Deir el-Bersha

Deir el-Bersha

Deir el-Bersha is a village in Middle Egypt. It is located on the east bank of the Nile in the al-Minya governorate. During the Middle Kingdom it was the chief cemetery of the governors of the 15th Upper Egyptian Nome, dating back to the Eleventh and Twelfth Dynasties.

Site Information

Country: Egypt

District: Minya Governorate

Category: Tombs and Necropolises

Site History: Second Millennium BC

Oldest Culture: Ancient Egyptians

Later Cultures: Ancient Egyptians

Site Features: Ancient Egyptian Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Part of: Necropolises of Middle Egypt, from the Middle Empire to the Roman period

Date of Submission: 2003

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