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Harvard Camp: Group of workmen with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston President George H. Edgell and George Reisner (laughing), looking E. Three rows of workmen: back row in dark galabeas, middle row standing in white galabeas with Reisner and Edgell at right; front row seated on ground. Back row: Only four people identified: fifth from left (in picture, not proper left): Mubarek Mohamed (ghafir in west); sixth from left: Ahmed el-Neger; eighth from left: Abdullah Abu Gebel (ghafir); ninth from left: Yasin (storekeeper, magazines). Middle row: 1: Mahmoud Ali; 2: Abdel Salam Abdel Latif (helped the cook Salem with groceries); 3: Atito (safragi/servant); 4: Dahi el-Batlan (irons clothes for the ladies); 5: Bashir el-Adjemi; 6: Mahmud Said Ahmed Diraz; 7: Salem (cook); 8: Mohamed Said Ahmed Diraz; 9: George Reisner; 10: George Harold Edgell. Front row: 1: Hadad el-Adawy; 2: Mohamed Salem (son of Salem the cook); 3: boy: El Sayeh “the tourist” (youngest son of Said Ahmed, born 1924); 4: Mustapha Abu-el-Hamd (photographer); 5: standing boy in striped galabea, holding Reisner’s hand and Mohamed Said Ahmed Diraz’s right hand on his right shoulder: Saad (son of Mohamed Said Ahmed Diraz, and later victim of WWII hand-grenade accident at Giza); 6: Saman; 7: Said Halabi (carpenter) (identifications provided by Hassan Mohamed Said Ahmed Diraz, son of Mohamed Said Ahmed Diraz, Cairo, January 2006)


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    People & places: Site: Giza
  • Date
  • Remarks
    Date of original capture changed from 02/26/1938 to 02/25/1938 based on details recorded in Expedition Diary entries.
  • Photographer
    Mohammedani Ibrahim

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