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Dra' Abu el Naga'

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The necropolis of Dra' Abu el-Naga' is located on the West Bank of the Nile at Thebes, Egypt, just by the entrance of the dry bay that leads up to Deir el-Bahri, and north of the necropolis of el-Assasif.

Dra' Abu el-Naga' Ancient Egypt History and Chronology

It was probably used as a royal Necropolis for the kings of the Seventeenth Dynasty, and contains the possible tomb of Amenhotep I, Tomb ANB.

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It was also used as a cemetery for officials of the New Kingdom administration in Thebes.

During Coptic times, a monastery, Deir el-Bachit was built on the hilltop above the pharaonic cemetery.

Notable burials

  • ANB – Possibly Amenhotep I and Ahmose-Nefertari
  • TT13Shuroy
  • TT255 – Roy
  • Neferhotep, findspot of the Papyrus Boulaq 18

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    References

    Dra' Abu el-Naga' Wikipedia


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