archaeologist archaeologist  /ˌɑr ki ˈɑ lə dʒɪst/

Definition(s):

  • (n) an anthropologist who studies prehistoric people and their culture

Usage(s):

  1. A glittering patch of quartzite, high on Sheguindah Bay Hill, was just the thing to catch an archaeologist's eye.
  2. Though Kuperman is currently in jail in Florida for desecrating an Indian burial ground, he has a twin brother, an archaeologist named Jonah.

News

  1. Mahendraparvata, 1,200-Year-Old Lost Medieval City In Cambodia, Unearthed By Archaeologists (VIDEO)

    A lost medieval city that thrived on a mist-shrouded Cambodian mountain 1,200 years ago has been discovered by archaeologists using revolutionary airborne laser technology, a report said.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post

  2. Sangre Chronicle > Eagle Nest > Archeology exhibit to come to Eagle Nest June 18

    The public will have the chance to see and touch ancient artifacts and learn how archaeologists use them to gain information about the past during a New Mexico Archaeology Exhibit that will come to Eagle Nest next week.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Sangre de Christo Chronicle

  3. State Wants More Information Before Deciding Whether to Allow Dozier Dig

    Friday was the deadline for the state archaeologist to make a decision on whether University of South Florida researchers could continue to dig at the Dozier school for boys. But so far, the school has only gotten a 'maybe'. Some fear the states response could be a stall tactic.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WJHG Panama City

Quotes

  1. "A defence forensic anthropologist, an archaeologist and several army historians will conduct a full archaeological dig in the location where Pte Fisher is believed to have fallen," Mr Snowdon said. "We are hopeful of providing Pte Fisher's...
    on Aug 16, 2008 By: Warren Snowdon Source: Melbourne Herald Sun

  2. Ono explains, "I was prepared that he (Sean) might become an archaeologist or something. John didn't even want to tell him that he was a Beatle. Sean found out from someone else. One day, he even asked John, 'Were you a Beatle? When Sean was in his...
    on Sep 29, 2009 By: Yoko Ono Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "If they get upset, I don't care," Dr. Hawass said. "This is my career as an archaeologist. I should tell them the truth. If the people are upset, that is not my problem."
    on Apr 2, 2007 By: Zahi Hawass Source: New York Times

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