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Menkaure valley temple, S magazines, room E (= room III 3), limestone statuette (1908) no. 23 (= published no. 34 = 08-7-2 = MFA 11.725) in situ, looking S

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_C547_NS
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Subjects
    Menkaure Pyramid Complex: Site: Giza; View: Menkaure valley temple
  • Date
    1908
  • Problems/Questions
    VERIFIED: description corrected and expanded based on comparison of image with C548; identification verified; registration number based on publication p. 113 (no registration records from this date); MFA accession number verified
  • Photographer
    Said Ahmed Said [Diraz] (Reis)

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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.