- the scientific study of Egyptian antiquities.
Origin of Egyptology
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These fragments have been of much service to students of Egyptology.
Academically, he intended to be wise in Egyptology; humanely, simply one of the guards.My Life
In 1872 he was chosen professor of Egyptology at Strassburg.
You are a good deal interested in Egyptology yourself, aren't you?The Vanishing Man
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France has established in Cairo a school of Egyptology, directed by Maspero.History Of Ancient Civilization
- the study of the archaeology and language of ancient Egypt
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