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el-Bersheh

Alternative site names: 
Deir el-Barsha
Site description: 

The site was the principal necropolis for the nomarchs of the 15th Upper Egyptian Nome in the Middle Kingdom, during the 11th and 12th Dynasties.  It was one of the most important elite cemeteries in Middle Egypt. 

Type of site: 
Quarries; tombs
Timeframe: 
Quarries (Middle Kingdom, First Intermidate Period); tombs (Middle Kingdom, First Intermidate Period)
Excavation season: