Definitions for "Antiquities"
Antiquities was the fifth set and the second expansion set. It was the first set to have an original backstory and explore the mythos of the Magic universe (see ). The set was created by the group of students at the University of Pennsylvania that had helped Richard Garfield design the original game.
A general term for archaeological or paleontological resources that are at least 100 years of age and that tangibly represent or have the potential to yield information on historical or prehistoric cultures, or extinct plants and animals.