- Sir (William Matthew) Flin·ders [flin-derz] /ˈflɪn dərz/, 1853–1942, English Egyptologist and archaeologist.
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Examples from the Web for petrie
According to Petrie, who had to rescue the site, “No plans were kept, there was no record of where things were found.”The Nile: Where Ancient and Modern Meet
June 21, 2014
But Master Petrie repented, a day out, that he had been so hardy.Sir Ludar
Talbot Baines Reed
You and Petrie ought to have been here sooner and got your wages, you goats.Cleek, the Master Detective
Thomas W. Hanshew
Messrs. Amlineau and Petrie have found the secondary tombs and have identified the names of the following primeval kings of Egypt.History Of Egypt, Chalda, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery
L.W. King and H.R. Hall
The document was first published by Petrie (p. 389) with a translation.
Petrie calls this the most glorious page in Egyptian history.
- Sir (William Matthew) Flinders . 1853–1942, British Egyptologist and archaeologist