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Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Glass negatives
Paikuli (Iraq)
Title is provided by FSg Archives staff based on Helmut Humbach and Prods O. Skjærvø's publication, "The Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli; Part I; Supplement to Herzfeld's Paikuli. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 1978." and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
Paper squeezes related primarly to two expeditions to Paikuli (Iraq), in 1911 and 1913, as well an excavation campaign carried out on site by Ernst Herzfeld in 1923.
Finding aid available in the Archives Department and on Internet
Glass Negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850, are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves
Inventory number according to Humbach and Skjærvø reads, "D 4."
Inventory number according to Herzfeld's publication on Paikuli reads, "Parsik version D 3."
Handwritten notes on Herzfeld's related paper squeeze reads, "79 (in blue); 68; Paikuli reihe IV; Sass. IV-2; 86."
Handwritten notes on Herzfeld's Pahlavi Inschriften, C (Album II) reads, "[page number] 25 (in red); Row IV 2; Neg. 2025; Publication Paikuli p.61; 35 (pencil)."
Handwritten notes on Herzfeld's blueprint reads, "Paikuli Sass. V.3 (?)."
Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.6: Photo File 6. 'Achaemenian and Sasanian Inscriptions.' Image No. 92 (Negative Number: 2025). Paikuli. Parsik D 3. Paikuli, vol.II, p.61. Sq.Neg.4371."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1924: "Paikuli: Monument and Inscription of the Early History of the Sasanian Empire; Volume II, containing 228 plates. Berlin: D. Reimer, Ernst Vohsen. P.61."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Repository Loc.:
Shelves 31.b.1
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.2025
Restrictions & Rights:
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives