File Petrie MSS 1.7 - Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 (Medinet el-Faiyum and Hawara)

Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 pages 1 to 50 Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 pages 51 to 99 Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 pages 100 to 126

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Petrie MSS 1.7

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Petrie Journal 1887 to 1888 (Medinet el-Faiyum and Hawara)

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  • 1887-1888 (Creation)

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126 pages

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  • Journal letters.
  • December 5, 1887, through to May 12, 1888.
  • Handwritten.
  • 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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  • 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).

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