Egyptology

Egyptology
UK [ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ] / US [ˌɪdʒɪpˈtɑlədʒɪ] noun [uncountable]
the study of ancient Egypt and its culture, history, and language, as shown by the buildings and objects that still exist. A student of Egyptology is called an Egyptologist.

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