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Menkaure pyramid temple, communal grave in room J1 (= pillared hall 27), mummy (J1-71), scarabs (07-2-85 = MFA 11.1125, 07-2-86 = MFA 11.1054), rectangular seal (07-2-87 = MFA 11.1068), and rectangular amulet (07-2-88 = MFA 11.970) in situ by hand


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Menkaure Pyramid Complex: Site: Giza; View: Menkaure pyramid temple
  • Date
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: identifications verified (see publication p. 261); MFA accession numbers verified
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

Tombs and Monuments 1

Finds 4

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.