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1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.7 cm. x 16.9 cm.)
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.7 cm. x 16.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Original publication caption reads, "Djausaq, Sardâb. Die Kamelfriese. Verschiedene Bruchstücke des kleinen Kamelfrieses." [Herzfeld, Ernst, 1927: "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 3; Die Malereien von Samarra. Verlag Dietrich Reimer Ernst Vohsen, Berlin. Pp. 100-105; Plate LXXXVII, left and right.]

Additional information from Archives staff reads, "Samarra was founded by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mu'tasim (r. 833-842) in 836 AD to serve as his imperial capital. [...] The construction of the many mosques and palaces at Samarra fostered an early flowering of architectural decoration. What mainly survives today are wall revetments in carved stucco a...

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

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1911-1913
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1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.2 cm. x 16.8 cm.)
1 Print (ill., b&w, 11.4 cm. x 16.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Additional information from Archives staff reads, "Samarra was founded by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mu'tasim (r. 833-842) in 836 AD to serve as his imperial capital. [...] The construction of the many mosques and palaces at Samarra fostered an early flowering of architectural decoration. What mainly survives today are wall revetments in carved stucco a...

Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative. Possible Inventory Number, based on Finds Journal: IN-821."

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1911-1913
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1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.5 cm. x 16.2 cm.)
1 Print (ill., 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

Additional information from Archives staff reads, "Samarra was founded by the Abbasid Caliph al-Mu'tasim (r. 833-842) in 836 AD to serve as his imperial capital. [...] The construction of the many mosques and palaces at Samarra fostered an early flowering of architectural decoration. What mainly survives today are wall revetments in carved stucco a...

Additional information from Archives staff reads, "No existing negative. Possible Inventory Number, based on Finds Journal: IN-821."

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Dates:
1911-1913
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1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.5 cm. x 16.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Handwritten number on duplicate photograph given in red reads, "154a."

- Handwritten annotation on duplicate photograph given in black ink reads, "Photo 41; IN 561 u. 602."

- Handwritten annotation on duplicate photograph given in pencil reads, "IN 561 aus 16t = B. el Khalifah Harems hof; IN 602 aus 16v = Kuppelsaal u. Harem, ...."

- Handwritten caption transcribed by Joseph Upton reads, "154a. Photo 41. IN-561, IN-602."

- Finds Journal of the Excavation of Samarra (S-1), in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: "IN-561; IN-602."

- Drawing in Ernst Herzfeld Papers: [FSA A.6 05.1108].

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

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Dates:
1923
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file
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1 Volume (Sketchbook (28 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-1 is the first 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 Ctesiphon (Iraq), Qara Tepe (Iran), Paikuli (Iraq), Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Darband i Shaikhan...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch I: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Ctesiphon [(Iraq)], Taq-i Kisra, stucco fragments, [19.4.1923], [N-89, inventory number 542]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 and 3 reads, "Travel-log Deli 'Abbas, Qara Tepe, Kifri, May 27-29, 1923."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Tell Ishan [(Iran)], profiles of three potsherds, [see FSA A.6 05.0660]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Pahlavi inscription."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 and 7 reads, "Paikuli [(Iraq)], [plaited hair and palmettes attached to the crown of king Narseh], [see FSA A.6 05.0985], and bell-shaped [column] capital, [see FSA A.6 05.0743]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Darband i Shaikhan [(Iran)], [rock relief depicting king with foot on the prostrate figure of an enemy as well as detail of stone and metal axes], [see FSA A.6 05.0775; FSA A.6 05.0791]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Taq-i Bustan [(Iran)], cross-section of column [with fluted shaft, drawn from the Sasanian rock reliefs in the large vault], [see FSA A.6 05.0734]; [ornaments on cloaks of the god and the godesses], [see FSA A.6 05.0918; FSA A.6 05.0955]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Sarpul [(Iran)], Pahlavi inscription, [12 June 1923]: cross-section of column [with fluted shaft]; Taq-i Girra, masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.0955]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 11 and 12 reads, "Harnawa-Harunabad [(Iran)], [reconstruction of prehistoric pottery, profiles of rims and handles], [see N-89, inventory number 734], [see FSA A.6 05.0660]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Taq-i Bustan, Bisutun [(Iran)], measurements for plan of [group of small grottoes shaped like a Roman triple gate], [see FSA A.6 05.0717; FSA A.6 05.0717a]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Kale i Khusrawi [Kale i Khosrowi (Iran)], profiles of Sasanian pottery, [inventory number 920], [see FSA A.6 05.0660]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Taq-i Bustan and Bisutun [site] [(Iran)], details of capitals [various vegetal ornaments], [see FSA A.6 05.0955]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Bistun [Bisutun site (Iran)], Greek inscription [on rock relief of Mithridates II (the Parthian remains)]; and on gravestone of 1232 H., in cemetery north of Bistun, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1907]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Tepe Maringan [(Iran)], south-east of Sunghur, between Sunghur and Qara Tepe, profiles of [prehistoric] pottery, [see N-89, inventory number 800], [see FSA A.6 05.0655]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 19 and 20 reads, "As'adabad [vicinity of Asadabad (Iran)], part of column [bases] and [unidentified gravestones with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script], [see FSA A.6 05.0735; FSA A.6 05.0735a; FSA A.6 05.0749; FSA A.6 05.0750]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "As'adabad [vicinity of Asadabad (Iran)], panel [with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script]; Sunghur [(Iran)], gravestone [with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script]; Firuzabad [(Iran)], between Kerind and Harunabad, [incised relief depicting a hunting scene]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Darband i Shaikhan [(Iran)], [northwest of Sarpul], cuneiform inscription [on rock relief depicting king with foot on the prostrate figure of an enemy], [see FSA A.6 05.01292]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Hamadan [(Iran)], Gumbadh i 'Alawiyyan [Gunbad-i Alaywian], [Arabic inscription], in Kufic [script]; Sura 76, 5 and 6, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1944]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Hamadan [(Iran)], Arabic inscriptions, in Kufic script, in cemetery Sar i Ahl al-Qubur."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Qazvin (Iran), three Safavid tile inscriptions, white on blue."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Bistun [Bisutun site (Iran)], [Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, found on gravestone]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 27, 28 and 29 reads, "Sunghur [(Iran)], Kufic and Naskhi tombstone inscriptions, [Arabic inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi script, found on gravestone], [see FSA A.6 06.A029; FSA A.6 06.A030; FSA A.6 06.A030a; FSA A.6 06.A030b]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Kale i Khusrawi [Kale i Khosrowi (Iran)] near Kermanshah, Kufic inscription on tombstone [Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, from unidentified gravestone], [see FSA A.6 06.A031]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Waramin [Varamin (Iran)], Mosque inscription on outer door [Friday Mosque, remnants of an Arabic inscription on main portal iwan] and one of Sayyid 'Ala in the city, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1928; FSA A.6 04.GN.1930; FSA A.6 04.GN.1931]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Waramin [Varamin (Iran)], Kufic inscription in Imamzadeh Sayyid 'Ala [Ala al-Din Tomb Tower, Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, on the triangular flanges], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1938; FSA A.6 04.GN.2520; FSA A.6 04.GN.2521]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Rayy [(Iran)], Kufic inscription of 534H. [Arabic inscription on iron plaque, possibly from Tughril Mausoleum], [see N-89, inventory number 1515], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1441]; silk roundel, Tehran, [see N-89, inventory number 1517], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1434]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 to 43 reads, "Taq-i Bustan [(Iran)], [textile pattern on costume, drawn from the two Sasanian rock reliefs], [see FSA A.6 05.0308; FSA A.6 05.0311; FSA A.6 05.0312; FSA A.6 05.0313; FSA A.6 05.0924; FSA A.6 05.0946; FSA A.6 05.0951]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Arabic inscription on inlaid copper tray, possibly in Berlin Museum, [see N-89, inventory number 1632], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1430]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 45, 46, and 47 reads, "Husainabad [(Iran)], opposite Neizar, [prehistoric] pottery, profiles [of rims and handles], [see FSA A.6 05.0655]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 48 and 49 reads, "Daulatabad [(Iran)], near Khurha, [prehistoric] pottery, profiles [of rims and handles], [see FSA A.6 05.0654]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 50 and 53 reads, "Khurha and Khurha-Shahriyar [(Iran)], [prehistoric] pottery, profiles [of rims and handles] and copper arrow head, [see FSA A.6 05.0654]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 54, 55, and 56 reads, "Measurements for plan of temple area at Khurha [(Iran)], Oct. 11, [19]23."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 01

