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William Matthew Flinders Petrie, 1853‒1942


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Language

English

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • June 1853

Place of birth

Maryon Road, Charlton, Kent

Date of death

  • July 1942

Place of death

Jérusalem

Nationality

United Kingdom

Profession

English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology and preservation of artifacts.

Other designation

Flinders Petrie

Biography

  • He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, and excavated many of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt in conjunction with his wife, Hilda Petrie.- Some consider his most famous discovery to be that of the Merneptah Stele, an opinion with which Petrie himself concurred.- Petrie developed the system of dating layers based on pottery and ceramic findings

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Webography

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Created at 10-01-2005 by أماني محمد (IDEO)

Updated at 05-09-2018 by Fiorenso Abdelmalak (IDEO)


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