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Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinderslocked

(1853–1942)
  • Margaret S. Drower

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Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders (1853–1942), Egyptologist, was born at Ecclesbourne Cottage, Maryon Road, Charlton, near Greenwich, on 3 June 1853, the only child of William Petrie (1821–1908) and his wife, Anne (1812–1892), the daughter of Captain Matthew Flinders RN, the navigator and explorer of ...

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Proceedings of the British Academy
University College, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London
University of Oxford, Griffith Institute