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Deir el-Medina ( Western Thebes )

Settlement site in Wester Thebes, situated in a bay in the cliffs midway between the Ramesseum and Medinet Habu. The village of the Deir el Medina was inhabited by the workmen who built the royal tombs in the Valley of the Kings between the early XVIIIth Dynasty and the late Ramesside Period. The village housed nearly 70 families resident in nine distinct district. The site  also incorporated the tombs of many of the workmen as well as a temple dedicated to various gods. which was founded in the reign of Amenhotep III and almost completely rebuilt in the reign of Ptolemy IV. Deir el-Medina was excavated by Ernesto Schiaparelli from 1905 to 1909 and by Bernard Bruyre between 1917 and 1947. Below full list of tombs on the necropolis of Deir el-Medina.
 

Deir el-Medina - village and cementary.
 

Plan of the workmen's village at Deir el-Medina.

1   - Sennedjem, craftsman under Ramesses II and Seti I
2   - Khabekhnet
3   - Pashedu (also tomb 326)
4   - Ken (also tomb 337)
5   - Neferabet
6   - Nebnefer or Neferhotep
7   - Ramose (also tombs 212 and 250)
8   - Kha, architect of Amenhotep II
9   -
Amenmose
10  - Kasa or Penbuy
210 - Raweben
211 - Paneb
212 - Ramose (also tombs 7 and 250
213 - Penamun
214 - Khawi
215 - Amenemopet (also tomb 265)
216 - Neferhotep
217 - Ipuy, sculptor under Ramesses II
218 -
Amenakhte and Iymway
219 - Nebenmaat
220 - Khaemteri
250 - Ramose (also tombs 7 and 212)
265 - Amenemopet (also tomb 215)
266 -
Amenakhte
267 - Hay
268 - Nebnakhte (family tomb)
290 - Irinufer
291 - Nakhtmin or Nu
292 -
Pashedu  
298 - Baki or Wennefer
299 -
I
nherkau (also tomb 359)
321 - Khaemopet
322 - Penshenabu
323 - Pashedu
 
325 - Simen
326 - Pashedu (also tomb 3)
327 - Turobay
328 - Hay
329 - Mose and Ipy
330 - Karo
335 - Nakhtamon

336 -
Neferronpet
337 - Eskhons or Ken
338 - May
339 - Huy or Pashedu (Ramesside Period)
 
340 - Amenemhat (also tomb 354)
354 - Amenemhat (also tomb 340)
355 -
Amenpahapy
356 -
Amonemuia
357 - Tutihermaktuf
359 - Inherkau, under Ramesses III and IV (also tomb 299)
360 - Kaha
361 - Huy
 

Tombs of workers on the cementery of Deir el-Medina

 

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