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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (56.8 cm. x 77.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "House XII. Samarra. unpublished. 27."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): West of Sur Isa, House XII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (56 cm. x 34.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "House VIII (in red pencil). Samarra. unpublished. 24 (in red pencil)."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House VIII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (76.7 cm. x 54 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "XIII (in red pencil). Samarra, unpublished. 28 (in red pencil)."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): West of Sur Isa, House XIII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (67.5 cm. x 50.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "Haus VI (and VII); Haus VI; VIa; VIIa; Haus V; Haus VII. Samarra. unpublished. (from sketch book)."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House VI and VII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (50.8 cm. x 68.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "Haus II. Haus III; Shari' al-a'zam; 2 en plan. Samarra. unpublished. (from sketch book)."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House III: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (75 cm. x 54.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes in German reads, "Haus XII. Samarra. unpublished."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): West of Sur Isa, House XII: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (72.7 cm. x 50.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes on drawing reads, "Haus XI H sketchbook; Haus IX; Haus X; from sketch book. Samarra, unpublished."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House IX and House X: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (50 cm. x 34.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original handwritten notes reads, "Haus II, check with sketch book (formerly I); from sketch book. Samarra. unpublished."

The identification of the residential sites: "Herzfeld numbered all sites while the excavation was still in progress. When it became obvious that two courtyards with adjacent rooms turned out to belong to the same complex, however, he assigned new numbers. Herzfeld gave numbers to 16 houses in various locations, splitting certain buildings, [...] n...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): al-Quraina, House II: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (22.7 cm. x 29.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption reads, "Samarra - Book 3."

- Additional information reads, "IN-372; IN-388; IN-376; IN-376; IN-390; IN-390; IN-390."

- "During work at a place called Shabbat al-Hawā (which Herzfeld transcribes as Shabbat al-Hawīy) located right on the rift north of the city, they found a pre-Islamic cemetery beneath the Islamic layers. The cemetery, better known from Herzfeld's diary as the Parthian cemetery, was explored between May 15 - 25. No other trace of settlement, which ...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (22.7 cm. x 29.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption reads, "Samarra - Book 3."

- Additional information reads, "IN-368; IN-368; IN-371."

- "During work at a place called Shabbat al-Hawā (which Herzfeld transcribes as Shabbat al-Hawīy) located right on the rift north of the city, they found a pre-Islamic cemetery beneath the Islamic layers. The cemetery, better known from Herzfeld's diary as the Parthian cemetery, was explored between May 15 - 25. No other trace of settlement, which ...