By Stuart Laidlaw,Peter J Ucko,Rachael Thyrza Sparks

Flinders Petrie, identified for his broad 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 bargains a serious research of Petrie’s contributions to the archaeology of Palestine and the position his choice of artifacts performs in sleek experiences of the traditional close to East. it is also a whole colour catalog of 270 items, courting from Chalcolithic to Ottoman instances, excavated via Petrie.

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