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Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-3 is the third 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 Khurha (Iran), Wandadih (Iran), Ab-i'arm (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Linjan District (Iran), De...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch III: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)]: two gravestones, [Arabic] inscriptions of 1031 H. and 1034 H."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "itinerary Oct. 13, 1923, Khurha -Dilijan. Section of plan on [following page]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "[Ab-i'arm, near Khurha (Iran)]: measured plan of bath, [see FSA A.6 05.0376; FSA A.6 05.0376a]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 and 5 reads, "left) fragment of a 12th century [Arabic Inscription], in Kufic [script], found on gravestone; center) itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923); right) doors of limestone in garden at Wandadeh [Wandadih (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.1407]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Pul-i Khwaju (Khwaju Bridge)]: masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Godwiya [Qotbiyeh Mosque]: [Arabic] inscriptions and sketch of entrance."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh 'Askar and Takiye i Zulama [Askar al-Zulama Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2587; FSA A.6 04.GN.2588; FSA A.6 04.GN.2593; FSA A.6 04.GN.2594]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 and 11 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Juma' [Friday Mosque]: outer door [north-east portal], [Arabic] Inscription, 515 H., [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2548; FSA A.6 04.GN.2550; FSA A.6 04.GN.2551; FSA A.6 04.GN.2552; FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]; Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun]: location o...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: vase-shaped column bases at Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun], with comments, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2604]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "Lord Curzon's notes on buildings in Isfahan [(Iran)]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: detail of capital [and brick ornamentation], on portal of Masjid i Jum'a [Friday Mosque, north-east portal], [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Harun i Wilayet [Harun-i Vilayat Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2583], [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: brick monograms and sketch of minaret, [see FSA A.6 05.1391], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0955; FSA A.6 04.GN.2577; FSA A.6 04.GN.2578]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: outer portal [interior of the portal recess], inscription of 918 H. [gilded Thuluth inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0954]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [imamzada Ismail mausoleum], Ja'fariya [Jafar mausoleum] (plan and date 720 H.), [see FSA A.6 05.0383; FSA A.6 05.0393], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2557]; note on Nabi 'Isaya and [Arabic] inscription at Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2575]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription on upper rim of eight-sides turbe [on tile mosaic terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] Inscription over door [entrance to the octagonal tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2558]; Babylonian standing bronze figure and silver Parthian coin, both in Tardoff Collection."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: cornice inscription [tile mosaic Arabic inscriptions terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription and sketch of locations, [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: inscription on door plaque and elsewhere [metal panel inscribed with Arabic inscriptions]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: left) [Imamzadeh Isma'il (Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum), Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 06.A006]; right) plan of minaret of Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret] and notes an decoration, [see FSA A.6 05.0382; FSA A.6 05.0390]; stone relief, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Khwaju Bridge]: [Arabic] inscription and stone door in Shahristan, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Shah [Shah Mosque], [Arabic] inscription on outer gate [entrance iwan on the southern wall of the Maidan-i Shah], 1025 H., written by 'Ali Riza al-Abbasi (the Miniaturist), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0952; FSA A.6 04.GN.2596]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 28, 29, and 30 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Chehel Dukhtaran [Chihil Dukhtaran Minaret]: [Arabic] inscriptions: upper [section] (p.28), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2542; FSA A.6 04.GN.2545; FSA A.6 04.GN.2546]; lower [section] (p.29) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2543; FSA A.6 04.GN.2547; FSA A.6 04.GN.2555]; [middle section] (p...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Sarabun [Sarban Minaret]: details of decoration."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], mausoleum, Sultan Sandjar or Chenar i Dalbati [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: measured plan and [location of] tombs [with Arabic] inscriptions, [see FSA A.6 05.0388], [see FSA A.6 06.A005]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Du Minare i Baba Tutab [Daraziah Minaret] and [mosaic faience] inscriptions of madrasa Baba Qasim [Baba Qasim Mausoleum], [on entrance portal of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2565]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Tomb outside of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription, [see FSA A.6 06.A004]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Madrasa-i Madar-i Shah: [Arabic] inscription of 1122 H., on portal [entrance iwan], from the Chahar [Bagh]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Shaikh Lutfullah [Shaykh Lutfallah Mosque]: [Arabic] inscription on portal on [the east side of Maidan-i Shah (Naqsh-e Jahan)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2600]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Oct.30, 1923, trip via Djulfa; [Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: left) [Arabic] inscriptions [in eastern wall of the main hall, carved in side wall of one of the two arched recesses], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2622]; right) [rear wall of large iwan, Arabic inscription in tympanum], [see FSA A....

