Definition of Egyptologist in English:

Egyptologist

noun

See Egyptology

  • ‘‘It's opened up an entirely new world for Egyptologists,’ he says.’
  • ‘The tomb of Tutankhamun was discovered in the Valley of the Kings in 1922 by British Egyptologist Howard Carter.’
  • ‘Of these two tombs, we have also discovered a detailed day-by-day excavation journal, previously thought by Egyptologists to have disappeared or never to have existed.’
  • ‘Most anthropologists and Egyptologists subscribe to that view that the ancient Egyptians originated from Africa.’
  • ‘Early Egyptologists camped in empty tombs whilst excavating the Valley of the Kings.’

Pronunciation

Egyptologist

/iːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪst/