File Petrie MSS 1.5 - Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 (Naucratis, Nabesha, and Dafana)

Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 pages 1 to 50 Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 pages 51 to 100 Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 pages 101 to 150 Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 pages 151 to 178

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Petrie MSS 1.5

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Petrie Journal 1885 to 1886 (Naucratis, Nabesha, and Dafana)

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  • 1885-1886 (Creation)

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178 pages

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-Journal letters
-November 23, 1885, to June 1, 1886.
-Handwritten.
-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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-Related correspondence, object and object distribution notes, in Lucia Gura Archive, Egypt Exploration Society.

-http://egyptartefacts.griffith.ox.ac.uk/excavations/1885-86-naukratis (accessed 21/03/2018).
-http://egyptartefacts.griffith.ox.ac.uk/excavations/1886-nebesheh (accessed 21/03/2018).
-http://egyptartefacts.griffith.ox.ac.uk/excavations/1886-tell-dafana (accessed 21/03/2018).

Publication note

-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 [1931], 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).

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