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: sarcophagus inscription; "palace is called Lindjan, Esther Khatun"."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured drawing of plan of building, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured plans of buildings, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions, and Ziyaratgah Sarah bat Asir (Hebrew [inscription])."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: plan and details of Jewish sancturary [holy site for the Iranian Jewish community], [see FSA A.6 05.0377]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]; Chenar i Sukhta."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44 and 45 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 and 47 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Jafar Mausoleum]: Sayyid Ja'far sarcophagus inscriptions and notes on lion, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2562]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "[Dehbid (Iran)], Khan-i Khurra [(Iran)]: plan, Nov. 11, 1923, [see FSA A.6 05.0345]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Itinerary Dehbid [(Iran)] - Tell Bahram i Bahman."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "Unidentified plan of building."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 03

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Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- SK-4 is the fourth 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 Pasargadae (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Hajjiabad (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), and Persepolis...

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch IV: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Mashhad i Madar i Sulaiman [Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman at Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: sketch of north-west portal of mosque; copy of enframing inscription of 612 or 622 (?) H. [Arabic inscription on stone lintel], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2633], [see FSA A.6 06.A040; FSA A.6 06.A040a; FS...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Tomb of Cyrus [Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: [Arabic] inscription of 762 H. on south corner; [Arabic inscription] in Kufic [script] on north-west side."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Mashhad i Madar i Sulaiman [Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman at Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: three fragments of south-west door of mosque with Naskhi inscription [Arabic inscription of the Atabeg ruler, Sa'd Ibn Zangi, on stone lintel], [see FSA A.6 06.A036; FSA A.6 06.A036a; FSA A.6 06.A...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 to 7 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Palace with the Column [Palace 'S']: measured plan, column, and relief with the horse."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Palace with the Genius [Gate R (Gate House, Palace with the Relief)]: measured plan and note, [see FSA A.6 05.0821]; "traces of red color on fringes and wings"."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Tomb of Cyrus [Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: details of columns and bases, [see FSA A.6 05.1143a]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1160]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: measurements for topographical map of site [panorama and general elevation of the ruins]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], cuneiform inscription [from Palace 'S': trilingual inscription, CMa, from pier 1 (inscribed anta) and sketched reconstruction of elevations of palaces with the column (Palace 'S') and with the relief (Gate R, Gate House)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0466; FSA A.6 04.GN.0467; FSA A.6 04.GN.21...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 12 and 13 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: measurements for plans and elevations of palaces [with the Column (Palace 'S') and with the Relief (Gate R, Gate House)]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], [Palace 'P']: [lone surviving] inscribed pier [(anta)] [flanking the long south-east portico] and column bases, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0466; FSA A.6 04.GN.1538]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 15 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], tomb (like Kaaba at Naqsh-i Rustam) [Zendan (Zendan-i Sulaiman)]: measured sketches, [see FSA A.6 05.0803; FSA A.6 05.0818], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1533]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 16 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: eighteen stone mason's marks on terrace blocks, [see FSA A.6 05.1143; FSA A.6 05.01143a; FSA A.6 05.1181]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 17 to 21 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: profiles of [prehistoric] pottery and stone vessels, [see FSA A.6 05.0656]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], [Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman at Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: Kufic inscription and ornament on two stone sarcophagi [Sarcophagus II], one of 616 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2632]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Tomb of Cyrus [Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: column base [and horizontally fluted torus] of peribolos at north corner of tomb."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Tomb of Cyrus [Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: measured plan of tomb, [see FSA A.6 05.1164]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], [Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman at Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: left) notes on [Arabic] inscriptions on gravestone and three sarcophagi; right) measured sketch of [the thirteenth-century Atabeg] mihrab, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2208; FSA A.6 04.GN.2635; FSA A.6 04.GN.2636; FSA A.6 04.GN.2637...