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Shiraz (Iran): Khatun Mausoleum with Tombstones in the Foreground, [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, Shiraz
Asia
Iran
Date:
1924
Topic:
Art of the Islamic World
Archaeology
Architecture
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.2656
Summary:
Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 11, vol. 2 reads, "Shīrāz. Tomb, Khātūn Qiyāmat, 15-16th c."
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.11: Photo File 11 (2 vols.), "Persian Architecture and Landscapes," Subseries 4.11.2: vol. 2; Image No. 277 (Negative Number: 2656). Shiraz. Tomb, Khatun Qiyamat."
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Shiraz (Iran): Squeeze of Arabic Inscription, 7 lines in Naskhi Script, on Wall of Khatun Mausoleum

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 16 in.x 22 in. (40.6 cm. x 55.9 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Shiraz
Asia
Iran
Date:
1923-1931
Topic:
Art of the Islamic World
Archaeology
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.A014
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- Additional information from Ernst Herzfeld's notebook, N-108 (Arabische Inschriften I), reads, "[Page] 131. Shiraz. Khātūn."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Arabic No. 14: [no neg.] Shiraz, Khatun. Seven lines of Naskhi. See N-108, p. 131 and [photo] File 33-72."
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Shiraz (Iran): Squeeze of Arabic Inscription, 5 lines in Naskhi Script, on Medallion in Khatun Mausoleum

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 17 in.x 17 in. (43.2 cm. x 43.2 cm.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Shiraz
Asia
Iran
Date:
1923-1931
Topic:
Art of the Islamic World
Archaeology
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.A017
Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- Additional information from Ernst Herzfeld's notebook, N-108 (Arabische Inschriften I), reads, "[Page] 131. Shiraz. Khātūn."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Arabic No. 17: [no neg.] Shiraz, Khatun. Medallion, Naskhi. See N-108, p. 130 and [photo] File 13-(3). p. 19."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 03

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (25 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Antiquities
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Description and travel
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Religious buildings
Stucco
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.01.03
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- SK-3 is the third of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Khurha (Iran), Wandadih (Iran), Ab-i'arm (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Linjan District (Iran), Dehbid (Iran), Khan-i Khurra
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch III: Persien, 1923"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)]: two gravestones, [Arabic] inscriptions of 1031 H. and 1034 H."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "itinerary Oct. 13, 1923, Khurha -Dilijan. Section of plan on [following page]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "[Ab-i'arm, near Khurha (Iran)]: measured plan of bath, [see FSA A.6 05.0376; FSA A.6 05.0376a]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 and 5 reads, "left) fragment of a 12th century [Arabic Inscription], in Kufic [script], found on gravestone; center) itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923); right) doors of limestone in garden at Wandadeh [Wandadih (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.1407]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "itinerary Dilijan (Oct. 14, 1923) - Gaz (Oct. 18, 1923)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Pul-i Khwaju (Khwaju Bridge)]: masons' marks, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Godwiya [Qotbiyeh Mosque]: [Arabic] inscriptions and sketch of entrance."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh 'Askar and Takiye i Zulama [Askar al-Zulama Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2587; FSA A.6 04.GN.2588; FSA A.6 04.GN.2593; FSA A.6 04.GN.2594]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 and 11 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Juma' [Friday Mosque]: outer door [north-east portal], [Arabic] Inscription, 515 H., [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2548; FSA A.6 04.GN.2550; FSA A.6 04.GN.2551; FSA A.6 04.GN.2552; FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]; Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun]: location of paintings inside; Persian names of certain monuments in Isfahan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: vase-shaped column bases at Chehel Sutun [Chihil Sutun], with comments, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2604]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 13 and 14 reads, "Lord Curzon's notes on buildings in Isfahan [(Iran)]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: detail of capital [and brick ornamentation], on portal of Masjid i Jum'a [Friday Mosque, north-east portal], [see FSA A.6 05.0372; FSA A.6 05.0373]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2554]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Harun i Wilayet [Harun-i Vilayat Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions [in entrance iwan], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2583], [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: brick monograms and sketch of minaret, [see FSA A.6 05.1391], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0955; FSA A.6 04.GN.2577; FSA A.6 04.GN.2578]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i 'Ali [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: outer portal [interior of the portal recess], inscription of 918 H. [gilded Thuluth inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0954]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [imamzada Ismail mausoleum], Ja'fariya [Jafar mausoleum] (plan and date 720 H.), [see FSA A.6 05.0383; FSA A.6 05.0393], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2557]; note on Nabi 'Isaya and [Arabic] inscription at Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2575]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription on upper rim of eight-sides turbe [on tile mosaic terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: [Arabic] Inscription over door [entrance to the octagonal tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2558]; Babylonian standing bronze figure and silver Parthian coin, both in Tardoff Collection."