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I'm not an academic; I'm not an archaeologist. I'm a writer, communicating ideas to the public. There is a model of how the past is, and a lot of academic archaeology is about refining the model. It's not about changing the model radically. I'm not aware of any current which is about radically changing the model. It's just me, really.
Graham Hancock

Meaning of "archaeology" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD ARCHAEOLOGY

From Late Latin archaeologia, from Greek arkhaiologia study of what is ancient, from arkhaios ancient (from arkhē beginning).
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PRONUNCIATION OF ARCHAEOLOGY

archaeology  [ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ARCHAEOLOGY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Archaeology is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ARCHAEOLOGY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

archaeology

Archaeology

Archaeology, or archeology, is the study of human activity in the past, primarily through the recovery and analysis of the material culture and environmental data that they have left behind, which includes artifacts, architecture, biofacts and cultural landscapes. Because archaeology employs a wide range of different procedures, it can be considered to be both a science and a humanity, and in the United States it is thought of as a branch of anthropology, although in Europe it is viewed as a separate discipline. Archaeology studies human prehistory and history from the development of the first stone tools in eastern Africa 4 million years ago up until recent decades. It is of most importance for learning about prehistoric societies, when there are no written records for historians to study, making up over 99% of total human history, from the Paleolithic until the advent of literacy in any given society. Archaeology has various goals, which range from studying human evolution to cultural evolution and understanding culture history. The discipline involves surveying, excavation and eventually analysis of data collected to learn more about the past.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ARCHAEOLOGY


anesthesiology
ˌænɪsˌθiːzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
archeology
ˌɑːkɪˈɒlədʒɪ
biology
baɪˈɒlədʒɪ
cardiology
ˌkɑːdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
epidemiology
ˌɛpɪˌdiːmɪˈɒlədʒɪ
etiology
ˌiːtɪˈɒlədʒɪ
geology
dʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
hydrogeology
ˌhaɪdrədʒɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ideology
ˌaɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
kinesiology
kɪˌniːsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
microbiology
ˌmaɪkrəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
neurobiology
ˌnjʊərəʊbaɪˈɒlədʒɪ
ology
ˈɒlədʒɪ
pathophysiology
ˌpæθəʊˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
physiology
ˌfɪzɪˈɒlədʒɪ
radiology
ˌreɪdɪˈɒlədʒɪ
sociology
ˌsəʊsɪˈɒlədʒɪ
soteriology
sɒˌtɪərɪˈɒlədʒɪ
theology
θɪˈɒlədʒɪ
zoology
zəʊˈɒlədʒɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ARCHAEOLOGY

archaebacteria
archaebacterium
archaeoastronomer
archaeoastronomy
archaeobotanist
archaeobotany
archaeol.
archaeological
archaeologically
archaeologist
archaeomagnetism
archaeometric
archaeometrist
archaeometry
archaeopteryx
archaeornis
Archaeozoic
archaeozoologist
archaeozoology
archaeus

WORDS THAT END LIKE ARCHAEOLOGY

anthology
anthropology
apology
astrology
biotechnology
dermatology
ecology
genealogy
histology
homology
information technology
methodology
mythology
neurology
oncology
pathology
pharmacology
phonology
psychology
technology
terminology

Synonyms and antonyms of archaeology in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «ARCHAEOLOGY»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «archaeology» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of archaeology

Translation of «archaeology» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ARCHAEOLOGY

Find out the translation of archaeology to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of archaeology from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «archaeology» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

考古学
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

arqueología
570 millions of speakers

English

archaeology
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पुरातत्व
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عِلْمُ الآثار
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

археология
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

arqueologia
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পুরাতত্ত্ব
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

archéologie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Arkeologi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Archäologie
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

考古学
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

고고학
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Arkeologi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

khảo cổ học
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தொல்லியல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

पुरातत्व शास्त्र
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

arkeoloji
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

archeologia
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

archeologia
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

археологія
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

arheologie
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αρχαιολογία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

argeologie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

arkeologi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

arkeologi
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of archaeology

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ARCHAEOLOGY»

The term «archaeology» is very widely used and occupies the 18.823 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ARCHAEOLOGY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about archaeology

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10 QUOTES WITH «ARCHAEOLOGY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word archaeology.
1
Jean M. Auel
Science Fiction is not just about the future of space ships travelling to other planets, it is fiction based on science and I am using science as my basis for my fiction, but it's the science of prehistory - palaeontology and archaeology - rather than astronomy or physics.
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Jim Bishop
Archaeology is the peeping Tom of the sciences. It is the sandbox of men who care not where they are going; they merely want to know where everyone else has been.
3
Sara Canning
I'm so fascinated with the study of people and why they are the way they are. That's my research and my archaeology, if you will, when I get a role. I'm so excited to attack a part from every angle of what makes a person a person.
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Adam Clayton
There are two types of collector, I think. There are those who are quite academic, and get into the archaeology of finding the earliest example of a particular idea. Then there are those interested in what's new.
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Paul Di Filippo
There must be a rule of thumb in pop-culture archaeology that states that the allure of any topic is inversely related to its assigned importance in the affairs of humanity. The more trivial the subject, the dearer it is to most of its partisans and the more worthy of scholarship. The smallest things in life often mean the most to people.
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Catherine Fisher
I always was going to be a writer. The other jobs were just to keep me in food. Though I enjoyed the archaeology.
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Michel Foucault
As the archaeology of our thought easily shows, man is an invention of recent date. And one perhaps nearing its end.
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Graham Hancock
I'm not an academic; I'm not an archaeologist. I'm a writer, communicating ideas to the public. There is a model of how the past is, and a lot of academic archaeology is about refining the model. It's not about changing the model radically. I'm not aware of any current which is about radically changing the model. It's just me, really.
9
Zahi Hawass
It's very important to reveal the mystery of the pyramid. Science in archaeology is very important. People all over the world are waiting to solve this mystery.
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Penelope Lively
I'm not an historian but I can get interested - obsessively interested - with any aspect of the past, whether it's palaeontology or archaeology or the very recent past.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ARCHAEOLOGY»

