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Egyptian-tology

100

These units of inheritance are actually long segments of codons in DNA molecules.
What are genes?

100

Henry Mitchell Miner wrote an essay on these people, whose rituals include visiting the "holy-mouth-men" and going to the "latipso".
Who are The Nacirema?

100


The statue seen here is a tribute to this goddess, and it also is in honor of a battle won by its creators.
Who is Nike?

100

The study of sound in language.
What is phonology?

100

This city was the capital of Egypt from the beginning in the Dynastic Period.
What is Memphis?

200

This record shows that some species are evolutionary transitions between major groups of organisms.
What is the fossil record?

200

When a group of people (seemingly strangers) get together to do something completely random, given the place that they chose to do said action.
What is a flash mob?

200


This gate is the only entrance into the city of Mycenae and has a bastion along it's right side for extra protection from invaders.
What is the Lion's Gate?

200

Spoken language is believed to have arisen in this human group.
Who are modern Homo sapiens?

200

Egyptology is generally seen as having begun with this event.
What is Napoleon's invasion (of Egypt)?

300

Taking their lead from Archbishop Ussher, 18th century scientists almost universally accepted that the earth was created this long ago.
What is October 23 in 4004 B.C. (or roughly 6,000 years ago)?

300

A specific form of culture shock experienced by a society that is undergoing to rapid a culture change usually resulting from frequent inventions and diffusion from other groups.
What is 'future shock'?

300


The statue seen here contains the most ripped priest that you will ever meet.
What is the Laocoon Group?

300

Branch of linguistics focusing on recreating lost words from ancient languages.
What is Historical Linguistics?

300

It was in this Dynasty that the King Scorpion was known to have reigned.
What is the 0 Dynasty?

400

Carolus Linnaeus was a very talented scientist who created this type of classification system for describing all living things, including humans.
What is hierarchical?

400

Anthropologists use this method of research, which involves becoming an active member of an event, to better understand another culture or society.
What is participant observation?

400

The people of Mycenae claimed to be this, implying that they (and their ancestors) had always lived on the land and that it therefore belonged to them.
What is autochthonus?

400

Words in sister languages that are formed from a single word in a parent language.
What are cognates?

400

This Victorian Era fad (often actually an academic rather than social gathering) created issues in the historical record of Egypt.
What are unwrapping parties?

500

Working in virtual obscurity during the mid-19th century, this monk gave us the basis for understanding genetic inheritance.
Who is Gregor Mendel?

500

The American anthropologist Napoleon Chagnon spent more than 30 years learning about these Indians of southern Venezuela and Northern Brazil.
Who are the Yanomamö?

500


The Aphrodite of Knidos, seen here, was created by this man, and set the stage for statues like Capitoline Venus and Crouching Aphrodite.
Who is Praxiteles?

500

When a person switches between languages, dialects, or registers within a single conversation.
What is code switching?

500

Egyptians from the Middle Kingdom on called their land Kemet, meaning this.
What is "Black Land"?