HyperDic: archeologist

English > 1 sense of the word archeologist:
NOUNperson archeologist, archaeologistan anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture
English > archeologist: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture.
Synonymarchaeologist
InstancesEvans, Arthur Evans, Sir Arthur John EvansBritish archaeologist who excavated the palace of Knossos in Crete to find what he called Minoan civilization (1851-1941)
Schliemann, Heinrich SchliemannGerman archaeologist who discovered nine superimposed city sites of Troy
Thompson, Homer Thompson, Homer A. Thompson, Homer Armstrong ThompsonUnited States classical archaeologist (born in Canada) noted for leading the excavation of the Athenian agora (1906-2000)
Wheeler, Sir Mortimer Wheeler, Sir Robert Eric Mortimer WheelerScottish archaeologist (1890-1976)
Winckelmann, Johann Winckelmann, Johann Joachim WinckelmannGerman archaeologist and art historian said to be the father of archaeology (1717-1768)
Woolley, Sir Leonard Woolley, Sir Charles Leonard WoolleyEnglish archaeologist who supervised the excavations at Ur (1880-1960)
NarrowerEgyptologistAn archeologist who specializes in Egyptology
paleographer, paleographistAn archeologist skilled in paleography
pothunterA nonprofessional archeologist
BroaderanthropologistA social scientist who specializes in anthropology
Spanisharqueóloga, arqueólogo
Catalanarqueòleg
Nounsarcheologythe branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures

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