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Egyptologist (ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪst) 



  1. someone who studies ancient Egypt, its history, language and archaeology

Egyptology (ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ Pronunciation for Egyptology



  1. the study of the archaeology and language of ancient Egypt

Derived Forms

Egyptological (ɪˌdʒɪptəˈlɒdʒɪkəl Pronunciation for Egyptological  adjective
ˌEgypˈtologist noun

Example Sentences Including 'Egyptologist'

"He was then sent to boarding school, where he met John Flinders Petrie, son of Egyptologist Sir Flinders Petrie.
Globe and Mail (2003)
"I don't think a court of law would convict Ay for murder," said Dr Toby Wilkinson, an Egyptologist at Cambridge University.
Times, Sunday Times (2002)
1. Marcus Worsley Blackden was an artist and Egyptologist who later took up journalism.
Gilbert, R A A E Waite - Magician of Many Parts
HOBART-BASED Egyptologist Dr Mike Jenkins and Patricia Kempa, of Ma'at Productions, will lead a 26-day tour to Egypt in January.
The Mercury, Sunday Tasmanian (2004)
I regret not following my ambition to be an archaeologist or an Egyptologist.
Times, Sunday Times (2004)
Marcel Maree, an Egyptologist at the British Museum in London, agrees with the second interpretation.
New Scientist (2004)


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