Antedating of "Egyptology"

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Tue Jun 27 20:15:18 UTC 2006

Egyptology (OED 1862)

1847 _Fraser's Magazine_ June 638 (Periodicals Archive Online)  We predict
that the very name of Egyptology will produce a general yawn.

Fred Shapiro

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