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Reference numberEC/1902/14
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TitlePetrie, Sir William Matthew Flinders: certificate of election to the Royal Society
CitationProfessor of Egyptology, University College, London. Excavated ancient sites in Egypt, 1881-1901, discovering various connections of prehistoric Europe with Egypt. Surveyed British remains, 1875-1880. Author of 'Inductive Metrology' (1877); 'Stonehenge' (1880); 'The Pyramids and Temples of Gizeh' (published by R S Grant, 1883); 'Tanis' I (1885); 'Tanis' II (1888); 'Naukratis' I (1886); 'Hieroglyphic Papyrus from Tanis' (1889); 'Racial Portraits' (1888); 'Historical Scarabs' (1889); 'Hawara, Biahmu and Arsinoe' (1889); 'Kahun, Garob, and Hawara' (1890); 'Hawara' (1890); 'Illahun, Kahun, and Gurob' (1891); 'Tell el Heoz' (1891); 'Medum' (1892); 'Ten Years' Digging in Egypt' (1892); 'Tell el Amana' (1894); 'Koptos' (1896); 'A Student's History of Egypt,' Vol I (1894), Vol II (1896); 'Translations of Egyptain Tales' (1895); 'Egyptain Decorative Art' (1895); Naqada' (1896); 'Six Temples at Thebes' (1897); 'De-sha Sheh' (1898); 'Religion and Conscience in Egypt' (1898); 'Syria and Egypt' (1898); 'Dendereb' (1900); 'Royal Tombs of the 1st Dynasty' (1900); Diospolis Parva (1901); 'Royal Tombs of the earliest Dynasties' (1901). Also other works on Egypt, articles on 'Weights and Measures,''Pyramid' in 'Encyclopedia Britannica',, etc, etc. Has especially developed the scientific treatment of archaeology, contributed to our knowledge of the sequence of prehistoric periods, is keenly attached to science, and is anxious to promote its progress in a variety of branches (archaeology, craniology, statistics).
ProposersK Pearson; F Galton; John Evans; A Macalister; E B Tylor; J Beddoe; M J M Hill; W Ramsay; A C Haddon; J H Gladstone; H G Seeley; H Woodward; E B Poulton
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Petrie, Sir William Matthew Flinders: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1748Petrie; Sir; William Matthew Flinders (1853 - 1942)1853 - 1942
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