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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 12 cm. x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Caption provided by Joseph Upton reads, "198 [in blue: 4 Ornament Haus XII, Zimmer 8] Haus IX Zimmer 7, S und W ecke während Ablösung."

- Original photograph number given in red reads, "198."

- Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.7 cm. x 17 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Caption provided by Joseph Upton reads, "42 Haus XII, Zimmer 15? und 21?, N-Wand nach Absölung Platte Nr. Sam 41."

- Original photograph number given in red reads, "42."

- Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.9 cm. x 16.9 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Caption provided by Joseph Upton reads, "213 Photo 247 und 248 Haus XVII (früher XII), Djafariyyah Nischenzimmer Aufnahmen auf einander."

- Original photograph number given in red reads, "213."

- Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
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item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.9 cm. x 17.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Caption provided by Joseph Upton reads, "210 (in blue: 505) Samarra. Haus XVI (früher XI) W-Wand, gesamtansicht."

- Original photograph number given in red reads, "210."

- Original photograph number given in blue, possibly indicating a revision, reads, "505."

- Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.9 cm. x 17.1 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Caption provided by Joseph Upton reads, "(in blue: 552) Platte Nr. Sam. 408. Haus XVI (früher XI) O-Wand."

- Original photograph number given in blue, possibly indicating a revision, reads, "552."

- Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative."

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Dick, Herbert W. (photographer or collector)
Dates:
1948-1950
Size:
83 copy prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R86-67
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Copies of photographs probably made or collected by Herbert W. Dick for his 1965 book, Bat Cave. Included are images of excavations and sediment, field camp and crew, a nearby quarry site, a building in Horse Springs, and projectile points and baskets found at Bat Cave in New Mexico. Depicted individuals include Jeffery V. Morris, Hugo G. Rodeck,...

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1906-1945
Level:
series
Size:
186 Items (Field notes: drawings, sketches, sketchbooks, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, blueprints, notes, diaries, prints, journals (accounts), publications, articles, clippings, rubbings.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

The material from the excavations at Samarra, except for the photographs mounted in Photo Files 19--3, and drawings which are in Series 5: Drawings.

"Two campaigns of excavation at Samarra in Iraq, carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913 mark the beginning of large-scale archaeological research on Islamic antiquities. During this time, Herzfeld was supported for brief periods by the swiss architect Samuel Guyer, Commander ...

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1928
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (24 pages), 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-11 is the eleventh of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Khurramabad (Iran), Demavand (Iran), Gilweran (Iran), Burujird (Iran), and Persepolis (...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XI: Pasargadae III, 1928"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius): Cuneiform inscription of Darius, DPc], [see FSA A.6 05.1303]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: right) Fratadara [Temple]: door and four fragments; left) Apadana sculpture."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 3 to 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: fragments of [ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0577; FSA A.6 04.GN.0579; FSA A.6 04.GN.1147], [see FSA A.6 05.0499; FSA A.6 05.0530; FSA A.6 05.0547]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Fratadara [Temple]: re-used Achaemenid doorway; Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: remains of god seated on serpent throne."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 12 to 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: fragments of [ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 05.0613], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0547; FSA A.6 04.GN.0551; FSA A.6 04.GN.0556; FSA A.6 04.GN.0821]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "small stone pendant [possibly stamp seal], [5 June 1928], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0813; FSA A.6 04.GN.1089; FSA A.6 04.GN.1090]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)]: Cuneiform inscription, [XPe, old Persian version, on relief depicting royal garment], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0402], [see FSA A.6 04.05.v3.007a]; textile pattern; notes on Sasanian inscribed seal."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 and 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: flints and straight flints, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1168]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "itinerary:---via Ribatak to Sar Mashhad."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 21 to 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: [flints and ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 05.0683], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0509; FSA A.6 04.GN.0515; FSA A.6 04.GN.0519; FSA A.6 04.GN.0569; FSA A.6 04.GN.0570; FSA A.6 04.GN.0572; FSA A.6 04.GN.0582; FSA A.6 04.GN...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace H (Palace of Artaxerxes)]: start of panel on [east stairway, including relief picturing procession of Persian and Median servants], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1672]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace H (Palace of Artaxerxes)]: fragment of Cuneiform inscription of Artaxerxes I, [Art. I Pers. a, Akkadian version] (?), [see FSA A.6 05.1477]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Burujird [(Iran)]: [Arabic] inscription of 'Abbas I (1022 H.) in Masjid-i Jum'a [Friday Mosque], [26.10.1928]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], Persian inscription on west side of square monument with dedication of new road by Reza Shah (1307 H.) superposed."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, south side of square monument."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, east side of square monument."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, north side of square monument, apparently 6th c. H."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Pul i Kalhur (Kalhur Bridge) [(Iran)]: Arabic inscription in Kufic script, 374 H. Published."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "[in the collection of the] British Museum: Kufic tombstone, 445 H.."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[in the collection of the] British Museum: Persepolis [(Iran)], Kufic tombstone, 455 H.." "

