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Flinders Petrie

AKA William Matthew Flinders Petrie

Born: 3-Jun-1853
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 28-Jul-1942
Location of death: Jerusalem, Palestine
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Archaeologist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Pioneering Egyptologist

Father: William Petrie (b. 1821, d. 1908)
Mother: Anne Flinders (b. 1812, d. 1892)
Wife: Hilda Urlin (m. 26-Nov-1896, until his death, d. 1957)
Son: John Flinders Petrie (b. 1907, d. 1972)
Daughter: Ann (b. 1909, d. 1989)

Author of books:
The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh (1883, archaeology)
Medum (1892, archaeology)
Researches in Sinai (1906, archaeology)
Seventy Years in Archaeology (1931, memoir)

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