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. Drower presents Petrie as he was: an enthusiastic eccentric, diligently plunging into the uncharted past of ancient Egypt. He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, […] 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. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. Flinders Petrie has been called the "Father of Modern Egyptology" — and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. As Margaret S. Drower in her book Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archeology , described: The distinctive black-topped Egyptian pottery of the Pre-dynastic period associated with Flinders Petrie's Sequence Dating System, Petrie Museum. DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Margaret S. Drower. 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. Free shipping for many products! 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). 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. He held the first chair of Egyptology in the United Kingdom, and excavated many of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt. Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology, 2nd edition, by Margaret S. Drower, University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1995 A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, she has contributed to many books and BBC programs on the ancient Middle East. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. In 1931 Petrie published his autobiography, hoping that the book would interest others to archaeology. 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. 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. 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. Sir William M. Flinders Petrie, 1853-1942. 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. 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 . He developed a mathamatical formula for discovering the unit of measurement early people used when building ancient monuments. 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. Sir Flinders Petrie and British Archaeological Work in Egypt at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century. 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). 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. Nessuna recensione trovata nei soliti posti. This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. 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. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. 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. 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 : A Life in Archaeology by Margaret S. Drower A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. 1923 saw Petrie knighted for services to British archaeology and Egyptology. 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. He passed away in Jerusalem on July 28, 1942. 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 … This fascinating biography of Petrie was first published to high acclaim in England in 1985. In 1927, Flinders Petrie returned to Palestine uncovering ruins and remained there until his death at the age of eighty-nine. 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! 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 … 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. Petrie developed the system of dating layers based on pottery and … Sir Flinders Petrie (1853–1942) is one of the most important and influential figures in the history of Egyptology. These brief exceptions were the periods he spent excavating in Palestine. Trova questo libro nella versione stampata. 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. xxiv + 500 pp. With two brief exceptions, he spent the rest of his career studying it. Flinders Petrie has been called the “Father of Modern Egyptology”—and indeed he is one of the pioneers of modern archaeological methods. 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 worked at a much higher number 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). Drower presents Petrie as he was: an enthusiastic eccentric, diligently plunging into the uncharted past of ancient Egypt. 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