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Archeology   /ˌɑrkiˈɑlədʒi/   Listen

The branch of anthropology that studies prehistoric people and their cultures.  Synonym: archaeology.

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"Archeology" Quotes from Famous Books

... "kind applause" by waving a flag. He afterwards became a magician, and after various other ventures he finally landed in Egypt, where his discoveries were of such a nature as to secure for him an enviable position in "Who's Who in Archeology." ...
— The Miracle Mongers, an Expos • Harry Houdini

... might have been expected of an orthodox lawyer, he contended that Peru was peopled under the leadership of Ophir, the great-grandson of Noah! Nevertheless, one finds his work to be of great value and the late Sir Clements Markham, foremost of English students of Peruvian archeology, was inclined to place considerable credence in his statements. His account of pre-Hispanic Peru has recently been edited for the Hakluyt Society by Mr. Philip ...
— Inca Land - Explorations in the Highlands of Peru • Hiram Bingham

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