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Ja'fariya [Jafar Mausoleum]: cornice inscription [tile mosaic Arabic inscriptions terminating the octagonal drum of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2559; FSA A.6 04.GN.2560; FSA A.6 04.GN.2561]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription and sketch of locations, [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: inscription on door plaque and elsewhere [metal panel inscribed with Arabic inscriptions]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: left) [Imamzadeh Isma'il (Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum), Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 06.A006]; right) plan of minaret of Khwadja i 'Alam [Khwaja Alani Minaret] and notes an decoration, [see FSA A.6 05.0382; FSA A.6 05.0390]; stone relief, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Pul i Khadju [Khwaju Bridge]: [Arabic] inscription and stone door in Shahristan, [see FSA A.6 05.1391]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Shah [Shah Mosque], [Arabic] inscription on outer gate [entrance iwan on the southern wall of the Maidan-i Shah], 1025 H., written by 'Ali Riza al-Abbasi (the Miniaturist), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0952; FSA A.6 04.GN.2596]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 28, 29, and 30 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Chehel Dukhtaran [Chihil Dukhtaran Minaret]: [Arabic] inscriptions: upper [section] (p.28), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2542; FSA A.6 04.GN.2545; FSA A.6 04.GN.2546]; lower [section] (p.29) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2543; FSA A.6 04.GN.2547; FSA A.6 04.GN.2555]; [middle section] (p.30) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2544]; brickwork (p.31); sketch of location of inscriptions."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Minaret Sarabun [Sarban Minaret]: details of decoration."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], mausoleum, Sultan Sandjar or Chenar i Dalbati [Ali Mosque and Minaret]: measured plan and [location of] tombs [with Arabic] inscriptions, [see FSA A.6 05.0388], [see FSA A.6 06.A005]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Du Minare i Baba Tutab [Daraziah Minaret] and [mosaic faience] inscriptions of madrasa Baba Qasim [Baba Qasim Mausoleum], [on entrance portal of the tomb tower], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2565]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Tomb outside of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscription, [see FSA A.6 06.A004]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Madrasa-i Madar-i Shah: [Arabic] inscription of 1122 H., on portal [entrance iwan], from the Chahar [Bagh]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Shaikh Lutfullah [Shaykh Lutfallah Mosque]: [Arabic] inscription on portal on [the east side of Maidan-i Shah (Naqsh-e Jahan)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2600]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Oct.30, 1923, trip via Djulfa; [Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: left) [Arabic] inscriptions [in eastern wall of the main hall, carved in side wall of one of the two arched recesses], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2622]; right) [rear wall of large iwan, Arabic inscription in tympanum], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2616; FSA A.6 04.GN.2627a; FSA A.6 04.GN.2628]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: sarcophagus inscription; "palace is called Lindjan, Esther Khatun"."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured drawing of plan of building, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: measured plans of buildings, [see FSA A.6 05.0366; FSA A.6 05.0366a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: [Arabic] inscriptions, and Ziyaratgah Sarah bat Asir (Hebrew [inscription])."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "[Linjan District (Iran)], Pir-i Bakran [Mausoleum]: plan and details of Jewish sancturary [holy site for the Iranian Jewish community], [see FSA A.6 05.0377]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]; Chenar i Sukhta."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44 and 45 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)]: plan of imamzadeh Isma'il [Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 05.0369]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 46 and 47 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Jafar Mausoleum]: Sayyid Ja'far sarcophagus inscriptions and notes on lion, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2562]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "[Dehbid (Iran)], Khan-i Khurra [(Iran)]: plan, Nov. 11, 1923, [see FSA A.6 05.0345]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Itinerary Dehbid [(Iran)] - Tell Bahram i Bahman."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "Unidentified plan of building."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1924: Sketchbook 07

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (30 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Persepolis (Iran)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Date:
1924
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Description and travel
Excavations (Archaeology)
Headgear
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Inscriptions, Pahlavi
Inscriptions, Parthian
Middle Persian language
Relief (Sculpture)
Religious buildings
Royalty (Nobility)
Sassanids
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.01.07
