pyramidology

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Etymology[edit]

pyramid +‎ -ology. Evidently coined by Charles Piazzi Smyth in 1870.[1]

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pyramidology (uncountable)

  1. The study of pyramids, but from a supernatural or new-age perspective, rather than the historical or archaeological viewpoint.

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  1. ^ Charles Piazzi Smyth (1870) "A poor man's photography at the Great pyramid in the year 1865, compared with that of the Ordnance Survey Establishment Subsidized by London Wealth, and under the Orders of Henry James: A Discourse Delivered before the Edinburgh Photographic Society on December 1st, 1869" (London: Henry Greenwood)