1892-93 Deir el-Gebrawi

Type of fieldwork: 
Archaeological Survey
Illustration and Recording
Season summary: 

This site was surveyed as part of a larger survey of the area from el-Bersheh to Arab el-Hatem (105 km). 

The survey seperated the tombs into two groups, some 80 tombs located in the northeast and then over 40 tombs located in the southeast. Only four tombs in the north east group contained inscriptions and tomb paintings. In the southeastern group, 12 of the tombs are inscribed. 

Relevant publications: 

Catalogue of drawings of scenes and hieroglyph: copied from wall-paintings in ancient Egyptian tombs of B. C. 3800 to B. C. 2500 at Dêr el-Gebrawi, El-Bersheh, and Beni Hasan; exhibited by the Egypt Exploration Fund at the Art Gallery, Mosley Street, Manchester, September - October, 1893 / Egypt Exploration Fund. 1893. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.

Davies, N. de G. 1902. The rock tombs of Deir el Gebrâwi, 2 vols. Archaeological survey of Egypt 11-12. London: Egypt Exploration Fund.

Newberry, Percy Edward. 1893. The archaeological survey: work 1892-1893. Archaeological Report (Egypt Exploration Fund) 1892-1893, 9-15.

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