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Creators:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948
Dates:
undated
Level:
file
Size:
1 Volume (Sketchbook (24 pages), 12.3 cm. x 25.3 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.06
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

(The numbers in black are from Herzfeld's Inventory. Those preceded by "ph" or "Photo" refer to negatives)

- SK-27 is the twenty-seventh of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Nizamabad (Iran) and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran).

- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXVII: Antiquitäten I (Persien, Teheran, 1926)."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horseman, stucco [(fragments of a stucco horse)]; details of hooves, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2158; FSA A.6 04.GN.2160]. The figures in these measured drawings of stucco from Nizāmābād are all fragmentary."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horseman [(fragment of a stucco horse)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2159]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horses [(fragments of a stucco horse)], [see see FSA A.6 04.GN.2161]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall panels [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see see FSA A.6 04.GN.2147]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horse's head [(fragment of a stucco horse)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2156; FSA A.6 04.GN.2157] and headless standing figure, stucco [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2147]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall decoration, stucco [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2149; FSA A.6 04.GN.2154]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall panels [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 05.0755]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2151; FSA A.6 04.GN.2153]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall fragments [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2154]; and Arabic inscription."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, boot and hands [(fragments of stucco)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2154a]; Ray [(Iran)], stucco (?) roundel of face in sun disk."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco wall [ornamentation]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco wall [ornamentation] with color notes."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, similar pieces and dragon's leg [(fragments of stucco with animal design)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2155]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, fragments of circle and wings [(fragments of stucco with animal design)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2155; FSA A.6 04.GN.2155a]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco plaques with animal design, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2150]; Sasanian stone elephant [(Sassanid stone sculpture depicting an elephant)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0331; FSA A.6 04.GN.0332; FSA A.6 04.GN.4009; FSA A.6 04.GN.4010]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, fragments of stucco, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2148]."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 16 and 17 reads, "measured plans of unidentified buildings."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Tepe Giyan, dagger hilt, [see N-91, inventory number 2256], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0488]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Tepe Giyan, ten seal stones: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2330], [TG 9]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2331], [TG 4]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2332], [TG 7], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2333], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, ...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "top) bronze dagger from Hamadan, [see N-91, inventory number 2257], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3180; FSA A.6 04.GN.3182]; bottom) bronze dagger, [see N-91, inventory number 2261], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Tepe Giyan, roll [(cylinder)] and stamp seals: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2340], [TG 60], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0832]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2341], [TG 31], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822; FSA A.6 04.GN.0834]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2342], [TG 47]; cylinder seal, [se...

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 22, 23 and 24 reads, "Sasanian and Parthian stamp seals."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, " five Sasanian seal stones; bronze pitch fork [(elastic fork of thin copper)], [TG 297], [see N-91, inventory number 2272], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0724]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Tepe Giyan, four lance heads, bronze: top left) [metal lance blade], [TG 275; TG 276], [see N-91, inventory number 2262]; top right) [metal lance blade], [TG 275; TG 276], [see N-91, inventory number 2262], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492]; bottom left) [arrow blade], [TG 286; TG 289], [see N-91, inventory numbe...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Tepe Giyan, twelve carved stone seals: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2347], [TG 15], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2348], [TG 8]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2349], [TG 6], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal fragmented, [see N-91, inventory numb...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "left) [stone] mace-head, [see N-91, inventory number 2266], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0014]; right) five silver or bronze pins, [see N-91, inventory number 2264 and inventory number 2265], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0243; FSA A.6 04.GN.0244; FSA A.6 04.GN.0245]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Tepe Giyan, fifteen flat seals ([stone buttons)]: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2359], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2360], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2361], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory num...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "left) bronze axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2260], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0542]; right) bronze pick-axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2259], [TG 235], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0534; FSA A.6 04.GN.0789]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Tepe Giyan, nine flat seals ([stone buttons)]: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2374], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2375], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0832]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2376], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835];...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "left) small copper figurine [depicting an idol], [see N-91, inventory number 2267], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1176]; right) [bronze digitated axe], [TG 248], [see N-91, inventory number 2258], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0537; FSA A.6 04.GN.0542]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "five roll [(cylinder)] seals with cuneiform inscriptions."

- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 and 35 reads, "Tepe Giyan, large jar and rims [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2411 and inventory number 2412], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0008; FSA A.6 04.GN.0090; FSA A.6 04.GN.0755; FSA A.6 04.GN.0761; FSA A.6 04.GN.0771]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Tepe Giyan, two large jars [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2413], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0089]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2414], [see FSA A.6 05.0637], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.005; FSA A.6 04.GN.006; FSA A.6 04.GN.007; FSA A.6 04.GN.0082; FSA A.6 04.GN.0758]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2415], [s...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: top left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2416], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0088; FSA A.6 04.GN.0712; FSA A.6 04.GN.0714]; top right) jar, [inventory number 2421], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0186; FSA A.6 04.GN.0189]; bottom left) jar, [see N-91, i...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: top far left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2424], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0085]; top left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2425], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0208]; top right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2433]...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2426], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0186 or FSA A.6 04.GN.0193]; jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2431], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0196; FSA A.6 04.GN.0752]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2438], [see FSA A.6 ...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2441], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0004; FSA A.6 04.GN.0207]; left) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2442], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2445], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0009; FSA A.6 04.GN.0010]; left) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2446], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0092]; right) cup, [see N-...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: far left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2449], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0047]; left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2450], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0061]; right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2451], [see FSA A...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 [(SK-27, p.43)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2417], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0074; FSA A.6 04.GN.0087]; right) three-legged jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2453], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0869]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 [(SK-27, p.44)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: three-legged jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2454], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0772]; three-legged bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2457], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0037]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory num...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 [(SK-27, p.45)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: left) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2462], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0133]; center) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2463], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see; FSA A.6 04.GN.0760]; right) small...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 [(SK-27, p.46)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) small jug, 2265 (?) [see N-91, probably inventory number 2465], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0002; FSA A.6 04.GN.0065; FSA A.6 04.GN.0066]; left) small jug, 2266 (?) [see N-91, probably inventor...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 [(SK-27, p.47)] reads, "prehistoric pottery: left) jar [from Varamin], [see N-91, inventory number 2468]; right) bowl [from Tepe Giyan], [see N-91, inventory number 2469], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0073]."

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 [(SK-27, p.48)] reads, "Prehistoric pottery: top left) [ceramic vessel with handle and long spout], [see N-91, inventory number 2470], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0030]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2471], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0029]; center) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2472],...

- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 [(SK-27, p.49)] reads, " Prehistoric pottery, objects from Demāvand region, Zūn and Sārūn."

Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 1: Sketchbook 27