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Harvard Camp, fragments of statuary, ceramics, etc. in courtyard, including two large portions of Menkaure colossal statue (MFA 09.204), looking SE

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C462_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    People & places: Site: Giza; View: Giza, Harvard Camp
  • Date
    1907
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: bibliographic references verified
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 2

Finds 1

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.