Petrie definition by Webster's New World
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Petrie, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders 1853-1942; Eng. archaeologist & Egyptologist
Petrie definition by American Heritage Dictionary
, Sir (William Matthew) Flinders 1853-1942.
British Egyptologist noted for his excavations at Memphis and Thebes.