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Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 29 in. (53.2 cm. x 73.6 cm.))
Collection ID:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Print corresponds to negative 5058, bottom.

- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last...

- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R 3."

- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 12. ([neg.] 5058, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-6, right."

- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 12: Lines 1-6, top right edge."

- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tom...

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I