The quality of being ancient; ancientness; great age; as, a statue of remarkable antiquity; a family of great antiquity.
Ancient times; former ages; times long since past; as, Cicero was an eloquent orator of antiquity.
The ancients; the people of ancient times.
A relic or monument of ancient times; as, a coin, a statue, etc.; an ancient institution. [In this sense, usually in the plural.]
an artifact surviving from the past
the distant past, ancient times; usually the classical Greek and Roman period and everything prior to that time
Artifact or object from the ancient world.
'Antiquity' is a general word for 'ancient times'.