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- SK-7 is the seventh of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, landscape, inscriptions and reliefs, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Persepolis (Iran), Shiraz (Iran), Guyum (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Hajiabad (Iran), Istakhr (Iran), Firuzabad (Iran), Sar Mashhad (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Nurabad (Iran), Jinjun (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch VII: Persien, 1924"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [west side of Terrace Complex]: measurements for plan of part of terrace between Apadana and Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)], [see FSA A.6 05.0851]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 2 and 3 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements for plan of buildings adjoining Tripylon (Council Hall), [see FSA A.6 05.0842]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], measurements of unfinished tomb, parapet blocks [(crenellations)], and mason's mark."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "left) [vicinity of] Shiraz [(Iran)]: [measured elevation] of [rock-hewn mihrab above Allahu Akbar Pass] with Arabic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2648], [see FSA A.6 05.0216; FSA A.6 05.0371]; right) Mashriqain [(Iran)]: sarcophagus and niche, Arabic inscription, 828 H., [see FSA A.6 05.0371]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Guyum [(Iran)]: left) sketch figure of [Sasanian relief depicting standing] Bahram II, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2490; FSA A.6 04.GN.2491]; right) Arabic inscription 692 H. and wall decoration, Feb. 18, 1924."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Shiraz [(Iran)], plan and detail of Khatun [Mausoleum], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2656], [see FSA A.6 05.0371]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Shiraz [(Iran)]: ornamental detail at Shah Da'i [Shah Dai]; rosette and crown [of Narseh] in Sasanian reliefs and sketch plan of [tomb I, II, and III] at Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: left) [sketch] plan and elevation of [Sasanian reliefs depicting Bahram II among his family and courtiers], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]; top right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription located in burial site with rock-cut cavities (astudans, astodans)]; bottom right) Kuh-i Girdelak (Iran): Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2673; FSA A.6 04.GN.2673a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Hajjiabad (Hajiabad) [(Iran)], Shah Sherwan: [reconstruction of] Pahlavi inscriptions (Pahlavik), [Middle Persian and Parthian versions, mentioning king Shapur I exploits in archery], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2666]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Hajjiabad (Hajiabad) [(Iran)], Shah Sherwan: [reconstruction of] Pahlavi Inscriptions (Parsik), [Middle Persian and Parthian versions, mentioning king Shapur I exploits in archery], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2665]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: plan of [south-east] gate, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2411; FSA A.6 04.GN.2412], [see FSA A.6 05.0826]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: topographical sketch, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2418], and inscriptions, Pahlavi and Arabic [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1991]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 to 17 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: [pencilled] plan and measurements of [medieval] mosque remains, [see FSA A.6 05.0836], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2413; FSA A.6 04.GN.2414]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: Arabic graffiti and section of [Achaemenid] column base [re-used in medieval mosque], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2413]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)]: plan and section of [Achaemenid] column base and capital [re-used in medieval mosque], [ see FSA A.6 05.1170], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2415; FSA A.6 04.GN.2416]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "left) end of Istakhr [medieval] mosque measurements; right) Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], [on main hall, south jamb of eastern doorway]: [reconstruction of one the three lower registers picturing] throne bearers [(representatives of all nations of the empire)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1639; FSA A.6 04.GN.1641; FSA A.6 04.GN.1642]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 21, 22, and 23 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tripylon [(Council Hall)], [on main hall, south jamb of eastern doorway]: [reconstruction of one the three lower registers picturing] throne bearers [(representatives of all nations of the empire)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1639; FSA A.6 04.GN.1641; FSA A.6 04.GN.1642]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara [Palace (Palace of Darius)]: foreign [travelers] graffiti and sketch of [carvings of] palm tree ornaments [located on ceremonial staircases], [see FSA A.6 05.0899]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan and details of sculpture of [northwestern] end corner of Terrace [Complex], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2269; FSA A.6 04.GN.2270]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "left, Persepolis [(Iran)], north of city area [(possibly vicinity of Istakhr (Iran): a rock tomb [burial site with rock-cut cavities (astodans, astudans)], [see FSA A.6 05.1349], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2417; FSA A.6 04.GN.2418]; right) [sketches of flat relief], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], south city area: plan; detail of costume."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 28 and 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], plan of the north [wall of Terrace Complex including outcrops of unwrought bedrock], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2269]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], north of city [(Terrace Complex)] area: measured sketch of Fratadara [male] figure and location [on east jamb of sculptured window], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2493]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [measured] sketch of Fratadara Queen [female figure], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2492]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Itinerary 3/19-21/1924, from Tiyun to Firuzabad."