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The tomb of Neferwag consists of a small rock-cut chamber (ABC 548) with a burial shaft carved into the scarp, and an external, north-south corridor chapel (ABC 539).


  • Tomb Owner
    Neferwag (Neferwag)
  • Excavator
    Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr, 1907–1976
    Edward Brovarski
  • Site Type
    Half-stone/half rock-cut
  • Remarks
    Located south of the street of tombs in the easternmost part of the Abu Bakr Cemetery at the western end of a 44 m, east-west, north facing scarp.

Full Bibliography

  • Brovarski 2018

People 3

Ancient People

  • Neferwag (Neferwag)

    • Type Tomb Owner
    • Remarks Owner of Neferwag (unnumbered partially rock-cut tomb in easternmost part of Abu Bakr Cemetery). False door (southwest corner of external chapel) inscribed for Neferwag, identified as [Hm-nTr] priest; in situ in tomb of Neferwag.

Modern People

  • Abdel Moneim Youssef Abu Bakr

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates 1907–1976
    • Remarks Egyptian Egyptologist.
  • Edward Brovarski

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Egyptologist and co-director of the Cairo University-Brown University Excavations (CBE) in the Abu Bakr Cemetery.