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Herzfeld's Sisters, Elizabeth Bolt (R) and Charlotte Herzfeld (L), [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
Date:
1900
Topic:
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.3597
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.12: Photo File 12, "Syrian Inscriptions:" Image No. 116 (Negative Number: 3597). Herzfeld's sisters."
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Herzfeld's Sisters: Elizabeth Bolt (R) and Charlotte Herzfeld (L) [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
Date:
1900-1907
Topic:
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.3610
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
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.12: Photo File 12, "Syrian Inscriptions:" Image No. 115 (Negative Number: 3610). Herzfeld's sisters."
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Herzfeld's Sisters, Elizabeth and Charlotte with Moritz Sobernheim, [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
Date:
1900
Topic:
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.3595
Summary:
Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 12 reads, "Sobernheim and Herzfeld's sisters."
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.12: Photo File 12, "Syrian Inscriptions:" Image No. 113 (Negative Number: 3595). Herzfeld's sisters, Elizabeth and Charlotte with Sobernheim."
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Herzfeld's Sisters, Elizabeth and Charlotte with Herr Bolt, [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
Date:
1900
Topic:
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.3522
Summary:
Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 12 reads, "Herzfeld's sisters Charlotte (Lotte), left; Elizabeth (right) Bolt; Herr Bolt seated. Parents of frau Erika Bolt Witzig (Basel)."
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.12: Photo File 12, "Syrian Inscriptions:" Image No. 114 (Negative Number: 3522). Herzfeld's sisters with Herr Boldt, Elizabeth's husband."
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Kurdistan (Iran): View of Members of Herzfeld's Expedition, [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:
Asia
Iran
Date:
1913
Topic:
Description and travel
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.1305
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
Summary:
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.10: Photo File 10 (2 vols.), "Persian Architecture and Landscapes," Subseries 4.10.2: vol. 2; Image No. 207 (Negative Number: 1305). Unidentified camp. Luristan (?)."
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Tehran (Iran): Mashdi Husain, Ernst Herzfeld's Doorkeeper, [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, Tehran, Tehran
Asia
Iran
Date:
1929
Topic:
Portrait photography
Local number:
FSA A.6 04.GN.1209
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
Summary:
Handwritten notes accompanying related print in photo file 10, vol. 2 reads, "Tehran, Herzfeld's doorman, c. 1929."
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Subseries 4.10: Photo File 10 (2 vols.), "Persian Architecture and Landscapes," Subseries 4.10.2: vol. 2; Image No. 189 (Negative Number: 1209). Tehran, Herzfeld's house, ca.1929. Doorman, Mashdi Husain."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.07: Persepolis: Sketchbook 21

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (8 pages) ; 14.7 cm. x 23.5 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Estakhr (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Decoration and ornament
Excavations (Archaeology)
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.07.21
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-21 is the twenty-first of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on topography, archaeological remains, architecture, artifacts and decorative motifs related to Istakhr (Iran) and Persepolis (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXI: Persepolis."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Main Gate [(Gate of All Lands)]: measured drawings of [colossal sculpture depicting man-bull], [see FSA A.6 05.0856], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0406; FSA A.6 04.GN.1584; FSA A.6 04.GN.2287; FSA A.6 04.GN.2288]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 4 and 5 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Gate of All Lands]: measured drawings of standing columns of stone with composite capitals, [see FSA A.6 05.0848], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1582; FSA A.6 04.GN.2290; FSA A.6 04.GN.2291]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [comparison of composite] capitals and bases of columns [from the Gate of All Lands, the Apadana and the Council Hall (Tripylon)]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 2: measured plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Istakhr [(Iran)], excavation sounding No. 2: measured plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Apadana], [Audience Hall and East, West, and North Porticoes]: measured sketches of [campaniform] column bases, [see FSA A.6 05.0896], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2314; FSA A.6 04.GN.1624; FSA A.6 04.GN.1625; FSA A.6 04.GN.2315; FSA A.6 04.GN.2316; FSA A.6 04.GN.2317]; measured sketches of lion capital."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana, [West Portico]: sketches of column capital, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1621; FSA A.6 04.GN.2301]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana, [West Portico]: measured drawing of column capital, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1621; FSA A.6 04.GN.2301]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 15 to 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Apadana, [North Portico]: measured drawing of column capital, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1623]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Throne Hall], Unfinished Gate: [sketch of the preliminary excavation and of the addorsed bull capital]; as well as [measured drawings of] column and capital."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.02: Pasargadae, 1928: Sketchbook 11

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (24 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1928
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Achaemenian inscriptions
Antiquities
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Cuneiform inscriptions
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian
