- 1 Biography
- 2 Academic career
- 3 Archaeology career
- 4 Discovery of the 'Israel' or Merneptah stele
- 5 Legacy
- 6 Published work
- 7 Gallery
- 8 References
- 9 Further reading
- 10 External links
Discovery of the 'Israel' or Merneptah stele
A number of Petrie's discoveries were presented to the Royal Archaeological Society and described in the society's Archaeological Journal by his good friend and fellow archaeologist, Flaxman Charles John Spurrell. Petrie published a total of 97 books.
- Tel el-Hesy (Lachish). London: Palestine Exploration Fund.
- "The Tomb-Cutter’s Cubits at Jerusalem,” Palestine Exploration Fund Quarterly, 1892 Vol. 24: 24–35.
Contributions to the Encyclopædia Britannica, 11th ed.
- Migrations, Anthropological Inst. of Great Britain and Ireland, 1906.
- Janus in Modern Life, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1907.
- Some Sources of Human History, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, 1919.
- The Status of the Jews in Egypt, G. Allen & Unwin, 1922.
- The Revolutions of Civilization, Harper & Brothers, 1922.
- E.P. Uphill, “A Bibliography of Sir William Matthew Flinders Petrie (1853–1942)," Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 1972 Vol. 31: 356–379.
- Joseph A. Callaway, “Sir Flinders Petrie, Father of Palestinian Archaeology.” Biblical Archaeology Review, 1980 Vol. 6, Issue 6: 44–55.
- Margaret S. Drower, Flinders Petrie: A Life in Archaeology, (2nd publication) University of Wisconsin Press, 1995. ISBN 0-299-14624-3
- Margaret S. Drower, Letters from the Desert – the Correspondence of Flinders and Hilda Petrie, Aris & Philips, 2004. ISBN 0-85668-748-0
- William Matthew Flinders Petrie, Seventy Years in Archaeology, H. Holt and Company 1932
- Janet Picton, Stephen Quirke, and Paul C. Roberts (eds), “Living Images: Egyptian Funerary Portraits in the Petrie Museum.” 2007. Left Coast Press, Walnut Creek.
- Schultz, Teresa and Trumpour, Mark, “The Father of Egyptology” in Canada. 2009. Journal of the American Research Centre in Egypt, No. 44, 2008. 159 - 167.
- Stephen Quirke: Hidden Hands, Egyptian workforces in Petrie excavation archives, 1880–1924, London 2010 ISBN 978-0-7156-3904-7
- Silberman, Neil Asher. “Petrie’s Head: Eugenics and Near Eastern Archaeology”, in Alice B. Kehoe and Mary Beth Emmerichs, Assembling the Past (Albuquerque, NM, 1999).
- Stevenson, Alice "'We seem to be working in the same line'. A.H.L.F. Pitt-Rivers and W.M.F. Petrie. Bulletin of the History of Archaeology, 2012 Vol 22, Issue 1: 4-13.
- Trigger, Bruce G. "Paradigms in Sudan Archeology", International Journal of African Historical Studies, vol. 27, no. 2 (1994).
- William Matthew Flinders Petrie: The Father of Egyptian Archaeology, 1853–1942
- Works by William Matthew Flinders Petrie at Project Gutenberg
- Works by William Matthew Flinders Petrie at Internet archive
- Manchester Museum
- Hilda Mary Isobel Petrie born Urlin (1871–1956)
- The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology in London