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], Tomb of Cyrus [Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: measured sketches of door [entrance portal] of tomb, [see FSA A.6 05.0820]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 26 and 27 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: measurements for map of Pasargadae."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: notes on citadel terrace [Tall-i Takht]; three masons' marks; mound near the single pier [Palace 'P', lone surviving pier (anta)]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: fragments of stone paving of citadel [Tall-i Takht] and sketch of location of temple, [see FSA A.6 05.1194; FSA A.6 05.1197]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: measured sketches of the two altars [limestone plinths of the sacred precinct]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], [Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman at Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great]: plan with notes on area, [see FSA A.6 05.0808], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0808a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)]: plan of terrace of citadel [Tall-i Takht], with notes."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: Greek inscription on Shapur-Valerian relief."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], list of photographs taken."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Hajiabad gorge [(Iran)], Qabr i Kalantar Arabic sarcophagus inscription; [inscribed graffiti with] English [travelers] names at Cyrus's tomb [Pasargadae (Iran), Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great], [see FSA A.6 05.1164]; [profile of prehistoric] pottery from Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), [see FSA A.6 05.0656]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], [from Sasanian relief depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Valerian], Middle Persian inscription of the high priest] Kartir, lines 36-68, copied from original; Pahlavi, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1978; FSA A.6 04.GN.2669; FSA A.6 04.GN.2670]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: potsherds [profile of prehistoric] pottery, [see FSA A.6 05.0661]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], [from Sasanian relief depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Valerian], Middle Persian inscription of the high priest] Kartir, lines 1-14, with superposed sketch plan of area, tombs and enclosure wall; plan of roof of tower [Ka'ba i Zardusht tower], [see FSA A.6 05.0779; FSA A.6 ...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 40 and 41 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], [Achaemenid] Tomb of Darius I: measured plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0700; FSA A.6 05.0700b; FSA A.6 05.1180]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], the altars [(two sculpted astudans, astodans)]: measured plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2222; FSA A.6 04.GN.2223; FSA A.6 04.GN.2670]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], section for map, position of [fire] altars and [Achaemenian limestone] quarries, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2230]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], section for map, from Ardashir relief [Sasanian relief showing the investiture of Ardashir I] to south-west enclosure wall [sacred precinct]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], plans of five houses on top of mountain [Husain Kuh cliff]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], insignia on headgears in [three Sasanian] reliefs [depicting King] Bahram [II or IV]; notes of area; plan of [Husain Kuh] cliff face with tombs (continued on following page)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], continuation of plan on preceeding page; plan of [Achaemenian limestone] quarries and structures behind the [fire] altars, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2230]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 48 to 53 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], measurements for map of Naqsh-i Rustam (completed Nov. 26, 1923)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "[vicinity of Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)], Imamzadeh Shah Isma'il: tombs (astudans, astodans) [burial site with rock-cut cavities], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2419; FSA A.6 04.GN.2421]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 55 and 56 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], plan of tower [Ka'ba i Zardusht Tower] and [reconstructed elevation and plan of entrance portal], [see FSA A.6 05.0786], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2247]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 57 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)], notes on water channels in area."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 58 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], 1928, small fragments of stone decoration."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 59 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], 1928, four examples of [fragments of] glazed tiles [or bricks] with color notes, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0335; FSA A.6 04.GN.0336]."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 04

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Dates:
1923
Level:
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Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (30 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-5 is the fifth 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 Persepolis (Iran).