Decoration and ornament
Description and travel
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Old Persian inscriptions
Pottery
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.02.11
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-11 is the eleventh 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 Khurramabad (Iran), Demavand (Iran), Gilweran (Iran), Burujird (Iran), and Persepolis (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XI: Pasargadae III, 1928"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Tachara Palace (Palace of Darius): Cuneiform inscription of Darius, DPc], [see FSA A.6 05.1303]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: right) Fratadara [Temple]: door and four fragments; left) Apadana sculpture."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 3 to 10 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: fragments of [ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0577; FSA A.6 04.GN.0579; FSA A.6 04.GN.1147], [see FSA A.6 05.0499; FSA A.6 05.0530; FSA A.6 05.0547]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Fratadara [Temple]: re-used Achaemenid doorway; Naqsh-i Rustam [(Iran)]: remains of god seated on serpent throne."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 12 to 16 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: fragments of [ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 05.0613], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0547; FSA A.6 04.GN.0551; FSA A.6 04.GN.0556; FSA A.6 04.GN.0821]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "small stone pendant [possibly stamp seal], [5 June 1928], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0813; FSA A.6 04.GN.1089; FSA A.6 04.GN.1090]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], Hadish [(Palace of Xerxes)]: Cuneiform inscription, [XPe, old Persian version, on relief depicting royal garment], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0402], [see FSA A.6 04.05.v3.007a]; textile pattern; notes on Sasanian inscribed seal."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 18 and 19 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: flints and straight flints, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1168]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "itinerary:---via Ribatak to Sar Mashhad."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 21 to 29 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)]: [flints and ceramic vessel with painted patterns, from prehistoric mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)], [see FSA A.6 05.0683], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0509; FSA A.6 04.GN.0515; FSA A.6 04.GN.0519; FSA A.6 04.GN.0569; FSA A.6 04.GN.0570; FSA A.6 04.GN.0572; FSA A.6 04.GN.0582; FSA A.6 04.GN.0583; FSA A.6 04.GN.0584; FSA A.6 04.GN.0586; FSA A.6 04.GN.0811; FSA A.6 04.GN.0812; FSA A.6 04.GN.1026; FSA A.6 04.GN.1032; FSA A.6 04.GN.1145]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace H (Palace of Artaxerxes)]: start of panel on [east stairway, including relief picturing procession of Persian and Median servants], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1672]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Persepolis [(Iran)], [Palace H (Palace of Artaxerxes)]: fragment of Cuneiform inscription of Artaxerxes I, [Art. I Pers. a, Akkadian version] (?), [see FSA A.6 05.1477]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Burujird [(Iran)]: [Arabic] inscription of 'Abbas I (1022 H.) in Masjid-i Jum'a [Friday Mosque], [26.10.1928]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], Persian inscription on west side of square monument with dedication of new road by Reza Shah (1307 H.) superposed."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, south side of square monument."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, east side of square monument."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "[along the road to] Khurramabad [(Iran)], beginning of inscription on p.33, north side of square monument, apparently 6th c. H."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Pul i Kalhur (Kalhur Bridge) [(Iran)]: Arabic inscription in Kufic script, 374 H. Published."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "[in the collection of the] British Museum: Kufic tombstone, 445 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "[in the collection of the] British Museum: Persepolis [(Iran)], Kufic tombstone, 455 H.." "
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 40 to 43 reads, "Pasargadae [(Iran)], "unidentified measured plans and elevations."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44, 45, and 46 reads, "Gilweran, near Khurramabad [(Iran)]: [libation copper] or bronze [vessel with long upward spout], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0526; FSA A.6 04.GN.0528; FSA A.6 04.GN.0529], [see FSA A.6 05.0680]; stone; pottery, from prehistoric grave, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0117], [see FSA A.6 05.670]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Gilweran, near Khurramabad [(Iran)]: elevation and plan of grave; Arabic tombstone in Munich Exposition, 1910."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Demavand [(Iran)], prehistoric pottery and bronze, [see FSA A.6 05.0670]."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 5: Sketchbook 31

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (24 pages) ; 12.3 cm. x 25.3 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Decoration and ornament
Inscriptions
Numismatics
Pottery
Seals (Numismatics)
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.12.31
