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archaeologist

or ar·che·ol·o·gist

[ ahr-kee-ol-uh-jist ]
/ ˌɑr kiˈɒl ə dʒɪst /
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noun

a specialist in archaeology, the scientific study of prehistoric peoples and their cultures by analysis of their artifacts, inscriptions, monuments, etc.

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