Petrie MSS 1.7
- 1887-1888 (Creation)
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- Journal letters.
- December 5, 1887, through to May 12, 1888.
- Petrie begins the season excavating in the temple of Sobek at Medinet el-Faiyum, then moves on to Hawara where he surveys the pyramid, as well as finding many mummy-portraits from the Roman Period cemetery there.
- Main sites: Medinet el-Faiyum and Hawara.
- Other sites: Byahmu (Biyahmu), Medinet el-Gurob (Ghurab; Gourob).
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Some pages have split along the folded edges, these have been housed in glassine envelopes.
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Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Hawara, Biahmu and Arsinoe (1889) (OEB 147074) http://digi.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/diglit/petrie1889 (accessed 21/03/2018).
Petrie, W. M. Flinders, Seventy years in archaeology , 81-9 (OEB 147191).
Drower, Margaret S., Flinders Petrie: a life in archaeology (1985), 130-41 (OEB 29381).
Drower, Margaret S. (ed.), Letters from the desert: the correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie (2004), 66-7 (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.