1917 Scarabs and Cylinders
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First Edition, Scarce
A scarce look at the items in what is now the Petrie Museum at University College London. Petrie has written this work with illustrations based on the items held by the University at the turn of the twentieth century. It is an informed study on Scarabs in the context of ancient Egypt.
Published by the British school of archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian research account.
William Matthew Flinders Petrie first went to Egypt in 1880 to survey the Great Pyramid. He was then at the forefront of the development of archaeology in Egypt before turning his attentions to Palestine.
Rebound in a red buckram binding.
A fascinating archaeological study, by a leading Egyptologist.
Rebound, in a buckram binding. Externally, excellent with minor shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are bright. Scattered spots to the fore-edge, affecting the occasional page.
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