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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5050
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 8: Cuneiform; print marked "M 13-20". Squeeze numbered "8"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 9: Cuneiform; Print marked "M 21-25". Squeeze numbered "11"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 13a (Negative Number: 5050): (top) Squeeze 8; (bottom) Squeeze 9."
- 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."]
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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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
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5053
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 17: Cuneiform; marked on print "R 35-39". Squeeze marked "18"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 1: Cuneiform; marked on print "L 1-6". Squeeze marked "NiR I"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 16a (Negative Number: 5053): (top) Squeeze 17; (bottom) Squeeze 1."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5055
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 4: Cuneiform; marked on print "R 21-26". Squeeze marked "12"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 15: Cuneiform; marked on print "L 19-24". Squeeze marked "18-25"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 18a (Negative Number: 5055): (top) Squeeze 4; (bottom) Squeeze 15."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5049
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 14: Cuneiform; marked on print "r. 14-20". Squeeze marked "9"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 3: Cuneiform; marked on print "L. 13-18". Squeeze numbered "7"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 14a (Negative Number: 5049): (top) Squeeze 14; (bottom) Squeeze 3."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5058
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 2: Cuneiform; marked on print "L 7-12". Squeeze marked "5"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 12: Cuneiform; marked on print "r 1-6". Squeeze marked "NiR 3"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 21a (Negative Number: 5058): (top) Squeeze 2; (bottom) Squeeze 12."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5064
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 13: Cuneiform; marked on print "R 7-13". Squeeze marked "6"."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 10: Cuneiform; marked on print "M 25-30". Squeeze marked "14"."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 27a (Negative Number: 5064): (top) Squeeze 13; (bottom) Squeeze 10."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Elamite Version, on the Tomb of Darius I [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5033
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam, large lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text, marked d and e."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 38a (Negative Number: 5033): Naqsh-i Rustam, large, lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text: d (left), e (right)."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Elamite Version, on the Tomb of Darius I [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5034
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam, large lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text, marked d and e."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 39a (Negative Number: 5034): Naqsh-i Rustam, large, lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text: d (left), e (right)."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5035
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 13: see neg. 5064."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 10: see neg. 5064."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 39b (Negative Number: 5035): (top) Squeeze 13. See prints p.27-b and c; (bottom) Squeeze 10. See prints p.27-b and c."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5038
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 1; see Neg. 5053."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 3 (Negative Number: 5038): Squeeze 1. Another print of p.16-c."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5047
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 7; see Neg. 5052."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 12 (Negative Number: 5047): Squeeze No. 7. An enlarged view of p.15-b."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
Visitor Tag(s):

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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5052
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 7; also in Neg. 5047."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 15 (Negative Number: 5052): Cuneiform; Print marked "M 8-13". Squeeze marked "NiR 4"."
- 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."]
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5056
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 11."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 19 (Negative Number: 5056): Cuneiform; marked on print "M 31-40". Squeeze marked "NiR 17[?]."
- 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."]
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5063
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 5."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 26 (Negative Number: 5063): Cuneiform; marked on print "L 25-32". Squeeze marked "13"."
- 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."]
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5054
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 6."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 17 (Negative Number: 5054): Cuneiform; Marked on print "M 1-7"."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Old Persian inscriptions
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5057
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Squeeze 16."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 20 (Negative Number: 5057): Cuneiform; marked on print "R 27-34"."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
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
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Elamite Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5048
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Cuneiform. Naqsh-i Rustam, large lower inscription. End of Elamite text, marked f and g."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Left = squeeze 124: Numbered 1 on print "L (33-40) 16". Squeeze marked "17-40" [Akkad ?]."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Right = squeeze 123: Numbered 2 on back."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 40a (Negative Number: 5048): Naqsh-i Rustam, large, lower inscription. End of Elamite text, marked f (left), g (right)."
- 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."]
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Elamite Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5051
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Cuneiform squeezes of 5033. Naqsh-i Rustam, large lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text, marked b and c."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Left = squeeze 120: Marked b."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Right = squeeze 119: Marked c."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 36a (Negative Number: 5051): Naqsh-i Rustam, large, lower inscription. Last paragraph of Elamite text: b(left), c (right)."
- 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."]
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5036
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 22: Cuneiform; marked on print 'Akkad. IId 6-11'. Squeeze marked '5-11'; on back '9'."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 20: Cuneiform; print marked 'Akkad. links IVa 19-24'. Squeeze marked '18-24'; on back '18'."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 1a (Negative Number: 5036): (top) Squeeze 22; (bottom) Squeeze 20."
- 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. These two squeezes have been numbered by Herzfeld: IId and IVa."
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
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Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Two Squeezes of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I, [graphic]

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 glass negative : b&w ; 18 cm. x 13 cm
Type:
Glass negatives
Place:
Iran, Fars, Naqsh-i Rustam, Tomb of Darius I
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.5037
Summary:
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Top = squeeze 31: Cuneiform; marked on print 'VIc 36-39'. Squeeze marked '35-39'; [Akkad.?]."
- Handwritten notes from Photo File 33 reads, "Bottom = squeeze 23: Cuneiform; print marked 'Akkad. M IIb 5-11'. Squeeze marked '6-11'; on back '7'."
- Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.33: Photo File 33. 'Squeezes: Cuneiform and Arabic inscriptions.' Subseries 4.33, image No. 2a (Negative Number: 5037): (top) Squeeze 22; (bottom) Squeeze 20."
- 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. These two squeezes have been numbered by Herzfeld: VIc and IIb."
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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
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