File Petrie MSS 2.5 - Handwritten extracts from Journals

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Petrie MSS 2.5

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Handwritten extracts from Journals

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  • [1910] (Creation)
  • [1883] (Creation)

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7 pages

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(1871-1956)

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British Egyptologist. Born, Dublin 1871. Died, London 1956. Through her interest in Egyptology she met, then married, Flinders Petrie in 1896. Worked with her husband on his excavations, helping to raise the money to fund their work. She also assisted Margaret Murray with her excavations of the Osireion at Abydos, 1902-3.

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Two handwritten extracts of journals:
-Abridged copy of pages 203-206 from season 1883-4, handwriting not identified
-Copy by Hilda Petrie of pages 7-10 from season 1909-1910

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