On the west bank of the Nile, near the city of Mallawi, lies the archeological site of El Sheikh Said Cemetery. It is located few meters away from Deir El Bersha and encloses a number of limestone quarries as well. This archaeological site is known in that name because there is a tomb for one of the prominent religious figures in the city buried in that area. Here, some high officials of the First Intermediate Period and the Middle Kingdom are buried. Among the owners of that cemetery are Meru-bebi, Wau and Ankheti. Basically, the plan of these rock-cut tombs comprises of a chapel, a small hall, a chamber for the statute of the deceased and shafts for burials.