archæology definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of archaeology or archeology.
    • The technology or study of antiquities, esp. prehistoric antiquities, like the keeps of buildings or monuments of an early on epoch, inscriptions, executes, alongside relics, written manuscripts, etc.
    • The research of antiquities; that branch of real information which takes cognizance of previous civilizations, and investigates their particular record in all areas, in the form of the stays of art, architecture, monuments, inscriptions, literary works, language, implements, customs, and all sorts of various other examples that have survived.
    • the part of anthropology that scientific studies primitive men and women and their particular countries

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