- a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.
Origin of archaeologist
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Examples from the Web for archeologist
She did not plan to be a model for too long, she said: "I will do it for a bit and then get a real job as an archeologist."Is 9-Year-Old Russian Model Kristina Pimenova Too Sexualized?
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Neil Oliver, an archeologist working on the program, said this was one of the most remarkable findings in archeological history.Scientists Find Remains of Alfred The Great Or King Edward The Elder
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Collins is an archeologist of the imagination, turning over every stone of possibility as he moves through the poem.Why Billy Collins Is America’s Most Popular Poet
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Reading this book, it seems like your approach was less that of a historian than that of an archeologist.David Stockman on ‘The Great Deformation’ and Our Economic Doom
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It was published in 1911 by the Japanese archeologist, Mr. Taki.Chinese Painters
Her father was an archeologist, I believe, and it runs in the family.The Riddle of the Mysterious Light
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We have an archeologist, a naturalist, and a cyberneticist coming.The Caves of Fear
"I don't know what the final stage may be," the archeologist answered.
Usher, the archeologist, looked suddenly at him, then looked at Thulon.
- a variant spelling of archaeology
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Word Origin and History for archeologist
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