Amarna, Egypt

Photographs depicting Whittemore's work with the Egypt Exploration Society at Amarna, Egypt

Thomas Whittemore was also present at excavations initiated by the British-run Egypt Exploration Society at Amarna in the 1920s and served as acting field director after the death of F. G. Newton during the 1924-1925 season. For more information, see Who Was Thomas Whittemore?

 

Exhibit Items

Thomas Whittemore at southern expedition house

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Women carrying ceramic jugs over their heads

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Thomas Whittemore at southern expedition house

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Local workmen and children at work

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Local workmen and Thomas Whittemore on a donkey

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Stone block with hieroglyphs in the North Palace

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

House of the chariotry-officer Ranefer, interior from the northwest side, looking east

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Main city, House N49.12, central room, looking north

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Francis G. Newton (1878–1924), field director of Amarna excavations during 1923–1924 season

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, 1923–24

Chapel 524, looking northwest

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Southern expedition house, looking east

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

House of the chariotry-officer Ranefer, the granaries, looking east

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Chapel 525, looking southeast

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, ca. 1920s

Stephen Ranulph Kingdon Glanville (1900–1956), EES excavator at Amarna from 1923 to 1924

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, 1923–24

Walter Bryan Emery (1902–1971), EES excavator at Amarna from 1923 to 1927

Egypt Exploration Society excavations at Amarna, Egypt, 1923–24