Sir (William Matthew) Flinders Petrie(1853-1942), Archaeologist
Sitter in 12 portraits
Archaeologist; carried out excavations in Egypt; revolutionised methods of excavation and of dating for Egyptian pottery; professor of Egyptology at London University 1892-1933; knighted 1923.
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