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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 'Egyptology'

Bored with retirement and studying Egyptology , she's very familiar with Hittites.
Misc (1999)
For a moment she was just a woman named Autumn, and he was just a man named Brian, archaeologist, doctor of Egyptology.
Lawson, Jonell Roses are for the Rich
He cites archaeology and Egyptology as his main interests - appropriate for a man who so enjoys sifting through the evidence.
Glasgow Herald (2001)
He felt that this exciting discovery, once fully deciphered, `will, I suspect, cast Egyptology entirely into the shade '.
Lesley Adkins EMPIRES OF THE PLAIN: Henry Rawlinson and the Lost Languages of Babylon (2003)
Roberta L. Shaw is assistant curator ( Egyptology ) at the Royal Ontario Museum.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Since retirement in 1993, she pursued her interests in gardening and Egyptology.
British Medical Journal (2002)


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