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18:00 - 20:00 8 March 2013

The Women behind the Petrie Museum


The Petrie Museum | UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology (link Map)
Malet Street | London | WC1E 6BT |

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: Free of charge
Ticketing: Open

Take a tour round The Petrie Museum and meet some of the influential female characters who made the career of Flinders Petrie and created, nutured and saved The Petrie Museum. They include writer Amelia Edwards, Egyptologist (and witch) Margaret Murray, Pre-raphaelite model, archaeologist and wife Hilda Urlin Petrie, wartime heroine Violet La Fleur and curator and doyenne of Predynastic Egypt Barbara Adams. The evening will offer a chance to converse with these women and find out more about the Egyptology collection to celebrate International Women’s Day.


Helen Pike
0207 679 4138 | Events.petrie@ucl.ac.uk

Petrie Museum