A Future for the Past: Petrie's Palestinian Collection (UCL by Stuart Laidlaw,Peter J Ucko,Rachael Thyrza Sparks

By Stuart Laidlaw,Peter J Ucko,Rachael Thyrza Sparks

Flinders Petrie, recognized for his huge paintings in Egypt, was once additionally a pioneer of clinical archaeology in Palestine early within the twentieth century via his excavations at inform el-Hesi, inform el-‘Ajjul, and somewhere else. This quantity deals a severe research of Petrie’s contributions to the archaeology of Palestine and the function his selection of artifacts performs in smooth reviews of the traditional close to East. it's also an entire colour catalog of 270 items, relationship from Chalcolithic to Ottoman instances, excavated via Petrie.

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