Institute of Archaeology


Daniel Antoine - Honorary Senior Research Fellow


Name: Dr Daniel Antoine

Honorary Title: Honorary Senior Reseach Fellow

Email: dantoine@britishmuseum.org

IoA staff nominator's name and email address:

Simon Hillson simon.hillson@ucl.ac.uk


IoA involvement:

Daniel is collaborating with Simon Hillson on a re-assessment of the Jebel Sahaba Epipalaeolithic cemetery, based on an important collection of human remains housed at the British Museum (Simon Hillson makes weekly visits). The aim is to publish a monograph with other collaborators.  Daniel also undertakes supervision of UCL PhD students, and makes teaching contributions to Masters' level courses.


Selected recent publications

  • Crevecoeur, I., Dias-Meirinho, M.-H., Zazzo, A., Antoine, D. & Bon, F. (2021). New insights on interpersonal violence in the Late Pleistocene based on the Nile valley cemetery of Jebel Sahaba. Scientific reports, 11(1), pp. 1-13.
  • Antoine, D. & Vandenbeusch, M. (2020). Mummified Human Remains from Ancient Egypt and Nubia: An Overview and New Insights from the British Museum Collection. In: D. H. Shin and R. Bianucci, ed. The Handbook of Mummy Studies: New Frontiers in Scientific and Cultural Perspectives. London, Springer, pp. 1-65.
  • Friedman, R., Antoine, D., Talamo, S., Reimer, P. J., Taylor, J. H., Wills, B. & Mannino, M. A. (2018). Natural mummies from Predynastic Egypt reveal the world's earliest figural tattoos. Journal of Archaeological Science, 92, pp. 116-125.
  • Tang, N., Antoine, D. & Hillson, S. (2014). Application of the Bang and Ramm age at death estimation method to two known‐age archaeological assemblages. American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 155(3), pp. 332-351.
  • Rando, C. J., Hillson, S. & Antoine, D. (2012). TMJ osteoarthritis and modernisation: influence of the industrial revolution on disease prevalence. American Journal of Physical Anthropology.