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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
1911-1913
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 11.7 cm. x 15.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Original publication caption reads, "Djausaq, Harem. Drei männliche Köpfe." [Herzfeld, Ernst, 1927: "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 3; Die Malereien von Samarra. Verlag Dietrich Reimer Ernst Vohsen, Berlin. Pp. 9-13 and Plate III.]

- 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...

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