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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 18 in.x 20 in. (45.7 cm. x 50.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "Ni R b bab I."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 18. ([neg.] 5041, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. "Akkad. L" IIa. [Lines] 1-5."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: Ia."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C018
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 29 in. (50.7 cm. x 73.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "18."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 20. ([neg.] 5036, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. "Akkad. L" IVa. [Lines] 19-24."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IVa."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C020
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 23 in. (50.7 cm. x 58.4 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "2."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 21. ([neg.] 5040, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. Ia'. [Lines] 1-5."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: Ia'."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C021
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 28 in. (50.7 cm. x 71 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "9."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 22. ([neg.] 5036, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. IId. [Lines] 6-11."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IId."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C022
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 21 in.x 26 in. (53.3 cm. x 66 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "7."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 23. ([neg.] 5037, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. "Akkad. M" IIb. [Lines] 5-11."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIb."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C023
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 19 in.x 26 in. (48.2 cm. x 66 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "18."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 24. ([neg.] 5040, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. IIc. [Lines] 6-11."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C024
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 29 in. (50.8 cm. x 73.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "19."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 25. ([neg.] 5045, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. IVb. [Lines] 18-24."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IVb."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C025
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

view Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I digital asset number 1
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 21 in.x 22 in. (53.3 cm. x 55.9 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "15."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 26. ([neg.] 5042, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. r IIIc. [Lines] 12-18."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIIc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C026
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

view Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I digital asset number 1
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "17."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 27. ([neg.] 5065) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. r IVd. [Lines] 16-22."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IVd."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C027
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

view Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I digital asset number 1
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 18 in.x 26 in. (45.7 cm. x 66 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on the squeeze reads, "22-27."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 28. ([neg.] 5044, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. r V [Lines] 21-26."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: V."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C028
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 20 in. (50.7 cm. x 50.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "8."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 29. ([neg.] 5044, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Akkad. IIb' [Lines] 5-10."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIb'."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C029
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 23 in. (50.8 cm. x 58.4 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on the squeeze reads, "35-39."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 31. ([neg.] 5037, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. VIc [Lines] 36-39."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: VIc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C031
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 17 in.x 22 in. (43.2 cm. x 55.9 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "11."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 34. ([neg.] 5061, right) Naqsh-i Rustam. L bab IIIa [Lines] 13-19."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIIa."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C034
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 24 in.x 25 in. (61 cm. x 63.4 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "13."
- Information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 35. ([neg.] 5066) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab L IIIb [Lines] 12-19."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIIb."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C035
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 20 in.x 26 in. (50.8 cm. x 66 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "Ni Rb bab 3."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 38. ([neg.] 5039, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab M Ib [Lines] 1-6."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: Ib."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C038
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 24 in.x 31 in. (61 cm. x 78.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "12."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 39. ([neg.] 5060, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab M IIIc [Lines] 11-18."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIIc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C039
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 17 in.x 29 in. (43.2 cm. x 73.7 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "14."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 40. ([neg.] 5039, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab M IIId [Lines] 12-16."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IIId."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Archaeology
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C040
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 21 in.x 24 in. (53.2 cm. x 61 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "16."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 41. ([neg.] 5043, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab M IVc [Lines] 16-22."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: IVc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C041
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 15 in.x 16 in. (38.1 cm. x 40.6 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on the squeeze reads, "23-27."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 42. ([neg.] 5042, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab Mitte V [Lines] 23-26."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: V."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C042
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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

view Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I digital asset number 1
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 16 in.x 27 in. (40.7 cm. x 68.6 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Summary:
- Original handwritten annotation on the squeeze reads, "36-39."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 44. ([neg.] 5059, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. bab M VIc [Lines] 37-39."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription 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 panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- 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 tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: VIc."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Architecture
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.C044
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

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