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Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders (1853–1942), Egyptologist

Margaret S. Drower

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195102345
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:
Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders (1853–1942), Egyptologist

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Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders (1853–1942), Egyptologist, was born at Ecclesbourne Cottage, Maryon Road, Charlton, near Greenwich, on 3 June 1853, the only child of William Petrie (1821–1908) and his wife, Anne (1812–1892), the daughter of Captain Matthew Flinders RN, the navigator and explorer of ...

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