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch V: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) record of temperatures for 8 days, Nov. 30-Dec. 7, 1923; right) sketch plan of the Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Pahlavi inscription [on southern wall of main hall, eastern jamb of central doorway, Sasanian inscription of the time of Shapur II, Middle Persian version], [9.12.1923], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1979; FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) Pahlavi inscriptions; right) Arabic inscription of Abu Kalinjar, 418 H.."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) [on southern doorway of main hall], [Arabic] inscription, [in Kufic script], of Baha al-daulah, 392 H.; right) start of one of Adud al-daulah 344 H. (completed on following page), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [on southern doorway of main hall], [Arabic] inscription, [in Kufic script], of Adud al-daulah, 344 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: three Arabic Inscriptions, [in Kufic script, on west wall of middle portico]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) inscription of Imad al-din, Hazarasp, of 444 H.; right) European [travelers] graffiti."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "left) vicinity of Shiraz (Iran)], Band-i Amir and Nagare Khaneh: column bases; right) Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscription of 562 H. of Abu'l Fawaris."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [Arabic] inscriptions of 648 H and 668 H.."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: inscription of 773 H. of Abu Yazid (Shah Shuja')."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: [Arabic] inscriptions of 773 H. (Abu Yazid) and 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: three Arabic inscriptions: 1) Aqqoyunlu [eight lines in Naskhi script, on window inside southern hall]; 2) 773 H.; 3) 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan); English [travelers] graffiti."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: two [Arabic] inscriptions, [in Kufic script]: 1) undated, 2) 366 H.; Hebrew inscription; European [travelers] graffiti, including British mission of 1820."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern apartment]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 16 and 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [east section of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [central section of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [west section [of main hall] and [balcony]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 20 and 21 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [western apartment]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0881; FSA A.6 05.1471]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [portico]: measured plan."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)], [eastern stairway]: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0884], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1649]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of area between Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] and Terrace steps."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], palace on the deep Terrace [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius)], north vestibule [portico] of south-east palace, [see FSA A.6 05.0886]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured] plan of Tetrapylon (?) [Tripylon (Council Hall)], [see FSA A.6 05.0889], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1638]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], "Gartenhalle" [(Hadish (Palace of Xerxes), Balcony)]: [elevation and section of wall with niches carved in bedrock], [see FSA A.6 05.0845], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2337; FSA A.6 04.GN.2339]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], "Gartenhalle" [Harem]: fragments of column and base."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and elevation of staircase [southern stairway] from Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] to deep Terrace, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1658; FSA A.6 04.GN.2335]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of staircase [western stairway] between Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)] and Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 32 to 35 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace 'H' (Palace of Artaxerxes) and south-west corner of the Terrace Complex]: measured sketches of terrace walls near Hadish and Tachara, [see FSA A.6 05.0851]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscriptions of 773 H. and of 826 H. (Ibrahim Sultan), [see FSA A.6 06.A026; FSA A.6 06.A026a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscription of 316 H.; right) Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: European [travelers] graffiti, mostly British."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of unfinished door in north, opposite Hundred-Column Hall [Unfinished Gate located in the north-east quadrant of the Terrace Complex], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2295; FSA A.6 04.GN.2296]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], fragments of capitals from Unfinished Gate."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 40 and 41 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: measured plans of northern and southern halves, [see FSA A.6 05.0848; FSA A.6 05.0856; FSA A.6 05.0871; FSA A.6 05.0882], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1582; FSA A.6 04.GN.1583; FSA A.6 04.GN.2287]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [Gate of All Lands]: Arabic inscription of 373 H. (?); European [travelers] graffiti, and details of capitals and columns."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and profile of rock-cut [water] basin in front of Apadana, [see FSA A.6 05.0887], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2299]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [profiles of prehistoric] pottery, fragments from Main Gate [Gate of All Lands], [see FSA A.6 05.0661]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: left) [textile] design on costume of Darius; right) graffito of Ardashir I [pictorial graffito depicting Shapur i Papakan]; far right) note of 1931 on other graffiti in Haram attributed to Stakhr-Shah, [see FSA A.6 05.0962; FSA A.6 05.0962a], [see...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 to 47 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measured plan of main staircase of Terrace to Apadana [Apadana, north side, east wing and central section of ceremonial stairway], [see FSA A.6 05.0849; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1571; FSA A.6 04.GN.1586]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 48 to 49 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measured plan of main staircase of Terrace to Apadana [Apadana, north side, west wing of ceremonial stairway], [see FSA A.6 05.0852; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0273; FSA A.6 04.GN.1594]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 50 to 51 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured plan of Great Stairway to the Terrace Complex], [see FSA A.6 05.0853; FSA A.6 05.0856; FSA A.6 05.1468], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0401; FSA A.6 04.GN.1162; FSA A.6 04.GN.1578; FSA A.6 04.GN.1579; FSA A.6 04.GN.1580; FSA A.6 04.GN.1581]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Tachara (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic inscriptions (completed on following page)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], details of decoration on costume of Darius, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1687; FSA A.6 04.GN.1689; FSA A.6 04.GN.1690]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: left) plan of doors [north-west corner] of Terrace Complex; right) Arabic inscription of 881 H. (Aqqoyunlu), [10 lines in Naskhi script, on pillar inside southern hall] in Tachara (Palace of Darius), [see FSA A.6 06.A024]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 56 and 57 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], west vestibule [portico] of Apadana: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0852; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1621; FSA A.6 04.GN.2301; FSA A.6 04.GN.2307; FSA A.6 04.GN.2317]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 58, 59, and 60 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana: [location of] column bases of [audience hall] and of east vestibule [portico], [see FSA A.6 05.0849; FSA A.6 05.0878], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0986; FSA A.6 04.GN.1617; FSA A.6 04.GN.1624."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 05

