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Fragment of flint pesesh-kef "wand" inscribed for Khamerernebty I from Menkaure pyramid temple, magazine corridor 15 (W): 07-1-80 (= MFA 11.766)


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: Menkaure pyramid temple
  • Date
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: room G = corridor 14 corrected to read magazine corridor 15 based on publication p. 233 (see pl. 19a where locus is identified as 14); registration number based on publication pp. 18, 233 (no registration records from this date); MFA accession number verified; Reisner reference verified
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

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  • 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.