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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (87 pages), 10.3 cm. x 20.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

(unless noted, backs of each page are blank. Some of these seals are published in AMI, Vol. V, pp.49--24. The Inventory numbers refer to Herzfeld's Inventories, Archive N-89 and 91.) Most of the objects are prehistoric.

- SK-26 is the twenty-sixth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenb├╝cher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs.

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXVI: Sammlung Hahn etc.."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "small stone figure."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "lapislazuli inscribed roll [(cylinder)] seal with cuneiform inscription, from Wanna al-sudum."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "cylinder seal, [see N-89, Inventory number 278], [Baghdad] with notes."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "hard, deep-red roll [(cylinder)] seal with three zones of decoration."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4a reads, "three roll [(cylinder)] seals: top) [S 141]; center) [S 326]; bottom) [see N-91, inventory number 2696], [Baghdad]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "roll [(cylinder)] seal, shell."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "flat seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "button [(stamp)] seal, limestone, [see N-89, inventory number 241]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "petschaft ([stamp] seal), basalt. cf. Nihavand."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "rectangular [stamp] seal [depicting] lion and ibex, limestone, [see N-91, inventory number 2812]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "round [stamp] seal stone with row of animals, [see N-89, inventory number 239], Fara-type, [3.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "round [stamp] seal stone, [see N-89, inventory number 235], limestone, cf. Tepe Giyan, [3.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "small head of animal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "[small] white limestone masque [(head)], [see N-89, inventory number 195], [12.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "small head, aragonit, [see N-89, inventory number 193], [12.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "small haematite head, [see N-89, inventory number 194]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "small limestone standing figure."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16a reads, "small clay figurine, [Baghdad], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0142; FSA A.6 04.GN.0443]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "small yellowish-green limestone standing figure."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "aragonit, very white."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "flat limestone seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "round [stamp] seal, black stone, [see N-89, inventory number 240]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "bright red flint seal, [see N-89, inventory number 238], [3.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "gray flint seal, [see N-89, inventory number 236], Fara-type, [3.03.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "dark gray flint [stamp] seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "irregular, deeply cut [stamp] seal, with notes."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "round, gray black [stamp] seal, [see N-89, inventory number 237]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "black stone round [stamp] seal, [see N-89, inventory number 772], [19.06.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "[small] white marble [pendant or amulet depicting] an animal, from Warka, [see N-89, inventory number 132], [9.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "[small] white marble [pendant or amulet depicting] reclining animal, from Warka, [see N-89, inventory number 133], [3.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "small soapstone jar (?), [see N-89, inventory number 80], [20.04.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "[small] white marble [pendant or amulet depicting] an animal, from Warka, [see N-89, inventory number 131], [3.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "small alabaster kneeling gazelle (?) or camel (?)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "[small] yellowish limestone [pendant or amulet depicting] recicling bull, [inventory number xxx]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "[small] limestone [pendant or amulet depicting] recicling bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "[small] blue-gray limestone [pendant or amulet depicting] recicling bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "small gray striped slate [pendant or amulet depicting] an animal, from Tell 'Isharah, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1467]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "small [pendant or amulet depicting] a boar."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[small] flat, yellow-brown limestone, [pendant or amulet depicting] a boar."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "flat red slate."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "limestone, flat."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "small [pendant or amulet depicting] an outstretched lion, fossilized ivory (?)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "mussel seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "goat's head, hard, smooth limestone."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "white limestone [stamp] seal [with animal figure depicting] a boar."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "small limestone head [depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 136], [2.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "[small] white limestone, flat, [head depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 137], [2.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "[small] red slate [pendant or amulet depicting] reclining animal with head turned back."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "[small] translucent aragonit, flat, [stamp] seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "[small] limestone, flat, [stamp] seal, from Warka, [see N-89, inventory number 134], [3.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "[small] flat, [stamp] seal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "[small] aragonit [stamp] seal [depicting] reclining bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "[small] aragonit [stamp] seal [depicting] reclining bull, from Warka, [see N-89, inventory number 135], [3.05.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "[small] aragonit [stamp] seal [depicting] a kneeling animal, badly preserved."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "[small] white limestone [stamp] seal [depicting] an animal."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 56 reads, "[small] white limestone [stamp] seal [depicting] reclining bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 57 reads, "[small] limestone [stamp] seal [depicting] half of human's figure."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 58 reads, "small bronze standing figure, [see N-89, inventory number 1506]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 59 reads, "bronze figure, [see N-89, inventory number 1510]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 60 reads, "small bronze [object] with horse's head, from Isfahan, [see N-89, inventory number 1810]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 61 reads, "small bronze [object depicting] a horse, [see N-89, inventory number 1755]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 62 reads, "small bronze [object depicting] a horse trapping, [inventory number xxxx]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 63 reads, "[small] aragonit [stamp] seal [depicting] a kneeling bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 64 reads, "[small] limestone [pendant or amulet depicting] a bull."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 65 reads, "small limestone bull's head."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 66 reads, "[small] mussel [object depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 138]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 67 reads, "small monkey."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 68 reads, "figure resembling a rat."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 69 reads, "[small] white limestone [pendant or amulet depicting] reclining cat, [see N-89, inventory number 143]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 70 reads, "[small] mussel [objects depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 139]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 71 reads, "[small] limestone [objects depicting an animal] kneeling bull, [from] Constantinople."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 73 reads, "[small] mussel [object depicting] a standing bull, [from Warka]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 74 reads, "[small] mussel [object depicting] outstretched lion, in British Museum."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 75 reads, "[small object depicting outstretched animal], in [London]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 76 reads, "[small] limestone [object depicting animal with] head turned alongside, in British Museum."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 77 reads, "[small] limestone [object depicting] a bird, in British Museum. One in Frau Sarre's collection is published."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 78 reads, "[small] limestone [object depicting] head of bull, Louvre."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 79 reads, "[small] limestone [object depicting] head of bull, Louvre."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 80 reads, "[small] mussel [object depicting] a fish, from Warka, [London]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 81 reads, "terracotta bear (?), from Constantinople, [November 1927]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 82 reads, "pierced bead, Constantinople, Fara."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 83 reads, " round [stamp] seal, drilled, Constantinople, Fara."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 85 reads, "bronze [object depicting] three dogs side by side, British Museum."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 86 reads, "[small object depicting] standing man and animal, Aleppo [(Syria)]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 87 reads, "bronze [object depicting] horse, from Isfahan, [see N-89, inventory number 1810], [31.10.1923]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 88 reads, "[small] red stone [object depicting] bull's head, Achaemenian, [see N-89, inventory number 1503], [29.07.1923], from Tehran."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 89 reads, "[small] bone [object depicting] an Hellenistic human figure, [see N-89, inventory number 1503], [from Baghdad], [in Louvre]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 90 reads, "[small bone inlay depicting] head in profile, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0138]."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.11: Hahn Collection and Other Prehistoric Objects: Sketchbook 26