Discover the use of archaeology in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to archaeology and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Archaeology
This text pairs two of archaeology's most recognized names: Robert L. Kelly and David Hurst Thomas, who together have over seventy years of experience leading excavations.
Robert Kelly, David Thomas, 2012
2
Archaeology and Bible History
When the book was withdrawn from circulation in 1976 after the fourteenth printing, many hoped for the day when it would be revised and updated.
Joseph P. Free, Howard Frederic Vos, 1992
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The Archaeology Book
ADD THE ARCHAEOLOGY BOOK TO YOUR WONDERS OF CREATION COLLECTION TODAY!
David Down, 2010
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Archaeology: The Key Concepts
Entries also feature guides to further reading and extensive cross-referencing. Archaeology: The Key Concepts is the ideal reference guide for students, teachers and anyone with an interest in archaeology.
Colin Renfrew, Paul G. Bahn, 2005
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Industrial Archaeology: Principles and Practice
Industrial Archaeology sets out a coherent methodology for the discipline which expands on and extends beyond the purely functional analysis of industrial landscapes, structures and artefacts to their cultural meaning.
Peter Neaverson, Marilyn Palmer, 2012
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Handbook of Gender in Archaeology
First reference work to explore the research on gender in archaeology.
Sarah M. Nelson, 2006
7
Archaeology: The Comic
A brief introduction to contemporary archaeology in comic book format.
Johannes H. N. Loubser, 2003
8
Ethical Issues in Archaeology
Edited volume exploring key issues in ethics for archaeologists. Visit our website for sample chapters!
Larry J. Zimmerman, Karen D. Vitelli, Julie Hollowell-Zimmer, 2003
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Archaeology
Explores, in question and answer format, archaeological sites and lost civilizations, the work of archaeologists, and everyday life ancient times.
Raintree Publishers, 1988
10
Archaeology and World Religion
Archaeology and World Religion is an important new work, being the first to examine these two vast topics together. The volume explores the relationship between, and the contribution archaeology can make to the study of 'World Religions'.
Timothy Insoll, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ARCHAEOLOGY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term archaeology is used in the context of the following news items.
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Brand archaeology: More advertisers should dig out their iconic …
It's safe to assume that during the 'brand archaeology' Adam&EveDDB undertook in understanding the Lloyds brand, many customers ... «The Drum, Jul 15»
2
Current Archaeology 305 – out now!
We then go in search of more lost archaeology with Sean Kingsley, who takes us deep under the western English Channel to investigate the ... «Current Archaeology, Jul 15»
3
Two year archaeology project on Cranborne Chase
It is well known that Cranborne Chase and South Wiltshire are particularly rich in archaeology and that the pioneers of modern archaeology ... «Blackmore Vale Magazine, Jul 15»
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Archaeology helps recreate picture of eve of the American War of …
See a related article, Imaging History in a Revolutionary Town by Meredith Poole, published in the June 2013 issue of Popular Archaeology ... «Popular Archaeology, Jul 15»
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Free archaeology festival is fun for all in the Lincolnshire Wolds
Budding Indiana Joneses will be able to enjoy free activities as part of the Lincolnshire Wolds Festival of Archaeology. Four events have been ... «Lincolnshire Echo, Jul 15»
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Archaeology deal will expand center
The Camp Verde Town Council has approved a deal that will set the stage for an expanded Verde Valley Archaeology Center. Verde Valley ... «Camp Verde Journal, Jul 15»
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North Wales Cadw sites to welcome Festival of Archaeology
Ken Skates, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism said: “The annual Festival of Archaeology is the ideal time to give an insight to what ... «Daily Post North Wales, Jul 15»
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McHenry County College to offer archaeology field studies at …
CRYSTAL LAKE – Students will have the chance to uncover items no one has seen or touched in up to thousands of years with an archaeology ... «Northwest Herald, Jul 15»
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Ancient bobcat buried like a human being
Perri, who reports the discovery with Farnsworth and another colleague this week in the Midcontinental Journal of Archaeology, has her ... «Science /AAAS, Jul 15»
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Upper Wharfedale Heritage Group stages archaeology exhibition
UPPER Wharfedale Heritage Group is celebrating this year's national Festival of Archaeology with a free exhibition at Long Ashes Leisure ... «Craven Herald, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Archaeology [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/archaeology>. Aug 2019 ».
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