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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1919
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (33.3 cm. x 23.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Handwritten date and initials on drawing reads, "T. C. B.; 1919."

- Handwritten annotations, probably intended for publication, on drawing reads, "bottom right corner: VII Series. Samarra; top right corner: b'."

- Handwritten annotations, probably added by Joseph Upton, on drawing reads, "D-1103."

- Additional information reads, "During the relatively short period of work at Manqūr / Balkuwārā in the summer and early fall of 1911, Herzfeld's efforts focused mainly on the central reception block between the third courtyard and the so-called river garden above the Tigris, especially on the eastern Īwān and some adjacent easterly rooms. He surv...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Balkuwara Palace, Cruciform Reception-Hall Block and Courtyard III: Isometric Reconstruction [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (46.5 cm. x 30.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Handwritten annotation in German reads, "IN 602; Nat. Groβe; Bleiglas."

- Handwritten number, probably by Joseph upton, reads, "D-1108."

- Finds Journal of the Excavation of Samarra (S-1), in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: "IN-602."

- Photographic print in Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Photo File 22: [FSA A.6 04.PF.22.148].

- Samarra Finds, Sketchbooks in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: S-16, p.21.

- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Samarra. Lead glass object. Inv. No.602. Profile D-1108a."

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (49.7 cm. x 35.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information reads, "Abutting the center of the qibla wall, between tower 4 and 7, stretched a rectangular complex. Its ruins were investigated in early 1911 when Herzfeld cleared the area in front of what later turned out to be the back side of the miḥrāb of the congregational mosque. Of this building only the western half, situated betw...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil, Dar al-Imara, the Southern Annex Building: Ground Plan [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (51 cm. x 33.5 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original caption on verso reads, "Samarra. Gr. M., unpublished."

Additional information reads, "Clearing the debris along the inner qibla wall provided evidence that its center had not been occupied bu a large triple gate but by a miḥrāb of enormous, yet harmonious dimensions flanked by a gate on each side. The actual prayer-niche turned out to be a fairly deep, rectangular recess. Standing in rectangular stagge...

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil, Reconstruction of the Mihrab: Ground Plan and Section [drawing]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (17.6 cm. x 12.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Finds Journal from the Excavation of Pasargadae in 1928, (N-92), in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [Pasargadae Find Object Number 15]

- Drawings in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.1188a; FSA A.6 05.1188b].

- Glass plates in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 04.GN.0275; FSA A.6 04.GN.0277; FSA A.6 04.GN.0451].

- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: SK-9, p.5; SK-10, p.4, 7.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (10.8 cm. x 13.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Finds Journal from the Excavation of Pasargadae in 1928, (N-92), in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [Pasargadae Find Object Number 15]

- Drawings in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.1188; FSA A.6 05.1188b].

- Glass plates in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 04.GN.0275; FSA A.6 04.GN.0277; FSA A.6 04.GN.0451].

- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: SK-9, p.5; SK-10, p.4, 7.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (30 cm. x 12.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Finds Journal from the Excavation of Pasargadae in 1928, (N-92), in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [Pasargadae Find Object Number 15]

- Drawings in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.1188; FSA A.6 05.1188a].

- Glass plates in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 04.GN.0275; FSA A.6 04.GN.0277; FSA A.6 04.GN.0451].

- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: SK-9, p.5; SK-10, p.4, 7.

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1931-1934
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (45.5 cm. x 30.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information reads, "XPj = Xerxes, Persepolis: Trilingual, each version in one long line, on the bases of at least five columns; found in small fragments." [Roland G. Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. Second Edition, Revised. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953; pp. 113]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1931-1934
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (35.6 cm. x 55.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information reads, "A?P = Artaxerxes II or III, Persepolis: Trilingual, labeling the throne-bearers of the south tomb." [Roland G. Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. Second Edition, Revised. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953; pp. 114, 155, 156]

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928-1932
Level:
item
Size:
1 Drawing (19.5 cm. x 38.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original caption in German reads, "[Klasse] B; neu [klasse] Ac; neu."

- Publication caption in German reads, "Klasse B: Steile parabolische Kurve mit Knick auf etwa 2/3 Höhe v. ob., kleine Standscheibe." [Steinzeitlicher Hügel bei Persepolis; Iranische Denkmäler. Herausgegeben von Ernst Herzfeld. Lieferung 1, Reihe I. Dietrich Reimer, Ernst Vohsen, Berlin, 1932. p.6.]