What the 'Noble Traveller' got up to in Thebes

Lord Belmore's 'Herculean undertaking' in TT 148

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This contribution discusses the activity of Lord Belmore in Theban Tomb 148 in January 1818. It is based on the account of Belmore's physician Robert Richardson (Travels Along The Mediterranean, And Parts Adjacent), an analysis of archival material (Burton notebooks, letters of Arthur Weigall, letter of Heinrich Abeken of the Prussian Expedition, map of John Gardner Wilkinson), as well as data from excavations conducted by the author in the tomb.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationJourneys erased by time
Subtitle of host publicationthe rediscovered footprints of travellers in Egypt and the Near East
EditorsNeil Cooke
Place of PublicationOxford
Number of pages16
ISBN (Electronic)9781789692419
ISBN (Print)9781789692402
Publication statusPublished - 2019


  • Belmore
  • TT148
  • Robert Richardson

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