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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The study of ancient inscriptions.

Usage examples (33)
  • His fourth expedition took place in 1892-94, and was fruitful and rich in Arabic epigraphy.
  • Areas of interest: monumental architecture and Maya epigraphy.
  • The study of incised writing on stone and other surfaces is called epigraphy.
  • OK, sometimes it's epigraphy, but hey, first they came for the pal√¶ographers, then the epigraphers ALL the TIME. for more
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