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  • She is on an archaeological dig.
  • They stopped digging the tunnel until an archaeologist can properly excavate the remains.
  • His eyes reminded me of a description of a gigantic Egyptian eye that was found in one of the pyramids I read about in a book on black magic. Somehow an archaeologist’s wife ended up with this huge stone eye in her bedroom, and...
    Paul Zindel  --  The Pigman
  • She’s like this endless archaeological dig: You think you’ve reached the final layer, and then you bring down your pick one more time, and you break through to a whole new mine shaft beneath.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl

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  • I went from room to room, examining their contents like an archaeologist.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children
  • Bibliography Archeology Histology Lexicology.
    Sharon M. Draper  --  Out of My Mind
  • He was polishing the metal clasp surrounding the snakestone, as gently and as carefully as an archaeologist on a dig, taking off the black and revealing the glittering silver beneath it.
    Neil Gaiman  --  The Graveyard Book
  • This is archaeology as far as she’s concerned.
    Margaret Atwood  --  Cat’s Eye
  • Annabeth had insisted on checking the archaeology museum, then the giant metal statue of the Spartan warrior in the public square, then the National Museum of Olives and Olive Oil (yes, that was a real thing).
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • "Q" to his archaeological students and his friends.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander

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  • I adore Rome, and I have always had a great taste for archaeology.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • I was born in L.A. but my dad’s an archaeologist, so his work takes him all over.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Red Pyramid
  • They were known worldwide for their discoveries, which had helped reshape modern archaeology.
    Micheal Scott  --  The Alchemyst
  • You could get a perfect image of the bones, in three dimensions, and it promised a whole new era of archaeology without excavation.
    Michael Crichton  --  Jurassic Park
  • With archaeological backing, then, we may imagine twelve pervious axes in alignment for the contest.
    Homer  --  The Odyssey
  • But he would never have thought it more than just a myth, had not a friend of his?returning from an archaeological expedition in the desert?told him about an Arab that was possessed of exceptional powers.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • Clayborn Lockett, an archaeologist who briefly employed Ruess as a cook while excavating an Anasazi cliff dwelling in 1934, told Rusho that "he was appalled by the seemingly reckless manner in which Everett moved around dangerous cliffs."
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • "Good old Mars!" said Samuel Hinkston, archaeologist.
    Ray Bradbury  --  The Martian Chronicles
  • Having already described him in most of his present habitatory and anatomical peculiarities, it now remains to magnify him in an archaeological, fossiliferous, and antediluvian point of view.
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • What was clear was that the old patriarch had tackled the job with the systematic approach of an amateur archaeologist—the material was going to fill twenty feet of shelving.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • We went to Africa merely to see Timgad, since my principal interest in life is archeology.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • It was like some kind of archaeological crossword… a riddle that promised to reveal how to open the cryptex.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • For a while I could almost detach myself from the place and its history and take pleasure in it purely as an archaeological site.
    Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston  --  Farewell to Manzanar
  • An archeologist searches for traces of the distant past by digging through layers of cultural history.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • M. Snodgrass, The Dark Age of Greece: An Archaeological Survey of the Eleventh to the Eighth Centuries B. c.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The archaeologist who was quoted on Kryptos, Nola knew, was in fact famed Egyptologist Howard Carter.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • I plan to become an archaeological zoologist.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • "And for the sake of archaeology, let’s hope that sooner or later such excavations do take place, once new towns are settled on the isthmus after the Suez Canal has been cut through—a canal, by the way, of little use to a ship such as the Nautilus!"
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The Magistrate displayed interest in archaeology.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Someone dies, the wife of an American soldier, a former Japanese officer, an archaeologist in Taiwan or Hong Kong.
    Amy Tan  --  The Bonesetter’s Daughter
  • He was a practicing archaeologist and played an instrumental role in Heinrich Schliemann’s excavations of Troy.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • The room around him was rich in codes and messages, an archaeology of childhood, things Denise had carried with her since the age of three, from cartoon clocks to werewolf posters.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Nothing—as Mrs. Welland had often remarked—nothing on earth obliged Emerson Sillerton to be an archaeologist, or indeed a Professor of any sort, or to live in Newport in winter, or do any of the other revolutionary things that he did.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • He was a certified public accountant and had also studied archaeology.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Played with Fire
  • Hank, a retired professor of classical archaeology, always brings a small volume of Greek poetry to read, his long sun-spotted fingers curling over the tops of the pages.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • Professor Sullivan stood by one of the great statues that had been such a challenge to archaeology since Easter Island was discovered.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood’s End
  • Then, during the years of Hoyt’s study in seminary, Dur had been on an important Church-sponsored archaeological dig on the nearby world of Armaghast.
    Dan Simmons  --  Hyperion
  • Florence was singularly expert as a guide to archaeological expeditions and there was nothing she liked so much as taking people round ruins and showing you the window from which some one looked down upon the murder of some one else.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • …antiquity, both having been taught on the plain of Shinar 242 years after the deluge in the seminary instituted by Fenius Farsaigh, descendant of Noah, progenitor of Israel, and ascendant of Heber and Heremon, progenitors of Ireland: their archaeological, genealogical, hagiographical, exegetical, homiletic, toponomastic, historical and religious literatures comprising the works of rabbis and culdees, Torah, Talmud (Mischna and Ghemara), Massor, Pentateuch, Book of the Dun Cow, Book…
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • He awed Babbitt by confessing that he often sat up till midnight reading the figures and footnotes in Government reports, or skimming (with amusement at the author’s mistakes) the latest volumes of chemistry, archeology, and ichthyology.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Babbitt
  • His own conversation (though he told Isabel a good deal about the house, which had a very curious history) was not purely archaeological; he reverted at intervals to matters more personal—matters personal to the young lady as well as to himself.
    Henry James  --  The Portrait of a Lady - Volumes 1 & 2
  • It was called _Archaeological Discoveries in Asia Minor.
    John Le Carre  --  The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
  • I’m writing this log to you, dear future Mars archaeologist, from Rover 2.
    Andy Weir  --  The Martian
  • She was going to need an archaeologist to sort through the reams and reams of paper that filled the rooms.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest
  • George accepted Victorian society so implicitly that to an archaeologist he would be a fascinating object.
    Virginia Woolf  --  A Sketch of the Past
  • (Staring straight at BRADY) Deacon of the Congregational Church— and professor of geology and archeology at Oberlin College.
    Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee  --  Inherit the Wind
  • The white buildings of Missing looked rounded at the edges, worn down, as if they’d been excavated in an archaeological dig but not restored.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • She imagines her footprints sinking invisibly through the streets and the sidewalks, below the condensed archaeology of the city to underground plains of rich alluvial clay.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • Once he obtained all the information that he needed, he organized teams of Indians to dig up whatever might have escaped the priest’s zealous archaeological notice.
    Isabel Allende  --  The House of Spirits
  • If only to burn it into the casing down at Hatteras so that some scale-headed archaeologist several thousand years from now can give an identity to the teeth he’s measuring.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
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