File Petrie MSS 1.1 - Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 (Giza)

Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 1 to 50 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 51 to 100 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 101 to 150 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 151 to 200 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 201 to 250 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 251 to 300 Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 pages 301 to 328

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Petrie MSS 1.1


Petrie Journal 1880 to 1881 (Giza)


  • 1880-1881 (Creation)

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328 pages

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  • Journal letters
  • November 30, 1880, to June 22, 1881.
  • Handwritten.
  • Petrie's first visit to Egypt commencing with a measurement-survey of the Giza pyramids, which was continued and completed the following season (1881 to 1882).
  • Main site: Giza.
  • Other sites: Dahshur and Saqqara.

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  • Petrie, W. M. Flinders, The pyramids and temples of Gizeh (1883) (OEB 14761) (accessed 21/03/2018).

  • Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Seventy years in archaeology [1931], 20-6 (OEB 147191).

  • Drower, Margaret S., Flinders Petrie: a life in archaeology (1985), 34-48 (OEB 29381).

  • Drower, Margaret S. (ed.), Letters from the desert: the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie (2004), 12-31 (OEB 154602).

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  • The journal has been transcribed by Cat Warsi; Manon Schutz and the Griffith Institute Team have proofread it and prepared it for publication on this website.

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