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UCL in the News: 'Excavating Egypt'

27 June 2008

Fabiola Santiago, 'Miami Herald' He was the inspiration for the Indiana Jones character, but never mind the fiction.

Some of the real treasures unearthed by British archaeologist Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie can be seen in a traveling exhibition opening at the Lowe Art Museum Saturday.

Excavating Egypt: Great Discoveries from the UCL Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaelogy tells the story of Petrie's explorations of ancient Egyptian civilization, and showcases 221 of his most significant finds, never before seen by the public. …