A pioneering Egyptologist, Flinders Petrie (1853-1942) excavated over fifty sites, trained a generation of archaeologists, and brought his subject to a wider audience. Published in 1883, this landmark survey includes the first accurate measurements of the Great Pyramid of Giza. These findings are still used as a reference.
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About the Author
W. M. Flinders Petrie was perhaps the leading figure in Egyptology.
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