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-31 is the the thirty-first of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Hillah (Iraq), Harsin (Iran), Masshad (Iran), and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXXI: Antiken V."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], bronze [pick-axe], [TG 230], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0543]; bronze [digitated axe], [Kreta] (Crete), [see N-91, inventory number 2735], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0536]; bronze [pick-axe], [TG 238], [see N-91, inventory number 2743], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0786; FSA A.6 04.GN.0787]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], bronze [hammer-axe], [TG], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0532]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], bronze [pick-axe], [TG 228], [see N-91, inventory number 2751], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0788]; bronze [pick-axe], [TG 227], [see N-91, inventory number 2750], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0543]; bronze [pick-axe], [TG 229], [see N-91, inventory number 2752], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0788]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Bronze pick-axe and lance-tip (?), [see N-91, inventory number 2809], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0392]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], [two chisel blades], [TG 317; TG 318], [see N-91, inventory number 2809], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0961]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], two [metal objects], [TG 304; TG 305], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0531]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Tepe Giyān [(Iran)], [chisel blade], [TG 316], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0961]; handle decoration with "Janus" head (Harsin)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Harsin [(Iran)], [bronze digitated axe with engraved geometrical ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0287]; bronze bell and handle."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Harsin [(Iran)], three bronze "buttons, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0289]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Harsin [(Iran)], [bronze or copper] bracelets, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0389]; [bronze curb] bit, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0282; FSA A.6 04.GN.0393]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "[small stone vessels], one fron Hillah (Iraq), [see N-89, inventory number 56; inventory number 222; inventory number 223], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0212]; clay seal, [see N-89, inventory number 247], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0325]; [small] amber [figure depicting a] lion."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "small stone vessel (Hillah), [see N-89, inventory number 57], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0212]; stone bowl (Mashhad), [see N-89, inventory number 1603]; bronze [object with animal design], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0438]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "gray stone lamp with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0436; FSA A.6 04.GN.0437]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13a reads, "white polished stone cover (museum Cairo)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Muhammadabad, south of Tehran (Iran), flint, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0565]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 15 to 22 reads, "drawings of sixty-nine Achaemenian and pre-Achaemenian roll [(cylinder)] seals, some published in AMI, Vol. V, pp.49-124, those in Hahn Collection so marked, [TG 170; TG 171; TG 172; TG 175; TG 177; TG 178; TG 183; TG 184; TG 185; TG 187; TG 188; TG 189; TG 192; TG 20x; TG 209; TG 210; TG 212], [see N-89, inventory number 277; inventory number 283; inventory number 284; inventory number 296; inventory number 298; inventory number 311; inventory number 315; inventory number 318; inventory number 319; inventory number 320; inventory number 321; inventory number 322; inventory number 323; inventory number 326; inventory number 327; inventory number 329; inventory number 330; inventory number 629; inventory number 630; inventory number 632], [see N-91, inventory number 2310; inventory number 2312; inventory number 2313; inventory number 2314; inventory number 2315; inventory number 2316; inventory number 2317; inventory number 2318; inventory number 2319; inventory number 2320; inventory number 2321; inventory number 2409; inventory number 2687; inventory number 2688; inventory number 2689; inventory number 2690; inventory number 2691; inventory number 2692; inventory number 2695; inventory number 2699; inventory number 2700; inventory number 2705; inventory number 2810; inventory number 2811; inventory number 2820; inventory number 2840; inventory number 2911], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3205; FSA A.6 04.GN.3206; FSA A.6 04.GN.3207; FSA A.6 04.GN.3945; FSA A.6 04.GN.3958; FSA A.6 04.GN.5000]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Seven [stone] button seals or beads."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23a reads, "[fragmentary clay objects depicting human animal figures], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0738]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "[fragmentary clay objects depicting human animal figures], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0748]."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.05: Persia, Sistan-Tehran, 1929: Sketchbook 14

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (9 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Date:
1929
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Cuneiform inscriptions
Decoration and ornament
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Old Persian inscriptions
Religious buildings
Stucco
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.05.14
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-14 is the fourteenth 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 Isfahan (Iran), Kerman (Iran), Na'in (Iran), and Saweh (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XIV: Persien, Sistan-Tehran, 1929"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "[Kerman (Iran), Mil-i Nadiri]: details of brickwork [on the free-standing minaret], [19.04.1929], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1016; FSA A.6 04.GN.1021]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Kerman [(Iran)], Sang i Atabek: elevation of mihrab."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Kerman [(Iran)], Masjid i Jum'a [(Friday Mosque)], Qibla wall in the southern iwan]: [Arabic] inscriptions (767 H.) on mihrab and master's name in corner of mihrab, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1071; FSA A.6 04.GN.1072]; notes on Takiyya Husainiyya."