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "[vicinity of] Firuzabad [(Iran)], [Qal'a-ye Dokhtar, gorge of Tang-e Ab]: sketch, measurements [(topographical sketch and annotations on valley, bridge, rock relief, and iwan)], [see FSA A.6 05.0730]; Pahlavi inscription [of Mehr-Nerse, seven lines in Middle Persian language], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1977; FSA A.6 04.GN.2667; FSA A.6 04.GN.2668]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 to 37 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: plans of Ardashir's palace, [see FSA A.6 05.0752; FSA A.6 05.1434], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2433]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)], Kaleh-i Dukhtar [[Qal'a-ye Dokhtar]: measured plan [of Sasanian palace of Ardashir] I, [see FSA A.6 05.0715; FSA A.6 05.0716; FSA A.6 05.1436]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: left) four monograms [(coats of arms), drawn from rock reliefs depicting the victory of Ardashir over Artaban V], [see FSA A.6 05.0964]; right) fragment of Achaemenid column and measurements for Ardashir palace, [see FSA A.6 05.1202]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: left) masons' marks on "takht" [(Takht-i Nishin)], [see FSA A.6 05.0754]; center) measurements of tower [(tower-like Terbal)], [see FSA A.6 05.0753], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2445]; right) sketch of ornament from Imamzadeh Ja'far, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2657; FSA A.6 04.GN.2658]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Firuzabad [(Iran)]: Stone ornaments from Imamzadeh Ja'far in Deh-i shahr and plan of column shaft, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2657; FSA A.6 04.GN.2658]; [Achaemenid column], [see FSA A.6 05.1202]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "left) Itinerary from Firuzabad to Dashtak Siyah; right) plan of Chahar Taq in Farrashband [valley], [near] Firuzabad [(Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0723; FSA A.6 05.0723a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Itinerary from Farrashband to Qanatabagh; notes on Chahar Taqs."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 reads, "Castrum-type building [(military garisson)] in [Farashband valley] and ruin between Qanatabagh and Sar Mashhad [(Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0344; FSA A.6 05.1380], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2305]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: left) details of figures [of headgears and hand gesture from Sasanian relief depicting king Bahram II in heroic combat], [see FSA A.6 05.0984], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2488]; right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 34-46, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 16-33, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: left) sketch plan of building, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2452; FSA A.6 04.GN.2453]; right) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 1-16, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 39-59, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Sar Mashhad [(Iran)]: bottom) Pahlavi inscription [Middle Persian inscription of the high priest Kartir], lines 33-38, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1980]; top) two sketched plans of building."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "itinerary from Sar Mashhad to Tang-i Chikan, April 1-3, 1924."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: notes on largest relief [Sasanian reliefs, in two horizontal registers, depicting a presumably seated Shapur II and tribute procession]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: left) Pahlavi inscription [(Middle Persian inscription)] of Bahram I (Narseh) [above Sasanian relief showing the investiture of Bahram I by the God Ahura Mazda (Hormizd)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3162]; right) foreign [travelers] graffiti on statue in cave [of Shapur I (Mundan cave)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1803]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: left) plan [position] of reliefs [Sasanian relief depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Valerian with groups of cavalry and infantry saluting the King]; right) cistern, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2459; FSA A.6 04.GN.2460; FSA A.6 04.GN.2461]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 54 and 57 reads, "Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)]: notes and sketches of details of individual figures [Sasanian reliefs, in five horizontal registers, depicting the triumph of Shapur I over Roman emperors], [see FSA A.6 05.0984], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2792; FSA A.6 04.GN.3176]; Itinerary from Shapur to Nurabad."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 58 reads, "Nurabad [(Iran)]: Arabic inscription of Imamzadeh Dar ahani with sketch of door; sketch of throne foot from Bahram relief at Shapur [Bishapur (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 05.0984]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 59 reads, "Nurabad [(Iran)], [Ruins of] Mil-i Azhdaha [tower]: plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0741], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1757]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 60 reads, "Jinjun [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of column base, [see FSA A.6 05.1182], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2184; FSA A.6 04.GN.2185]."
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The Ernst Herzfeld papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Squeezes : 393 items; various dimensions
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Sāmarrā' (Iraq)
Tāq-e Bostān Site (Iran)
Date:
1911-1934
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Archaeology
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Excavations (Archaeology)
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Inscriptions, Pahlavi
Inscriptions, Parthian
Middle Persian language
Old Persian inscriptions
Relief (Sculpture)
Sassanids
Textile design
Local number:
FSA A.6 Series 6
Notes:
- For the Arabic inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Iran in the Ancient East. Archaeological Studies Presented in the Lowell Lectures at Boston. London: Oxford University Press, 1941," and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid
- For the Cuneiform inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on the publication, "Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions; Portfolio I: Plates i-xlviii. Old Persian Inscriptions of the Persepolis platform. Edited by A. Shapur Shahbazi. Published by Lund Humphries, London, 1985;" and 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 Finding Aid
- For the Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Paikuli: Monument and Inscription of the Early History of the Sasanian Empire; Berlin: D. Reimer, 1924;" Helmut Humbach and Prods O. Skjærvø's publication, "The Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli; Supplement to Herzfeld's Paikuli. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 1980;" and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid
Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series VI: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions."
