Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as epigraphist.

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Examples

  • But, according to the defendant's "take" on the story which also appears in Bob Simon's "Report on the Mystery Surrounding the James Ossuary", "the Ossuary" in question just sat unrecognized in a corner of his family apartment for years before a French epigrapher visited him and recognized the importance of the inscription.

    Robert Eisenman: The James Ossuary: Is It Authentic? (An Update)

  • But it was really the Russian epigrapher Yuri Knorozov who recognized the value of Landa's "alphabet" and managed to decipher some phonetic symbols, for which he was viciously attacked by Thompson.

    Primary sources of Maya history - part three

  • The critics, including the European scholar Peter van der Veen, as well as the epigrapher Ryan Byrne, co-director of the Tel Dan excavations, suggested in Internet blogs that the correct reading of the seal is actually "Shlomit," also a biblical name.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Dorman is an international leader in the study of the ancient Near East, and in particular the field of Egyptology, in which he is a noted historiographer, epigrapher and philologist.

    Hatshepsut: Pharaoh of Egypt

  • What Hogarth did not know when he wrote his feature story, was that the predicted danger had already proved a reality, and that on the morning of March 11 -- just one week earlier -- Herbert Fletcher DeCou, epigrapher to the expedition, and close friend of Norton, had been shot dead by two bullets fired at a range of 20 yards.

    The Mystery of DeCou's Assassination

  • This past April, as epigrapher Stanley Guenter of Southern Methodist University cleaned an inscribed panel found by archaeologist Marcello Canuto of Yale University at the site of La Corona, in northern Guatemala, he knew they were about to put to rest one of the great mysteries of Maya archaeology: Where is Site Q?

    Conversations: Site Q Discovered!

  • André Lemaire, the Sorbonne epigrapher, continues to strongly defend the authenticity of the inscription and has offered detailed responses to the ossuary detractors.

    The Jesus Dynasty

  • Project epigrapher Stanley Gunter took time throughout the season -- especially when the threat of spreading fires was greatest -- to look carefully over all the monuments, particularly those Hugo and Efrain had reassembled.

    Interactive Dig Waka' - Session 3

  • Stanley Guenter is an epigrapher of ancient Mayan and a Ph.D. student in archaeology at SMU.

    Bearers of War and Creation

  • Proskouriakoff made only one trip back to her native country, when she met with the Russian Maya epigrapher Yuri Knorosov, an interview complete with a KGB observer, in 1970.

    Books: A Mayanist's Mayanist

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