Menkaure pyramid temple, NW corner, head of alabaster statue of Menkaure (statue no. 1 = MFA 09.204) in situ, looking SW from dump (rephotographed as B2067, B2072, C13279)
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Menkaure Pyramid Complex: Site: Giza; View: Menkaure pyramid temple
- VERIFIED: identification verified; object not registered (no registration records from this date); MFA accession number verified; Reisner reference verified
- 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.
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