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Menkaure quarry cemetery: MQ 3, chapel, inscribed offering stone in situ, looking S


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Menkaure Quarry Cemetery: Site: Giza; View: MQ 3
  • Date
  • Problems/Questions
    photo register entry description does not match image; "serdab roof (behind MQ 3)" deleted from description, this is photograph of chapel not serdab roof; "N chamber = MQ 5" also deleted from description; description above based on image content; GM corrected to read MQ
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • MQ 3

    • Site Name Menkaure Quarry Cemetery

People 1

Modern People

  • 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.