- El-Kab. Rock-cut tombs of Nekheb -
The tomb of Ahmose - Son of Abana
Ahmose - the Son of Abana, served as the Naval officer in the Egyptian army at the end of the XVIIth - beginning of the XVIIIth Dynasty. Abana was the name of his mother. Her name was a part of the name of Ahmose, carved on the walls of the tomb. Most of his military life he spent in the Navy. He had his military campaigns in Avaris, Sharuhene (in Palestine), as well as in Nubia under the rule of Sekhenenre Tao II, Kames, Ahmose I and Thutmose I.
Ahmose was awarded many honors for his courage in the battles. This fact, along with information about his military campaigns, is inscribed on the walls of his tomb.