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Dra' Abu el-Naga' (Arabic: دراع ابو النجا) is a necropolis on the West Bank at Thebes in Upper Egypt. It is considered part of the greater Theban Necropolis. The necropolis is located just by the entrance of the dry bay that leads up to Deir el-Bahari and north of the necropolis of el-Assasif.

List of tombs[]

Here follows a list of tombs discovered at Dra' Abu el-Naga'.


Designation Owner Title Period
TT11 Djehuty[1] Overseer of the Treasury and of the Works[2] 18th Dynasty, HatshepsutThutmose III
TT12 Hery[1] Overseer of the Granary of Queen Ahhotep I[2] 17th18th Dynasty, Tao IIAmenhotep I
TT13 Shuroy Chief Brazierbearer of Amun[2] 20th Dynasty
TT14 Huy Priest of Amenhotep, the Image of Amun[2] 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II
TT15 Tetiky-Sirahotep Mayor of Thebes[2] 18th Dynasty, Ahmose II
TT16 Panehesy Priest of Amenhotep of the Forecourt[2] 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II
TT17 Nebamun King's Scribe and Physician[2] 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep II
TT18 Baki Chief Weigher of the Gold of Amun[2] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT19 Amenmose High Priest of Amenhotep of the Forecourt[2] 20th Dynasty
TT20 Mentuherkhepeshef Mayor of Busiris[2] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III


Designation Owner Title Period
TT140 Kefia-Neferrenpet Goldworker, Portrait Sculptor 18th Dynasty
TT141 Bakenkhonsu Wab Priest at the fore of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT142 Simut Overseer of the Works of Amun-Ra in Karnak 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IIIAmenhotep II
TT143 Unknown
TT144 Nu Overseer of estate labour 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT145 Nebamun Head of bowmen 18th Dynasty
TT146 Nebamun Overseer of the Granary of Amun, Counter of Grain, iny of the God's Wife 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT147 Heby / Unknown Counter of Cattle of Amun in Upper and Lower Egypt / Head Elder of the portal in Karnak
TT148 Amenemopet Priest of Amun[3] 20th Dynasty, Ramesses IIIRamesses IV
TT149 Amenmose Royal Scribe of the Table of the Lord of the Two Lands, Overseer of the Hunters of Amun[3] 20th Dynasty
TT150 Userhat Overseer of the Cattle of Amun[3] 18th Dynasty
TT151 Hety Counter of Cattle of the God's Wife of Amun, Steward of the God's Wife of Amun[3] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IV
TT152 Unknown 18th Dynasty, usurped during the 20th Dynasty
TT153 Unknown 19th Dynasty, Seti I (?)
TT154 Tati Royal Cupbearer[3] 18th Dynasty
TT155 Intef King's Great Herald[3] 18th Dynasty, HatshepsutThutmose III
TT156 Pennesuttawy Commander of the Troops, Governor of the South Lands[3] 19th Dynasty, Ramesses I
TT157 Nebwenenef High Priest of Amun[3] 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II
TT158 Tjanefer Third Prophet of Amun[3] 20th Dynasty
TT159 Raia Fourth Prophet of Amun[3] 20th Dynasty
TT160 Besenmut True King's Acquaintance[3] 26th Dynasty
TT161 Nakhte Bearer of floral offerings of Amun[3] 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep III (?)
TT162 Qenamun Mayor of Thebes, Overseer of the Granary of Amun[3] 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep III
TT163 Amenemhat Mayor of Thebes, Royal Scribe[3] 19th Dynasty
TT164 Intef Scribe of the Recruits[3] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT165 Nehemaway Goldsmith[3] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IVAmenhotep III
TT166 Ramose Overseer of the Works in Karnak, Overseer of the Cattle[3] 18th and 19th Dynasty, HoremhebSeti I[3]
TT167 Unknown 18th Dynasty
TT168 Any God's Father clean of hands, Chosen Lector of the Lord of the Gods[3] 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II
TT169 Senena Head Goldsmith of Amun[3] Amenhotep III


