishes recent research findings, methodologies and issues in the area of archaeology. It can be accessed through the Cambridge University Press website, a publishing division of the University of Cambridge. 

The journal explains key international issues in the field of archaeology in general terms to serve a wider audience in the academia and industry. It was founded in 1927 by O.G.S. Crawford and is currently owned by a registered charity called the Antiquity Trust. The editorial office operating from the Department of Archaeology, Durham University, publishes this journal six times in a year.

Some of the most cited articles from the journal are:

  • The sacred pool of Ba'al: a reinterpretation of the 'Kothon' at Motya
  • The coming tsunami of digital artefacts
  • Iconographic evidence of hybridisation between Camelus bactrianus and Camelus dromedarius at second-century AD Hatra, Iraq