Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. Flinders Petrie was popularly awarded the title of "The Father of Modern Archaeology." Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie had no formal education but discovered amazing things. As an Egyptological student in the 1990s, I heard legendary stories that had been passed down from generation to generation by Egyptologists about his work and personality. Margaret S. Drower (Mrs. C. Hackforth-Jones) has retired as a lecturer in ancient history at University College, London, where she was a reader in ancient history; she is now an honorary research fellow in the Departments of History and Egyptology. Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" - and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archeological methods. xxiv + 500 pp. Petrie did not intend to discuss his private life, however he recounted his frustration in 1889 in dealings with Grébaut, the head of the antiquities service. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" — and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Flinders Petrie : A Life in Archaeology by Margaret S. Drower (1985, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay! William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942) first went to Egypt in 1880 at the age of 26, to survey the Great Pyramid. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. Abstract Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, K.B.E., F.R.S., F.B.A., revolutionized Egyptian archaeology in the first two decades (1880- 1900) of his long career: he set new standards by insisting on keeping a complete record of all that was found. Sir Flinders Petrie and British Archaeological Work in Egypt at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century. Sir Flinders Petrie, in full Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, (born June 3, 1853, Charlton, near Greenwich, London, England—died July 28, 1942, Jerusalem), British archaeologist and Egyptologist who made valuable contributions to the techniques and methods of field excavation and invented a sequence dating method that made possible the reconstruction of history from the remains of ancient … Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology, 2nd edition, by Margaret S. Drower, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1995 (ist published in 1985). Free shipping for many products! Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, FRS, FBA (3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942), commonly known as Flinders Petrie, was an English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology and preservation of artefacts. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, she has contributed to many books and BBC programs on the ancient Middle East. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology, 2nd edition, by Margaret S. Drower, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1995 Petrie's careful academic methods often pitted him against such rival archaeologists as Amélineau, who boasted he had smashed the stone jars he could not carry away to be sold, and Maspero and Naville, who mangled a pyramid at El Kula they had vainly tried to break into. She tells not only of his spectacular finds, including the tombs of the first Pharaohs, the earliest alphabetic script, a Homer manuscript, and a collection of painted portraits on mummy cases, but also of Petrie's important contributions to the science of modern archaeology, such as orderly record-keeping of the progress of a dig and the use of pottery sherds in historical dating. In 1927, Flinders Petrie returned to Palestine uncovering ruins and remained there until his death at the age of eighty-nine. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Flinders Petrie : A Life in Archaeology by Margaret S. Drower A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Drower, Margaret S. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. Trova questo libro nella versione stampata. Drower presents Petrie as he was: an enthusiastic eccentric, diligently plunging into the uncharted past of ancient Egypt. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. The spine may show signs of wear. Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie’s in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through his stunning career in the deserts of … Early life. Here Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie's in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through his stunning career in the deserts of Egypt to his death in Jerusalem at the age of 89. First Published in: Digest of Middle Eastern Studies 5/3 (1996), 78-81., Summer 1996 ~ F linders Petrie: A Life in Achaeology Margaret S. Drawer Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985, He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, […] Drower combines her first-hand knowledge with Petrie’s own voluminous personal and professional diaries to forge a lively account of this influential and sometimes controversial figure. With two brief exceptions, he spent the rest of his career studying it. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology (Wisconsin Studies in Classics) eBook: Margaret S. Drower: Amazon.ca: Kindle Store Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. Sir Flinders Petrie (1853–1942) is one of the most important and influential figures in the history of Egyptology. Corpus of Proto-Dynastic Pottery, with H. Petrie and M. A. Murray; 66 of these are quarto vols. He worked at a much higher number He passed away in Jerusalem on July 28, 1942. As Margaret S. Drower in her book Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archeology , described: Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" - and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Petrie went to Egypt in 1880 to survey the pyramids of Gizeh and thereafter dedicated himself to the archaeology of Egypt. He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, and excavated many of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt. Drower presents Petrie as he was: an enthusiastic eccentric, diligently plunging into the uncharted past of ancient Egypt. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" - and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archeological methods. Petrie was born on 3 June 1853 in Maryon Road, Charlton, Kent, England, the son of William Petrie (1821–1908) and Anne (née Flinders) (1812–1892). British archaeologist well-known for his work in Egypt, as well as in Palestine. You can write a book review and share your experiences. These brief exceptions were the periods he spent excavating in Palestine. Professor Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie FRS (3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942), known as Flinders Petrie, was an English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology. ( CC BY-SA 4.0 ) One of the most spectacular of Petrie’s discoveries was a statue of Merenptah in Luxor. The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Papyrus of Ani in the British Museum, A World History of Nineteenth-Century Archaeology: Nationalism, Colonialism, and the Past. Dec 28, 2013 - Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, 3 June 1853–28 July 1942, was an English Egyptologist, a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology & preservation of artifacts. Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" - and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archeological methods. No excavator has had as a huge impact on Egyptian archaeology with regards to methodology or even collecting of artifacts from a wide variety of sites as Sir Flinders Petrie. It may takes up to 1-5 minutes before you received it. KL Sheppard, Flinders Petrie and Eugenics at UCL, Bulletin of the History of Archaeology, (2010) (accessed 12 Oct 2020) Margaret S. Dower, Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology (London, 1995) Margaret S. Dower, Sir (William Matthews) Flinders Petrie, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (subscription required: accessed 12 Oct 2020) Sir William M. Flinders Petrie, 1853-1942. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Information about the open-access article 'Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology, 2nd edition, by Margaret S. Drower, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1995' in DOAJ. Flinders Petrie : biography 3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942 Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie, FRS (3 June 1853 – 28 July 1942), commonly known as Flinders Petrie, was an English Egyptologist and a pioneer of systematic methodology in archaeology and preservation of artefacts. She tells not only of his spectacular finds, including the tombs of the first Pharaohs, the earliest alphabetic script, a Homer manuscript, and a collection of painted portraits on mummy cases, but also of Petrie’s important contributions to the science of modern archaeology, such as orderly record-keeping of the progress of a dig and the use of pottery sherds in historical dating. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie’s in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through his stunning career in the deserts of Egypt to his death in Jerusalem at the age of eighty-nine. Petrie developed the system of dating layers based on pottery and … Early life. 1923 saw Petrie knighted for services to British archaeology and Egyptology. He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, and excavated at many of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt, such as Naukratis , Tanis , Abydos and Amarna . The distinctive black-topped Egyptian pottery of the Pre-dynastic period associated with Flinders Petrie's Sequence Dating System, Petrie Museum. In 1880 he visited Egypt for the first time and in 1882 he was engaged in establishing the exact measurements of the Giza pyramids. Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie’s in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through hi. Here Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie's in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through his stunning career in the deserts of Egypt to his death in Jerusalem at the age of 89. William Matthew Flinders Petrie, better known as Flinders Petrie, was born in England in 1853, and by the end of his life in 1942 he was known as the “father of scientific archaeology” (Bratton 1967, 84, 81). DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. PETRIE, SIR WILLIAM MATTHEW FLINDERS° (1853–1942). In 1931 Petrie published his autobiography, hoping that the book would interest others to archaeology. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology by Drower, Margaret S. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.com. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology. It may take up to 1-5 minutes before you receive it. For the next five decades he was at the forefront of the development of archaeology in the country, before turning in the 1920s to the archaeology of Palestine. Margaret S. Drower, a student of Petrie’s in the early 1930s, traces his life from his boyhood, when he was already a budding scholar, through his stunning career in the deserts of … He developed a mathamatical formula for discovering the unit of measurement early people used when building ancient monuments. The file will be sent to your Kindle account. Petrie was born on 3 June 1853 in Maryon Road, Charlton, Kent, England, the son of William Petrie (1821–1908) and Anne (née Flinders) (1812–1892). The file will be sent to your email address. Margaret S. Drower. 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