- 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 archeologists
Ceramic pieces, metal fragments, seeds and human remains have been uncovered by archeologists at the site.Trading Dime Bags for Salvador Dali
October 19, 2014
At last, archeologists have resolved the debate over the first Americans (hint: they walked).
In 1999, archeologists Mark Papworth and Larry Lahren and I asked the Anzick family for permission to revisit the burial site.
Archeologists call this report “the final shovelful of dirt” on the European hypothesis.
At first look, archeologists on the project say the remains are not consistent with war injuries or other violent deaths.The Uffizi’s Secret Mass Grave
Barbie Latza Nadeau
February 15, 2014
This indicates to archeologists the original purpose of the hanging.The Tapestry Book
Helen Churchill Candee
Archeologists have dug up some unusual burials from this period.Aztec Ruins National Monument--New Mexico
John M. Corbett
But archeologists have found more than objects at Jamestown.
In 1955, archeologists discovered the remnants of an early 17th-century forge.
These temple-monasteries are all smaller than the first, but, according to the opinion of some archeologists, they are much older.From the Caves and Jungles of Hindostan
Helena Pretrovna Blavatsky
- a variant spelling of archaeology
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Word Origin and History for archeologists
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