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Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' and Said Ahmed Said, looking E

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_D33_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    People & places: Site: Giza
  • Date
    August 1915
  • Problems/Questions
    a print of this image, showing two standing Egyptians with a pyramid in the far distance, is mounted on card in gray box labeled "Distinguished visitors"
  • Photographer
    Badawi Ahmed (expedition photographer)
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Mentioned on page
    Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)
  • Individual - Modern
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

People 5

Modern People

  • Badawi Ahmed (expedition photographer)

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Expedition photographer at Giza.
  • Mahmud Ahmed Said 'el-Meyyet' (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1926–1933. Brother of Said Ahmed Said (Head Reis 1908-1926) and father of Duwy Mahmud Ahmed (Head Reis 1933-1935).
  • Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Mentioned on page
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1908–1926. In his "A History of the Giza Necropolis I," George A Reisner described Said Ahmed Said as "the most gifted foreman who ever worked for the expedition." Father of Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Head Reis 1936–1939), Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator), Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Individual - Modern
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1908–1926. In his "A History of the Giza Necropolis I," George A Reisner described Said Ahmed Said as "the most gifted foreman who ever worked for the expedition." Father of Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Head Reis 1936–1939), Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator), Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.
  • Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

    • Type Photographer
    • Nationality & Dates
    • Remarks Head Reis for the Harvard-MFA expedition, 1908–1926. In his "A History of the Giza Necropolis I," George A Reisner described Said Ahmed Said as "the most gifted foreman who ever worked for the expedition." Father of Mohammed Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Head Reis 1936–1939), Mahmud Said Ahmed [Diraz] (Translator), Ahmed Said Ahmed [Diraz]. Family name, Diraz, was supplied by Said Ahmed Said's grandsons in 2006.