archaeography

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Formed as archae- +‎ -o- +‎ -graphy, after the Ancient Greek ἀρχαιογράφος (arkhaiográphos, the writing of antiquities).

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archaeography (countable and uncountable, plural archaeographies)

  1. Discipline for publishing treatises of any antiquity or antiquities.
    • 1907, Sir Norman Lockyer, Nature[1], page 285:
      The institute grants the degree of doctor of archæology or archæography.

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