pyramidologist


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pyramidologist

(ˌpɪrəmɪˈdɒlədʒɪst)
n
(Alternative Belief Systems) a person who believes in pyramidology
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The Athenaeum warned its readers in 1864 not to dismiss the Pyramidologists and urged them to think about their claims seriously, saying that their intervention was 'in no way outrageous, not against any notion we have a right to form a priori'.
16) Lewis's opinion was not simply a matter for the specialist Egyptologist: it challenged the Pyramidologists, including John Taylor (1781-1864), who were at that moment arguing that Egyptian science was profoundly relevant to contemporary Britain.
Ruskin also, I think, hoped his adult readers in the middle of the 1860s might know about the Pyramidologists.
Where the Pyramidologists argued in the early 1860s that the Great Pyramid was a 'divinely inspired' (28) metrological monument, proving that God had revealed knowledge for the advantage of Great Britain in the nineteenth century, Ruskin was playfully using a story of the construction of a great Pyramid in 1865 to show the power of orderly natural creation and its relevance for the open-minded modern English citizen.