ANTIQVVS, now in its third issue, is dedicated to archaeology and history from prehistory to the post-medieval period, written in an engaging style intended to appeal to a broad audience, from enthusiasts to academics. It contains fascinating news features, articles, and book reviews, with accessible and visually alluring content.  To preview our features, meet our team, and view our adverts, click on the relevant menu button. You can also click on the Shop button to download the January issue, order your printed copy, and subscribe to the first three issues as a combined discounted package by clicking on the Subscribe button above.

Regular Features

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Editorial

Mark Merrony reflects on human technological achievement

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News

Sofia Carreira-Wham reports on the sensational Bronze Age discovery of En Esur

in Israel

Article Features

 

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Who do we think we are?

Mark Merrony looks at early humans and their tool technology

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Champollion, hieroglpyphs, and Coptic magical papyri

Murray Eiland interviews Egyptologist Bill Manley

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Stonehenge: temple of death, healing, and cosmology

Mark Merrony gives an outline of this iconic monument and what we know about it

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A woman with a grave affliction: an archaeological detective story from Punta Secca, Sicily

Roger Wilson reveals the secrets of a recently excavated late Roman house and its rather bizarre former occupant with an unusual medical condition

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The Gandhara connection: Rome and the art of Asia

Peter Stewart gives a fascinating insight into the fusion of Roman and Asian art

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Nalanda: the oldest university in the world?

Murray Eiland looks at one of the most celebrated ancient Buddhist seats of learning

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Book Reviews

Akhenaten: Egypt's false prophet

Nicholas Reeves, reviewed by

Murray Eiland

 

Lives of the Ancient Egyptians

Toby Wilkinson, reviewed by

Murray Eiland

 

Birds in the Ancient World

Jeremy Mynott, reviewed by

Murray Eiland

ANTIQVVS is published biannually by Gothick Press Limited

Second Floor, College House, 17 King Edwards Road, London

ISSN 2631-8113

The opinions expressed by contributors may not necessarily accord with those of the publisher; the copyright of images supplied by authors is their sole responsibility and not the liability of the magazine.

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