Theodore M Davis

American business man and benefactor

First visited Egypt in 1899 and was introduced to Percy Newberry, who interested him in Egyptology. He used his wealth to finance archaeological expeditions, in particular in the Valley of the Kings. He financed excavations by Percy Newberry and others from 1903 to 1912. For his obituary see Journal of Egyptian Archaeology volume 2 (1915) p. 251.
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