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 40 to 43 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], "unidentified measured plans and elevations."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44, 45, and 46 reads, "Gilweran, near Khurramabad [(Iran)]: [libation copper] or bronze [vessel with long upward spout], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0526; FSA A.6 04.GN.0528; FSA A.6 04.GN.0529], [see FSA A.6 05.0680]; stone; pottery, from prehistoric grave, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0117], [see FSA A.6 05.670]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Gilweran, near Khurramabad [(Iran)]: elevation and plan of grave; Arabic tombstone in Munich Exposition, 1910."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Demavand [(Iran)], prehistoric pottery and bronze, [see FSA A.6 05.0670]."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.02: Pasargadae, 1928: Sketchbook 11

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
Spring 1930- Spring 1931
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (24 pages), 12.1 cm. x 25.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-18 is the eighteenth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Aleppo (Syria), Beirut (Lebanon), Damascus (Syria), Istakhr (Iran), and Persepolis (I...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XVIII: Damaskus, Frühjahr 1930; Persepolis, Frühjahr 1931."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)], [Mausoleum] Sitt al-Sha'm [al-Shughra]: tomb plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0202], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2835]; inscription of 568 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2807]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)], [Mausoleum Sitt al-Sha'm al-Shughra]: [Arabic] inscription of 575 H. of Malik al-Mansur, [old Naskhi script, inscribed on panel above pointed arched door of the tomb chamber], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2807]; inscription of Maqbarat al-Bab al-Shaghir, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3436]; and plans of gr...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)], inscription of Nur al-din on stone sarcophagus, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2830]; notes on Nur al-Din Bimaristan inscriptions and decoration."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 and 5 reads, "list of photos of [Persia (from 1 to 13)]; Taq-i Bustan [(1; 2; 3; and 14)]; and taken in Damascus [(Syria)] (Apr. 10, 1930) [(from 15 to 72)], continued on following page."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)], Arabic inscription of 610 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2809]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)], Raihaniyya [(Turbat al-Raihaniya)]: inscription of 575 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2852] and Sitta Raqiyya of 608 H.."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Damascus [(Syria)](?) [Kamiliyya]: Inscription of 497 H.; Aleppo [(Syria)], Citadel: record of Greek funerary inscription [see FSA A.6 05.1320; FSA A.6 05.1344; FSA A.6 05.1348]; Aleppo [(Syria)], Shadbakatiyya [(Madrasa al-Shadhbakhtiyya)]: inscription above mihrab, Shaihh Makruf, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2774...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 9 and 10 reads, "[Persepolis (Iran)], [Tripylon (Council Hall), main hall, north jamb of eastern doorway]: [study of the lowest register picturing representatives of all nations of the empire], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1644; FSA A.6 04.GN.1645]

