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Antiquity (noun) and ancient (adjective of antiquity, or obsolete noun for an old person) may refer to:
- any period before the Middle Ages (476-1453), but still within the period of Western civilization-based human history or prehistory. The term is most often used of Classical antiquity, the classical civilizations of the Mediterranean, especially Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome.
- "Ancient history" generally, and may be used of any historical period before the Middle Ages
- Antiquities, the term—almost always in the plural in modern usage, referring to objects or artifacts surviving from ancient cultures.
- as a proper name
- Antiquity (journal) is a quarterly journal of archaeological research
- Ancients (art group), a group of English artists in the 1820s and 30s
- Ancient (band), a melodic black metal band from Norway
- Ancient (company), a Japanese software developer
in popular culture:
- Antiquities (Magic: The Gathering) an expansion to the Magic: The Gathering collectible card game
- Ancient (Stargate), a race who built the Stargates in the Stargate universe
- Ancient (Traveller), a mysterious race that once dominated the galaxy in the Traveller role-playing game
- Ancients (Eternal Darkness), a god-like race in Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem
- Ancients (Legacy of Kain), a race in the Legacy of Kain games
- Ancients, an advanced species in the FreeSpace space simulation computer game series
- Ancients, a race in the Farscape TV series
- Ancients or Cetra in Final Fantasy VII
- The Ancients, a race of highly-advanced worldcrafters in the Might and Magic universe
See also 
- Age (disambiguation)
- Eon (disambiguation)
- Ancien (disambiguation)
- Orders of magnitude (time)
- Old age
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