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Kerman [(Iran)], Caravansarai Ganj 'Alī Khān [(Gunbad-i Sabz)]: [Arabic] Inscription with master's name, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1018]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Kerman [(Iran)], Masjid i Jum'a [(Friday Mosque)]: inscriptions (767 H), master's name, and Naskhi inscription of 515 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Na'in [(Iran)], [(Friday Mosque, interior of the sanctuary)]: [Arabic] inscriptions on wooden minbar, 711 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0947; FSA A.6 04.GN.0948] and on wooden door 874 H., sketch plan, [24.03.1929]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [sketch] plan of entrance to Masjid i Jum'a [(Friday Mosque)], location of inscription of 768 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], Masjid i Jum'a [(Friday Mosque)], main iwan [(southwest iwan)] of Malik Shah: [sketched] location of three [Arabic] inscriptions, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1967; FSA A.6 04.GN.1970]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: [encircling band of Arabic inscription (Malik Shah's inscription) on the southern dome chamber], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3949; FSA A.6 04.GN.3951; FSA A.6 04.GN.3952; FSA A.6 04.GN.3953]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: [encircling band of Arabic inscription on the northern dome chamber (smaller dome)], Malik Shāh, inscription, 481 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3946; FSA A.6 04.GN.3947; FSA A.6 04.GN.3948; FSA A.6 04.GN.3950]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: [encircling band of Arabic inscription on the northern dome chamber (smaller dome)], Malik Shah, Sura VII, 52 and III, 26, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3946; FSA A.6 04.GN.3947; FSA A.6 04.GN.3948; FSA A.6 04.GN.3950]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: measured elevation of [northern dome chamber (smaller dome)],Malik Shah, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3946]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Cuneiform inscription on silver jar, Achaemenid (Hamadan), [26.08.1929]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: sketched elevation of [northern dome chamber (smaller dome)],Malik Shah, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3946]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Isfahan [(Iran)], ornamental motif in Great Mosque."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Sawah [(Iran)]: minaret inscription 504 H.; fragment with Kufic inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "[Achaemenid Silver Phiale (dish) with Inscription of Artaxerxes I]: measurements (done Persepolis 07.07.1934), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3954; FSA A.6 04.GN.3955; FSA A.6 04.GN.3956; FSA A.6 04.GN.3957]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "[Cuneiform Inscription of Artaxerxes I, on Achaemenid Silver Phiale] (dish), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3954; FSA A.6 04.GN.3955; FSA A.6 04.GN.3956; FSA A.6 04.GN.3957]."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.13: Damascus 2: Sketchbook 33

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (9 pages) ; 11.1 cm. x 20.6 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Syria
Damascus (Syria)
Date:
1914
Topic:
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Greek
Religious buildings
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.13.33
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook captions and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- SK-33 is the the thirty-third of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on inscriptions, archaeological remains, architecture, and decorative motifs related to Damascus (Syria)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXXIII: Damas II"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Madrasa al-Rashidiyya: [measured] plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Qinishliyya [Mosque]: cross-section."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Qinishliyya [Mosque]: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Qinishliyya [Mosque]: main [entrance portal] and [blason] with coat of arms."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Dj. Zawiyat Sa'd al-dīn: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Zāwiyat Sa'd al-dīn: springing of dome."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Tomb of Muhammad al-Harmali: plan, marked "erledigt July, 1934," [see FSA A.6 05.0252]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Turba Sunaisan: plan, section of dome and details, [see FSA A.6 05.0252]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Sālihīyya [(Salihiya area)], Tomb of Qaimari [(Saif al-Din Qaimari Mausoleum)]: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Sāhib Rūmī in Maidan: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "[Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria)], [Great Mosque]: [door of Dar al-Fukara], [see FSA A.6 05.0332]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Bab Sharqi: three profiles of moldings."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Damascus (Syria), Bab Sharqi: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Djabar, Kanisat al-Khidr: plans, elevation."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Der'a (Syria), [Great Mosque]: two Greek inscriptions, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3648; FSA A.6 04.GN.3652]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "[Qilijiya Madrasa]: [entrance portal], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3128]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "[Damascus (Syria)], [Nur al-Din Bimaristan]: [window screen, wrought in perforated stucco], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2851; FSA A.6 04.GN.2856]; Hama (Syria), Great Mosque, Prayer Hall: detail of wooden minbar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3117]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Unidentified pattern."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 2: Sketchbook 28

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (23 pages) ; 12.3 cm. x 25.3 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Turkey
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Cuneiform tablets
Cuneiform inscriptions
Decoration and ornament
Inscriptions
Numismatics
Old Persian inscriptions
Pottery
Seals (Numismatics)
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.12.28
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
- Additional information from staff reads, "Ernst Herzfeld inadvertently duplicated the numbering of page 29 through page 35. He later corrected the duplicated set of numbers which now ranges from page 35 to page 47. Unfortunately, in his four inventories of objects, he did not apply these corrections when referring to sketchbook 28."
