Information on Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853 – 1942) can be found in the history of Jerusalem or history of the geography of archaeology (i.e., by Brian Fagan) or in a good Bible Dictionary or Encyclopedia LINK. Questions that you should answer in your paper include:
- What was he most famous for?
- Where did he take his training for archaeology?
- What was his specialty in archaeology?
- Where did he excavate?
- What famous people did he excavate with?
- What discoveries was he involved in?
- What was the Biblical impact of his research?
- “Stelae and Reliefs of Pharaoh Merneptah, 1207 BCE.” The Center for Online Judaic Studies. October 10, 2013. LINK.
- “The Petrie Project.” Glyptotek. NY Carlsberg. October 11, 2013. LINK.
- “Sir William M. Flinders Petrie, 1853-1942.” The Palestine Exploration Fund. October 3, 2013. LINK.
- “Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942).” The British Museum. October 3, 2013. LINK.
- Byrnes, Andrea. “Documentary Review: The Man Who Discovered Egypt. 28th March 2012.” Egyptological (April 3, 2012). LINK.
- Drower, Margaret. S. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology. 2nd ed. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. LINK.
- Fagan, Brian. “Flinders Petrie.” Pages 78-81 in Archaeologists: Explorers of the Human Past. Oxford Profiles. Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 2003. Look Inside
- Fargo, Valerie M. “BA Portrait: Sir Flinders Petrie.” The Biblical Archaeologist 47, no. 4 (Dec. 1984): 220-23. JSTOR .
- Levy, Thomas E. “Archaeology and the Bible.” In Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible, edited by David Noel Freedman, Allen C. Myers, and Astrid B. Beck, 88–95. Grand Rapids, Mich.: Eerdmans, 2000.
- Parsons, Marie. “Egypt: William Flinders Petrie, Father of Pots.” Tour Egypt. LINK.
- Petrie, William Matthew Flinders. Tell el Armana. London, England: Methuen & Co., 1894. Look Inside
- Petrie, W. M. Flinders. “Extracts from Researches in Sinai.” Serendipity. October 11, 2013. LINK.
- Petrie, W. M. Flinders. The Religion Of Ancient Of Egypt. London, England: Archibald Constable & Co Ltd, 1906. LINK.
- Poole, Gray. “Sir Flinders Petrie.” In Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Chisholm Hugh, ed. 11th ed. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press, 1911. LINK.
- Sheppard, Kathleen
L. “Flinders Petrie and Eugenics at UCL.” Bulletin of
the History of Archaeology 20, no. 1 (May 16,
2010): 16-29. LINK
- Smith, Sidney. “William Matthew Flinders Petrie.” Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society 5, no. 14 (Nov. 1945): 3-16. JSTOR
- Stinespring, W. F. “Flinders Petrie: 1853-1942.” The Biblical Archaeologist 5, no. 3 (September 1942): 33-36. JSTOR .
- Uphill, Eric P. “A Bibliography of Sir Williams Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942).” Journal of Near Eastern Studies 31, no. 4 (Oct. 1972): 356-79. JSTOR.
- Fagan, Brian M. A Brief
History of Archaeology: Classical Times to the
Twenty-First Century. Upper Saddle River, NJ:
Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN: 978-0131776982.
- Fagan, Brian M. Return to Babylon: Travelers, Archaeologists and Monuments in Mesopotamia. Boston, Mass.: Little, Brown & Co., 1979.
- Fagan, Brian M. The Adventure of Archaeology. Washington, DC: National Geographic Society, 1985. ISBN: 978-0870448140.
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