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Creators:
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Dates:
1923
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (30 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-6 is the sixth 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 Persepolis (Iran).

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch VI: Persien, 1923"

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], northern vorhalle [portico] of the Apadana: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0878]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [reconstruction of winged symbol with encircled figure of] Ahuramazda [inscribed in east jamb of eastern doorway of the southern wall] of Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall], [see FSA A.6 05.0904], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2350; FSA A.6 04.GN.2351]; sketch with color notes, fresh when unearth...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: drawings of niche, door, and window."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of southern half, [see FSA A.6 05.0861]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of northern half, [see FSA A.6 05.0861]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: plan of north vestibule [northern portico]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], column, lower base of capital from [Tripylon (Council Hall)]; [column base in northern portico] of Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2358]; [detail ornamentation on addorsed bull capital from Unfinished Gate], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2295]; masons' marks."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes], [east wall of main hall, south jamb of doorway], Cuneiform inscription [Xerxes trilingual inscription, XPe], on King's robe [royal garment] (a and b), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0402]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes, east wall of main hall, south jamb of doorway]: Cuneiform inscription [Xerxes trilingual inscription, XPe] (c) [on royal garment], and German verse on window."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of northern [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of eastern [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of western [apartments], [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0862]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Naqsh-i Rajab [(Iran)]: Pahlavi [middle Persian] and Greek inscriptions; monograms on caps, Crown prince's headdress, and three masons' marks."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: plans of south vorhalle [south portico] and [main] hall, [see FSA A.6 05.0860; FSA A.6 05.0886]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: sketched ends of three dagger sheathes, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1663]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: plan of terrace foundations and of fountain (section on preceeding page)."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of south tomb [Tomb of Artaxerxes II Mnemon] and details."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Topographical sketch of southern part of enclosure wall on the mountain, high up [possibly, low mounds marking the course of the north-east fortress wall]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], topographical sketch of northern end of enclosure wall on mountain [possibly, low mounds marking the course of the north-east fortress wall]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: volutes [column, lower base of capital], [see FSA A.6 05.0857], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2359]; detail of relief of Darius and Xerxes."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: details of sculptures."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: details of sculptures [including sketched end of a dagger sheath]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: left) costumes of two throne-bearers [on south jamb of eastern doorway of main hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1643]; right) costumes of two throne-bearers [on north jamb of eastern doorway of main hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1644]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Syrian and Hebrew inscriptions."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: Arabic and Hebrew graffiti; Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: palm tree and details on eastern stairway, [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [Palace of Xerxes]: column base; Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: palm tree, palmettes, and masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)] (?), [Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius): on southern wall of main hall, eastern jamb of central doorway, Sasanian inscriptions of the time of Shapur II, Middle Persian version], copied in situ 9, XII, '23, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1979; FSA A.6 04.GN.2671; FSA A.6 04.GN.2672]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [Council Hall]: [column] capital and base."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: [column] capital; Apadana: details of capital, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2361]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], east vorhalle [east portico] of Apadana: fragments of lion capitals."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: details of [reliefs of servants on one of the stairway], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0405; FSA A.6 04.GN.0984]; south-east palace [possibly Tachara (Palace of Darius)], [on one of the doorway of the main hall]: details of parasol, fly-switch and lotus."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: English [travelers] graffiti; Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran): lines of Pahlavi [middle Persian] inscription [of high priest Kartir]; Arabic Inscription of 826 H, [in Kufic script], [on window inside southern hall of the Tachara (Palace of Darius)]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 to 38 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana: details of figures [on ceremonial stairway with reliefs depicting tribute procession]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 39 to 46 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hundred-Column Hall [Throne Hall]: details of [reliefs of] throne-bearers [on jambs of doorways in southern wall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2348; FSA A.6 04.GN.1628]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of north tomb [Tomb of Artaxerxes III Ochus], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1693]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of [Achaemenian] building, in plain, south-west of Terrace [Complex]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [campaniform column base]; notes on remains of other buildings in city area."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 50 and 53 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements of levels for general plan of area."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "Naqsh-i Rajab [(Iran)], sketch plan of location of Sasanian reliefs."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], European [travelers] graffiti."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 56 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], continuation of level measurements for plan."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 57 to 60 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], sections of sketch plan in area of Terrace [Complex]."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 06

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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1904-1934
Level:
file
Size:
141 Photographic prints (Volume three: 2 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- "Photo File 5, Volume 3", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 141 photographic prints of antiquities and from archaeological sites such as Bisutun Site (Iran), Istakhr (Iran), Naqsh-i Rajab (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Pasargadae (Iran), and Persepolis (Iran).

- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives. The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he ...

- Additional information from staff reads, "Ernst Herzfeld has visited the Sevruguin Studio in Tehran (Iran) and purchased several Antoin Sevruguin photographic prints. Thirteen of them (FSA A.6 04.PF.05.v3.001; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.002; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.003; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.003a; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.004; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.005; FSA A.6 04.05.v3.006; FSA A...

- "Photo File 5, Volume 2" is composed of 141 photographic prints, made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.2304; FSA a.6 04.GN.2305; FSA a.6 04.GN.2255; FSA a.6 04.GN.2256; FSA a.6 04.GN.4085; FSA a.6 04.GN.4078; FSA a.6 04.GN.4087; FSA a.6 04.GN.4092; FSA a.6 04.GN.5423; FSA a.6 04.GN.4129; FSA a.6 04.GN.5420; FSA a.6 04.GN.5421; FSA ...

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Persepolis (Photo File 5, vol. 3)