archeologist archeologist

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. Israel's prominent archeologist Professor Amos Kloner didn't associate the crypt with the New Testament Jesus.
  2. After some study the archeologist became convinced that he had genuine Norse armor of the late 10th or early 11th Centuries.
  3. According to Dan Bahat, an Israeli biblical archeologist, Polo and his armed followers probably camped on a hill beyond Jerusalem's Damascus Gate.

News

  1. The Magical Archeologist visits DPL

    It was a magical story time for about 200 children and their parents Thursday at the Duncan Public Library. Steve Crawford presented The Magical Archeologist complete with his magic wand. Crawford told the crowd he was an archeologist and had come upon a genie during his digs who gave him a wand that would remain magic for one year. Therefore, he took time away from his digging to perform magic ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: The Duncan Banner

  2. Mummified women, human sacrifices discovered in ancient Peruvian tomb

    LIMA (Reuters) - Archaeologists in Peru on Thursday said they have unearthed a massive royal tomb full of mummified women that provides clues about the enigmatic Wari empire that ruled the Andes long before their better-known Incan successors. "For the first time in the history of archeology in Peru we have found an imperial tomb that belongs to the Wari empire and culture," lead archeologist ...
    on June 28, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Cemeteries are cemeteries forever

    State Archeologist Scott Anfinson gets the calls nearly daily: what do I do about an old cemetery on my land?
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

Quotes

  1. "Finally, here was the beginning of a system that struck me as beyond the realm of chance," Vajda wrote at the time. "At that moment, I think I realized how an archeologist must feel who peers inside a freshly opened Egyptian tomb and...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Vajda Source: Ottawa Citizen

  2. "Indiana Jones is the only archeologist in current film history and it has been good for archeology to have a contemporary representative of that profession up on the screen," Ford said.
    on May 17, 2008 By: Harrison Ford Source: Ottawa Citizen

  3. "The best thing about Drake is he's not an archeologist," said Arad. "He's not a benevolent guy, but he's certainly not a great guy. Indiana Jones was always a good guy and he relentlessly did the right thing. Drake is a guy who's being...
    on Oct 2, 2008 By: Avi Arad Source: Kotaku Australia

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