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Summary:
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Arabic language reads, "100 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Bistam (Iran), Congregational Mosque, 1 Inscription in Floral Kufic Script, 5 items. Isfahan (Iran), Tomb in Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum and Tomb in Masjid-i Ali, 4 inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 4 items. Kale i Khosrawi (Iran), unidentified building, 1 Inscription in Kufic Script, 1 item. Pasargadae (Iran), Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great, Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman, 9 inscriptions, 20 items. Pasargadae (Iran), Gate R (Palace with the Relief), 1 inscription, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 5 Inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 6 items. Rayy (Iran), Tughril Mausoleum, 1 Inscription, 1 item. al-Dūr (Iraq), Mausoleum Imām al-Dūr, 1 inscription, 1 item. Sāmarrā' (Iraq), Balkuwārā Palace, 1 sgraffito, 1 item. Sāmarrā' (Iraq), unidentified building, 1 inscription, 4 items. Shiraz (Iran), Khatun Mausoleum, 2 inscriptions, in Naskhi Script, 2 items. Shiraz (Iran), Shāh Dāi, 3 inscriptions, 3 items. Sunghur (Iran), unidentified gravestone, 2 inscriptions, in Kufic Script, 4 items. Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Sassanid Rock Reliefs, 3 inscriptions, 4 items. Tus (Iran), Haruniya Mausoleum, 4 inscriptions, 10 items. Miscellaneous objects, 33 items related to unidentified Arabic inscriptions on diverse objects and 1 item related to unidentified Cuneiform inscription."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Cuneiform writing reads, "129 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Tomb of Darius I, 3 inscriptions, DNb: Old Persian Version, 30 items; Akkadian Version, 30 items; Elamite Version, 9 items. Persepolis (Iran), Southern Terrace Wall, 4 "Foundation Inscriptions," DPd: Old Persian Version, 5 items, DPe: Old Persian Version, 7 items, DPf: Elamite Version, 7 items, DPg: Akkadian Version, 8 items. Persepolis (Iran), Apadana, 1 Inscription, XPba, Old Persian Version, 7 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 4 Inscriptions, XPca: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 3 items; XPcb: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 5 items; A3Pb: Old Persian Version, 3 items; DPa?: Elamite Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Hadish, 1 Inscription, XPd(west): Old Persian Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Palace H, 1 Inscription, A3Pc: Old Persian Version, 4 items. Persepolis (Iran), unidentified, 1 Inscription, XPb? or XPd?: Akkadian Version, 2 items. Sarpul (Iran), Rock Relief depicting Triumph of Annubanini, 1 inscription, Akkadian version, 1 item. Bonze tablets, 'Abdadana Tablet', 3 items; unidentified tablet, 2 items."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes from the Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli (Iraq) reads, "164 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 98 items. Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Parthian version, 63 items. . Paikuli (Iraq), Unidentified inscription, Unidentified version, 2 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 1 item."
Publications:
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1910: "Iranische felsreliefs; aufnahmen und untersuchungen von denkmälern aus alt- und mittelpersischer zeit. Berlin, E. Wasmuth A.-G."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1920: "Am Tor Von Asien, Felsdenkmale aus Irans Heldenzeit. Dietrich Reimer, Ernst Vohsen, A.-G., Verlag in Berlin."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1924: "Paikuli: Monument and Inscription of the Early History of the Sasanian Empire; Volume II, containing 228 plates. Berlin: D. Reimer, Ernst Vohsen."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 19230-31: "Archaeologische Mitteilunen aus Iran; Band II and III. Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, Ernst Vohsen, Berlin."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1935: "Archaeologische Mitteilunen aus Iran; Band VII. Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, Ernst Vohsen, Berlin."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1938: "Archaeologische Mitteilunen aus Iran; Band IX. Verlag von Dietrich Reimer, Ernst Vohsen, Berlin."
- Herzfeld, Ernst, 1941: "Iran in the Ancient East. Archaeological Studies Presented in the Lowell Lectures at Boston. London: Oxford University Press."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
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