[Sir Flinders Petrie [Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie], distinguished British Egyptologist.] Autograph Signature on fragment of a letter.

Sir Flinders Petrie [Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853-1942)], distinguished British Egyptologist, Edwards Professor of Egyptian Archaeology and Philology at University College London
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See his entry in the Oxford DNB. Irregular rectangle of watermarked laid paper, roughly 10.5 x 3.5 cm, cut from a letter in response to a request for an autograph. In good condition, lightly aged, with vertical fold to left of signature. Good clear signature. Reads: ‘Yours very sincerely, / W. M. F Petrie.’ On the reverse is a fragment of the letter: ‘[...] The founders of [...] by months. That the Egns. recognised the Start of Dynasties at the time is shewn by the 1st king [...] parodying - the titles [...]’