archaeologist


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ar·chae·ol·o·gy

or ar·che·ol·o·gy  (är′kē-ŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The systematic study of past human life and culture by the recovery and examination of remaining material evidence, such as graves, buildings, tools, and pottery.

[French archéologie, from New Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologiā, antiquarian lore : arkhaio-, archaeo- + -logiā, -logy.]

ar′chae·o·log′i·cal (-ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), ar′chae·o·log′ic adj.
ar′chae·o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
ar′chae·ol′o·gist n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archaeologist - an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culturearchaeologist - an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
anthropologist - a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
Egyptologist - an archeologist who specializes in Egyptology
paleographer, paleographist - an archeologist skilled in paleography
pothunter - a nonprofessional archeologist
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Translations
археолог
archeolog
arkæolog
arkeologi
ארכאולוגארכאולוגית
arheolog
régész
fornleifafræîingur
archeologoarcheologistaarcheologisto
考古学者
고고학자
archaeologistaarchaeologistus
archeológ
arheolog
arkeolog
นักโบราณคดี
nhà khảo cổ

archaeologist

archeologist (esp US) [ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪst] Narqueólogo/a m/f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

archaeologist

[ˌɑːrkiˈɒlədʒɪst] narchéologue mf
He's an archaeologist → Il est archéologue.
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

archaeologist

, (US) archeologist
nArchäologe m, → Archäologin f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

archaeologist

[ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪst] narcheologo/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

archaeology

(aːkiˈolədʒi) noun
the study of objects belonging to ancient times (eg buildings, tools etc found in the earth).
archaeˈologist noun
ˌarchaeoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
archaeological research/remains.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

archaeologist

عالِم آثار archeolog arkæolog Archäologe αρχαιολόγος arqueólogo arkeologi archéologue arheolog archeologo 考古学者 고고학자 archeoloog arkeolog archeolog arqueólogo археолог arkeolog นักโบราณคดี arkeolog nhà khảo cổ 考古学家
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References in classic literature ?
"But that is silver," answered the archaeologist, in a voice now almost unrecognizable.
In a small circle of ecclesiastical archaeologists, who were the only people who could even understand one another's discoveries, he occupied a recognized and respectable place.
But there is a rival archaeologist who would ask nothing better than to get ahead of me in this matter.
Welland had often remarked-- nothing on earth obliged Emerson Sillerton to be an archaeologist, or indeed a Professor of any sort, or to live in Newport in winter, or do any of the other revolutionary things that he did.
'I really have no intention at all, sir,' replies Jasper, 'of turning author or archaeologist. It is but a whim of mine.
It is a sort of ceremony peculiar to our family, which each Musgrave for centuries past has gone through on his coming of age--a thing of private interest, and perhaps of some little importance to the archaeologist, like our own blazonings and charges, but of no practical use whatever.'
And that the Egyptians were a nation of mast-head standers, is an assertion based upon the general belief among archaeologists, that the first pyramids were founded for astronomical purposes: a theory singularly supported by the peculiar stair-like formation of all four sides of those edifices; whereby, with prodigious long upliftings of their legs, those old astronomers were wont to mount to the apex, and sing out for new stars; even as the look-outs of a modern ship sing out for a sail, or a whale just bearing in sight.
"That is evident," I replied; "and for the sake of archaeologists let us hope that these excavations will be made sooner or later, when new towns are established on the isthmus, after the construction of the Suez Canal; a canal, however, very useless to a vessel like the Nautilus."
This reasonable view is now generally accepted by archaeologists, whereby the noble science of Curiosity has been greatly dignified.
Another archaeologist from the team, Professor Mordechai Aviam, said no other churches were found between the two towns.
French archaeologist Bertie Leone spoke about the research during which archeologists discoverednew factsabout the life and lifestyle of people of the past.
Famed Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass accompanied by a team of archaeologists opened three sealed sarcophagi from the 26th Dynasty at the burial site in Minya governorate.