Petrie MSS 1.5
- 1885-1886 (Creation)
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- Journal letters
- November 23, 1885, to June 1, 1886.
- Petrie, assisted by F. Ll. Griffith and E. A. Gardner, resumes excavating at Naucratis. In January 1886, Gardner is left to continue excavating at Naucratis while Petrie and Griffith begin excavating at Nebesha. At the end of March 1886, Petrie moves to Dafana and excavates there.
- Main sites: Naucratis (Naukratis), Nabesha (Tell Nebesha; Tell Farun), and Dafana (Tell Dafana; Daphnae).
- Other sites: Tanis (San el-Hagar).
- Pages 7-9 and 45-6 are copies of letters by Petrie's mother Anne.
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Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Nebesheh (AM) and Defenneh (Tahpanhes) in Tanis II (1888) (OEB 147217) http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/petrie1888bd2 (accessed 21/03/2018).
Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Seventy years in archaeology , 62-73 (OEB 147191).
Drower, Margaret S., Flinders Petrie: a life in archaeology (1985), 94-9 (OEB 29381).
Drower, Margaret S. (ed.), Letters from the desert: the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie (2004), 61-6 (OEB 154602).
- 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. François Leclère has also proofread it and suggested a few corrections.