SPANISH-EGYPTIAN MISSION AT DRA ABU EL-NAGA TOMBS OF DJEHUTY AND HERY (TT 11-12)
3rd Season Report January 13 th – February 19 th 2004
The Egyptian Supreme Council of Antiquities in Cairo has been very supportive, and we are most grateful to its Secretary General, Dr. Zahi Hawass, and to Magdy El-Gandour, General Director of Foreign and Egyptian Missions Affairs. In Luxor, the Antiquities Service has always been ready to help, and our gratitude goes to Dr. Holeil Ghaly, Head of Luxor and Upper Egypt Antiquities, and to Ali El-Asfar, Director of the Antiquities Department in the West Bank.
It is necessary to mention that our inspector for this season, Ramadan Ahmed Ali, has been extremely kind with us, always willing to help and cooperate in every way. He has been very efficient and diligent in his duties, and we had considered ourselves lucky to have him working with us.
Rais Ali Farouk, has been a very important pillar for the success of our work. He organizes the workmen perfectly well, and always has in mind the timetable. He has a great sensibility for archaeology, and for the conservation of the objects found and the structures unearthed. He gathers all the qualities that a good rais must have.
We have employed around eighty workmen. They have worked very hard and with great care, and we are more than satisfied with their