Lot #342
Flinders Petrie Autograph Letter Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

English Egyptologist (1853-1942) who discovered the Merneptah Stele and pioneered a systematic methodology of archaeology and the preservation of artifacts. ALS signed “W. M. F. Petrie,” one page, 7 x 4.5, University College, London letterhead, October 22. Handwritten letter, in part: "I regret to say that I have no copy of the recent Cairo catalogue at hand at present. I have made small corrections in your proof which I return." In fine condition, with a central vertical fold, light soiling, and a rusty circular paperclip impression to the left edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021





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