Petrie, William Matthew Flinders
Date of Birth  :
3 June 1853
Place of Birth  :
United Kingdom
Country  :
United Kingdom
Field of Expertise  :
Educational background  :
Acheivements / Contributions  :

  • He is one of the most well-known Egyptologists of all times.
  • He is considered by many to be the founder of contemporary Egyptologists.
  • Recognized as the "Father of Pot Shards", because he learned to extract extensive amounts of information from what other's might see merely as refuge.
  • Yet, Petrie had no proper education and was self taught in the areas that he worked.

Bibliography  :
Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri First series, IVth to XIIth dynasty,Egyptian Tales, Translated from the Papyri Second series, XVIIIth to XIXth dynasty , A History of Egypt: Volume 1. From the Ist to the XVIth Dynasties.