File Petrie MSS 1.10 - Petrie Journal 1890 to 1891 (Maidum)

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Petrie MSS 1.10

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Petrie Journal 1890 to 1891 (Maidum)

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  • 1890-1891 (Creation)

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135 pages

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-Journal letters.
-November 6, 1890, to June 15, 1891.
-Handwritten.
-Petrie at Maidum for the whole season excavating and recording the tombs, as well as surveying the pyramid. Petrie assisted by G. W. Fraser and F. J. Bliss. In April 1891, Petrie travels to Greece to visit Ernest Gardner, Director of the British School at Athens, where Petrie is able to confirm that the “Aegean” finds from Gurob were manufactured in Mycenae then exported to Egypt.
-Sites: Maidum (Meydum; Medum).
-Includes several small watercolours of objects.

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-Unspecified, Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London.

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-Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Petrie, Medum (1892) https://archive.org/details/cu31924028670465 (accessed 21/03/2018).
-Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Seventy years in archaeology [1931], 120-33 (OEB 147191).

-Drower, Margaret S., Flinders Petrie: a life in archaeology (1985),172-85 (OEB 29381).
-Drower, Margaret S. (ed.), Letters from the desert: the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie (2004), 80-7 (OEB 154602).

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