Designation Owner Title Period
TT231 Nebamun Counter of Grain of Amun in the Granary of Divine Offerings 18th Dynasty
TT232 Tjarwas Scribe of the Divine Seal of the Treasury of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT233 Sairy (and Amenhotep) Royal Scribe of the Offering Table of the Lord of the Two Lands, Royal Scribe of the King's Repast, Keeper of the royal documents in the presence (of the king), Leader of the Festival, Counter of Cattle in the Estate of Amun, Royal Messenger to the hill country, Overseer of the Hunters of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT234 Iry Mayor 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT236 Hornakhte Second Prophet of Amun, Overseer of the Treasury of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT237 Wennefer Chief Lector Priest 20th Dynasty
TT239 Penhet Overseer of All the Northern Lands 18th Dynasty
TT241 Ahmose Scribe of Divine Writings, Child of the Nursery, Head of the Mysteries in the House of the Morning 18th Dynasty
TT255 Iry Royal Scribe, Steward of the Estates of Horemheb and Amun 18th Dynasty, Horemheb
TT260 User Scribe, Weigher of Amun, Overseer of the Fields of Amun 18th Dynasty, Thutmose III
TT261 Khaemwaset Wab Priest of Amenhotep I 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IIIAmenhotep II
TT262 Unknown Overseer of the Fields 18th Dynasty
TT282 Nakhtmin Head of the Bowmen, Overseer of the Southern Lands 19th Dynasty
TT283 Roma-Iry High Priest of Amun 19th Dynasty, Ramesses IIMerneptah
TT284 Pahemnetjer Scribe of the Divine Offerings of All Gods 20th Dynasty
TT285 Iny Head of the Magazines of Mut 20th Dynasty
TT286 Niay Scribe of the Offering Table 20th Dynasty
TT287 Pendua Wab Priest of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT288 Bakenkhonsu Scribe of the Divine Book of Khonsu 20th Dynasty
TT289 Setau Viceroy of Kush, Overseer of the Southern Lands, Chief of the Bowmen of Kush 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II
TT293 Ramessesnakhte High Priest of Amun 20th Dynasty, Ramesses IV
TT300 Anhotep Viceroy of Kush 19th Dynasty, Ramesses II


Designation Owner Title Period
TT301 Hori Scribe of the King's Table in the Domain of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT302 Paraemheb Overseer of the Magazine 20th Dynasty
TT303 Paser Third Prophet of Amun, Head of the Magazine of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT304 Piay Scribe of the Lord of the Two Lands, Scribe of the Offering Table of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT305 Paser Wab Priest in front of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT306 Irdjanen Door-opener of the domain of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT307 Tjanefer 20th or 21st Dynasty
TT332 Penrenutet Chief Watchman of the Granary in the domain of Amun 20th Dynasty
TT333 Unknown 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep III
TT334 Unknown 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep III
TT344 Piay[4] Overseer of the Cattle[2] 20th Dynasty
TT375 Unknown[5] 20th Dynasty
TT376 Unknown[5] 18th Dynasty
TT377 Unknown[5] 20th Dynasty
TT378 Unknown[5] 19th Dynasty
TT379 Unknown[5] 20th Dynasty
TT393 Unknown 18th Dynasty
TT394 Unknown 20th Dynasty
TT395 Unknown 20th Dynasty
TT396 Unknown 18th Dynasty
TT401 Nebseni Chief Goldsmith of Amun[5] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IIIAmenhotep II
TT402 Unknown[5] 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IVAmenhotep III

Other designation[]

Designation Owner Title Period
ANB Possibly Amenhotep I and Ahmose-Nefertari Pharaoh / Queen 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep I
A1 Amenemhat Ka-Priest 18th Dynasty
A2 "Tomb of the Dancers" 17th Dynasty (?)
A3 Ruru Chief of the Medjay New Kingdom
A4 Siuser Scribe, Mayor of the Southern City, Overseer of the Granary 19th Dynasty
A5 Neferhotep Overseer of the Granary 18th Dynasty, Thutmose IIIAmenhotep II
A6 Djehutynefer Overseer of marshlands of the Lord of the Two Lands 19th Dynasty
A7 Amenhotep Scribe 18th Dynasty
A8 Amenemhab Royal Scribe, Steward in the House of Amenhotep I on the West of Thebes 18th or 19th Dynasty
A9 Unknown 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep II
A10 Djehutynefer Overseer of the Treasury Early 18th Dynasty
A18 Amenemopet Chief Document Scribe of the Estate of Amun 21st Dynasty
A24 Simut Second Prophet of Amun 18th Dynasty, Amenhotep III

Unknown location[]

Designation Owner Title Location Period
Tomb of Nebamun Nebamun Scribe and Counter of Grain Possibly Dra' Abu el-Naga' 18th Dynasty

See also[]


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Project Djehuty". Archived from the original on 2011-07-10. Retrieved 2008-02-17.
  2. 2.00 2.01 2.02 2.03 2.04 2.05 2.06 2.07 2.08 2.09 2.10 Baikie 1932.
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 3.11 3.12 3.13 3.14 3.15 3.16 3.17 3.18 3.19 Porter & Moss 1970.
  4. "Theban Tomb 344". UCL. Retrieved on 2008-03-12.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "Theban Tombs". Archived from the original on 2016-11-09. Retrieved 2007-04-29.


  • Porter, B./Moss, R.L.B., 1970: Topographical Bibliography of Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic Texts, Reliefs, and Paintings. The Theban Necropolis: Part 1. Private Tombs. Griffith Institute, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Oxford University Press (2nd ed).
  • Baikie, J., 1932: Egyptian Antiquities in the Nile Valley. Mentheun & Co, London.