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Petrie, William Matthew Flinders

(1853–1942). Egyptologist; b. Charlton, Kent, Eng.; prof. Egyptology, Univ. Coll., London, 1892–1933; founded Brit. School of Archaeology in Egypt 1894; excavated in Palestine 1927–38. Excavation sites include Abydos, Am, Daphne, Hawara, Kahun, Medum, Memphis, Nagada, Naucratis, Tanis, Tarkhan, Thebes, Lachish, Tell el-Amarna, and Tell el-Hesi. Works include Methods & Aims in Archaeology; Seventy Years in Archaeology. See also Geography, Christian, 6.


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