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 to 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Apadana, north side, west wing of ceremonial stairway]: [study of reliefs depicting tribute procession], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0267; FSA A.6 04.GN.0968; FSA A.6 04.GN.1156; FSA A.6 04.GN.0991 to FSA A.6 04.GN.0998; FSA A.6 04.GN.1587 to FSA A.6 04.GN.1589; FSA A.6 04.GN.1592 to ...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 to 21 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Harem of Xerxes]: measured plan of [main wing], [see FSA A.6 05.0865; FSA A.6 05.0868; FSA A.6 05.1238]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 22 to 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], objects found, [April 1931], [see FSA A.6 05.0879]; stone mason's marks, [see FSA A.6 05.1143; FSA A.6 05.1143b; FSA A.6 05.1181]; stone fragments with cuneiform inscription, 8.V.[19]31 and 12.V.[1931], in Harem; also column base from Band-i Amir, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2744]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: pier, doorways, windows and niches, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1647; FSA A.6 04.GN.2743]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)]: masons' marks and Sasanian graffiti, [see FSA A.6 05.1143b; FSA A.6 05.1181]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: section plan and threshold block, [see FSA A.6 05.1238]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: left) [ornamental ring stone]; right) [stone] fragments with cuneiform inscription [in west corridor]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: left) measured sketch of Cornice; right) English [travelers] graffiti."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: details of door, Harem (?), [see FSA A.6 05.0879]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 32 and 33 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], fragments of stone sculptures [including mason's marks]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], water channel south of Harem."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], location of Artaxerxes I find, July 12, 1932; Istakhr [(Iran)], remains of city gate, [see FSA A.6 05.0826], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2411; FSA A.6 04.GN.2412]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], map of prehistoric remains to south [(prehistoric mounds of Tal-i Bakun)]; Nov. 19, 1931."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 37 and 38 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], two sections of topographical map. Nov. 20/21, 1931, [see FSA A.6 05.0827]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], measurements for plan."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], trench from north-east corner of Harem to [Throne Hall], March 03, 1932; Istakhr [(Iran)], [excavation sounding No.1]: measurements and cross-section, [see FSA A.6 05.0834]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements for plan of prehistoric mound [of Tal-i Bakun)]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 1: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0834]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Top) Istakhr [(Iran)], unidentified excavation sounding: plan; bottom) Persepolis [(Iran)], prehistoric ruins [(prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun)], [trench from east- west: plan upper level [see FSA A.6 05.0831]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: plan of section, [see FSA A.6 05.0865; FSA A.6 05.0868; FSA A.6 05.1238]; Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 1: capital or base (?), [see FSA A.6 05.1169]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Harem [of Xerxes]: column and base measurements, [see FSA A.6 05.1238]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 1: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0834]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 1: continuation of plan on p.42, [see FSA A.6 05.0834]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 3: plan."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.07: Damascus, Spring 1930; Persepolis, Spring 1931: Sketchbook 18

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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (21 pages), 26 cm. x 16.7 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- The fourth of a series of eighteen sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs, related to the congregational mosques in Samarra, Mutawakkiliyya, and Balkuwārā; the Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; the palaces of Balkuwārā, Ṣūr ...

- Ernst Herzfeld has drawn a map grid which allows him to accurately record the location of all sites excavated in the Dār al-Khilāfa. The two-dimensional map, using a simple coordinate system (numbers on the horizontal axis and letters on the vertical axis), is available on Internet, http://ids.si.edu/ids/deliveryService?id=FS-FSA_A.06_05.1018

- Original handwritten caption on cover reads, "Samarra 4; Funde."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 1 and 2 reads, "Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; Viollet; al-Quwair; IN-461: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq (östlich von ʿĀshiq)]; IN-461: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-461: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 3 and 4 reads, "IN-462: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-460: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-460: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-460: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; Great Mosque, Miḥrāb."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 5 and 6 reads, "IN-55; IN-44: [Ḥaram]; IN-54."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 7 and 8 reads, "--; --; --."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 9 and 10 reads, "[IN-585: Bath I]; [IN-543: Private house and Mosque]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 11 and 12 reads, "--; IN-544: [Private house and Mosque]; --; IN-389: [Jubairiyya, House XVII]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "[IN-543: Private house and Mosque]; --; IN-460: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; IN-460: [East of Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 15 and 16 reads, "IN-417: [Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq]; --; --; [IN-545: Private house and Mosque]; [IN-544: Private house and Mosque]; --; --."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 17 and 18 reads, "IN-513: [Haus XIII (Bartus) (Haus XII)]; IN-552: Haus IX (Haus VI); IN-552: [Haus IX (Haus VI)]."

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 19 and 20 reads, "IN-802: Dār al-Khilāfa, 17t, 17v (Bayt al-Khalīfah, 17t/v); IN-752: Dār al-Khilāfa, 26v, 26w (Bayt al-Khalīfah, 26v/w); IN-703: Dār al-Khilāfa, 26v, 26w (Bayt al-Khalīfah, 26v/w); IN-693: Dār al-Khilāfa, 26v, 26w (Bayt al-Khalīfah, 26v/w); IN-880: Dār al-Khilāfa, Ḥarem, (Bayt al-Khalīfah); IN-6...

- Original handwritten notes for pg. 21 reads, "IN-882: [Dār al-Khilāfa, Ḥarem (Bayt al-Khalīfah)]."

Excavation of Samarra (Iraq): Finds, Sketchbook 4