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Letters from the desert : the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie

Author: Margaret S Drower
Publisher: Oxford : Aris and Phillips, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Flinders Petrie began his long association with ancient Egypt and the Near East when he went to Giza to survey the pyramids in 1880. Until his death in 1942, he dug almost continuously. During his  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: W M Flinders Petrie; Hilda Petrie; W M Flinders Petrie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret S Drower
ISBN: 0856687480 9780856687488
OCLC Number: 316564496
Description: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface; Introduction; 1880-1884 From surveyor to excavator; 1886-1892 In the field; 1892-1896 Edwards Professor of Egyptology; 1897-1921 With Hilda in Egypt; 1926-1935 Excavating in Palestine.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret Drower.

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