The "Oracle," is produced yearly and emailed as a pdf directly to your inbox.  It is a regular summary of our archaeological activities at the site.  If you would like to receive future issues of the "Oracle," please sign up by entering your name email in the boxes on this page.  If you would like to access or download previous issues of the "Oracle," please click the links below.  Some issues of the "Oracle" have a print run as well, and some limited back issues are available.  Please click the "Get In Touch" button at the top of this page to send us a query regarding past or future paper copies.  Thank you!

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The Antinoupolis Oracle, Number 5, Summer 2015

October 2014 and February 2015 campaigns.  First season excavating the monumental architecture immediately north of the dig house and near the Egyptian government excavation from 20 years ago, plus ground penetrating radar geophysical survey of the same area and an area near the north end of the cardo maximus.  To access pdf click here.


The Antinoupolis Oracle, Number 4, Summer 2014

November 2013 site visit and shortened February 2014 campaign.  The mission builds a guard house and completes its third and final campaign of sample excavation of the North Roman Necropolis, the cemetery of some of the earliest citizens of Antinoupolis.  To access pdf click here.


The Antinoupolis Oracle, Number 3, Summer 2013

February 2013 campaign.  Second excavation campaign at the North Roman Necropolis and blanket magnetometry geophysical survey in the north area of the city and in the area of the North Roman Necropolis.  To access pdf click here.


The Antinoupolis Oracle, Number 2, Winter 2012-13

October 2012 campaign.  First excavation campaign at the North Roman Necropolis.  To access pdf click here.


The Antinoupolis Oracle, Number 1, Summer 2012

January 2012 campaign and introduction.  Geophysical survey test season employing magnetometry and electrical resistivity tomography at selected areas around the city.  An introduction to and a brief history of the site and to the Antinoupolis Foundation.  To access pdf click here.


For additional archival material related to the expeditions of the Accademia Fiorentina as well as pdfs of the above newsletters on the Accademia's website, please click here.