For other uses, see Archaeologist (disambiguation).
Release date 18 April 2005 (Update)
Members only? Yes
Race Human
Quest NPC? Desert Treasure
Location Bedabin Camp
Sells items? No
Gender Male
Hardened by the cutthroat world of archaeology.
Archaeologist chathead

Asgarnia Smith is an archeologist that plays a role in the Desert Treasure quest. Players begin the quest by talking to him. According to Smith, he once managed to recover a Karamjan artefact known as the Golden Monkey of Tee-Tah-Toh. He also tells the player that he has heard of more treasure in Karamja, and he will be going there shortly.


  • He claims to be the one who discovered Temple of Ikov and Brimhaven Arena.
  • Asgarnia Smith is a reference to Indiana Jones, a character in a series of films, who was originally going to be called Indiana Smith.