Saturday, October 08, 2005

Reader in the sands of time,,923-1814247,00.html
"He liked to work in his underpants and ate only from tins, but Flinders Petrie changed the face of archaeology". Joyce Tyldesley writing about Sir William Flinders Petrie, who transformed archaeological investigations in Egypt. Some of Petrie's Egyptian collection can be found at London's Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, which has a full online database of the collection's artefacts.

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