Su·​me·​rol·​o·​gy ˌsü-mə-ˈrä-lə-jē How to pronounce Sumerology (audio)
: the study of Sumerian culture, language, and history
Sumerologist noun

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Sumerology was in 1897

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“Sumerology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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