Summary:
- SK-28 is the twenty-eighth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Babylon (Iraq), Baghdad (Iraq), Bujnurd (Iran), Constantinople (Turkey), Hamadan (Iran), Harsin (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Masshad (Iran), Nihavand (Iran), Ray (Iran), Saveh (Iran) and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXVIII: Antiken II."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "three polished jugs or vases: left) [black ware with burnished linear pattern], [see N-91, inventory number 2476], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0055]; center) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2474], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0024]; right) [small gray ware vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2475], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0031]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "six polished jugs or jars: top left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2482], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0381]; top right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2480], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0200]; bottom far left) [ceramic vessel with handle], [see N-91, inventory number 2477], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0054]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel with handle], [see N-91, inventory number 2478], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0050]; bottom right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2479], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0105]; bottom far right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2481], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0381]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Tepe Giyan; top left) [painted ceramic vessel with three legs], [see N-91, inventory number 2483], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0861]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2484]; right) [fragment of a rhyton], [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2273 and inventory number 2485], [see FSA A.6 05.0659], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0041; FSA A.6 04.GN.0045]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "left) pierced bells from Tepe Giyan and Hamadan [(bronze jingles)], [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2268; inventory number 2489; inventory number 2490], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0539; FSA A.6 04.GN.0540]; top right) small beaker (Sawa) [(ceramic vessel with long spout)], [see N-91, inventory number 2491]; bottom right) bronze mirror, [see N-91, inventory number 2495], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1155]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "top left) [bronze] mirror, [see N-89, inventory number 201]; bottom left) copper bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2493]; center) three small covers of copper, bronze or brass, [see N-89, inventory number 215], [see N-91, inventory number 2492; inventory number 2496]; right) pierced iron plaque with invocation to Muhammad and 'Ali, [see N-91, inventory number 2498]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "left) [bronze vessel] with animal design (Bujnurd), [see N-91, inventory number 2494], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0020]; center) copper bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2270], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0023]; right) bronze candlestick, [see N-91, inventory number 2499]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "left) [glass bottle], [see N-91, inventory number 2523], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0439]; right) bronze candlestick, [see N-91, inventory number 2524]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "five small glass bottles or vials (Sawa [Saveh]), [see N-91, inventory number 2512; inventory number 2513; inventory number 2514; inventory number 2515; inventory number 2516]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "four small cut or molded glass bottles (Sawa), [see N-91, inventory number 2517; inventory number 2518; inventory number 2519; inventory number 2520]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "five glass objects: bottle (Sawa), bowl (Ray), [see N-91, inventory number 2522; inventory number 2525; inventory number 2526; inventory number 2527; inventory number 2528]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "small objects of glass, lead, ivory and porcelain, [see N-91, inventory number 2529; inventory number 2531; inventory number 2532; inventory number 2533; inventory number 2534]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "bronze tripod, [see N-91, inventory number 2534]; [carved] bone or [ivory] buttons, [see N-91, inventory number 2500; inventory number 2501; inventory number 2502], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0230; FSA A.6 04.GN.0231]; [stone seals from Tepe Giyan], [see N-91, inventory number 2503; inventory number 2505; inventory number 2506; inventory number 2507], [TG 1; TG 54; TG 56; TG 58], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0832; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "left) [stone buttons] and seals (Tepe Giyan), [see N-91, inventory number 2504; inventory number 2508; inventory number 2509; inventory number 2510], [TG 10; TG 17; TG 21; TG 30], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822; FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; top center) ceramic vessel with three legs, [see N-91, inventory number 2511], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0068; FSA A.6 04.GN.0719]; bottom center) jewelry, [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2279]; top right) [gold object], [see N-91, inventory number 2278]; bottom right) [cylinder seal impression], [see N-91, inventory number 2693], [TG 186], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3205]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "gold ring, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0498]; stone bowl (Mashhad); copper bowls (Nihavand) , [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0017; FSA A.6 04.GN.0521]; alabaster [conical] vase (Samarra), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0220]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "four hand-made small jars in Richard Collection, Louvre; and lance head or [arrow blades], Tepe Giyan, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0493; FSA A.6 04.GN.0495)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Nihavand [(Iran)], two dagger and two [metal] lance [blades], [see N-91, inventory number 2778; inventory number 2779], [TG 265; TG 266], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492; FSA A.6 04.GN.0533, FSA A.6 04.GN.0793; FSA A.6 04.GN.0794]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Nihavand [(Iran)], two bronze digitated axes, [see N-89, inventory number 779], [see N-91, inventory number 2738], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0536; FSA A.6 04.GN.0537; FSA A.6 04.GN.0797)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "bronze bit [depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 778], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0726]; bronze lamp; four small [bronze objects with animal design], Hamadan, Constantinople, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0153; FSA A.6 04.GN.0158]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "left) alabaster vase (Babylon), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1429]; right) [engraved floral ornamentation on bronze vessel]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "left) pottery jug, Kharaj [(Iran)] (Richard Collection, Louvre); right) small glass bottles (Hamadan, Constantinople)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "small stone amulets with animal design (Baghdad, Hamadan, Constantinople), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0145; FSA A.6 04.GN.0146]; small stone and clay figurine, [Baghdad], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0142; FSA A.6 04.GN.0443]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Arabic glass stamp (Hamadan), clay figurines (Baghdad, Hamadan) and [stone amulet with animal design], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0211]; clay cuneiform tablet (Hamadan), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0325]; Sasanian clay sealings (bullae) (Hamadan)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "clay figurine and [two metal pins with human figure] ([Baghdad], Cairo, Constantinople), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0022; FSA A.6 04.GN.0443]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "small carved [stone figurines], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0144]; [stone] seals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825]; Sasanian seal, stone weight, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0141]; bronze bull's head, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0158; FSA A.6 04.GN.1140]. All acquired in Constantinople [(Turkey)]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "roll [(cylinder)] and stamp seals, [see N-91, inventory number 2697; inventory number 2698; inventory number 2696]; weights, [amulets], [bone inlays and pendants] with animal and bird figures, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0138; FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0142; FSA A.6 04.GN.0150; FSA A.6 04.GN.0152; FSA A.6 04.GN.0160]. All from Constantinople [(Turkey)] or Baghdad [(Iraq)])."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "left) bronze objects with animal figure, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0155; FSA A.6 04.GN.0245; FSA A.6 04.GN.0252; FSA A.6 04.GN.0254]; right) slate "dish" [(slate palette of ducks)] (Cairo [(Egypt)]), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0221]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2536], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0135]; right) large jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2537], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0088; FSA A.6 04.GN.0871]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2538], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0062]; center) small cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2544], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0068]; right) [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2539], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0132]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) albarello [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2540], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0767]; center top) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2543], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0137]; center bottom) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2541], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0036; FSA A.6 04.GN.0075]; right) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2542], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0064; FSA A.6 04.GN.0112]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2545], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0077]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2546], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0756]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2547], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0071]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2548], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0134]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Ray [(Iran)], left) long-spouted jug (Meyer Collection), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0100]; right)three-legged jug with bits of glaze inlay on shoulder."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Cuneiform inscription on part of gold tablet [(gold tablet, reconstruction of inscription by Ariaramnes, AmH, old Persian version], Hamadan [(Iran)], Oct. 30, [19]29, [see FSA A.6 05.1427]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 and 35 reads, "Cuneiform inscription on both sides of bronze plaque [(Abdadana Tablet, bronze tablet with Babylonian inscription)], Hamadan [(Iran)], Oct. 30, [19]29, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0303; FSA A.6 04.GN.0304; FSA A.6 04.GN.0305; FSA A.6 04.GN.0306; FSA A.6 04.GN.0307; FSA A.6 04.GN.0308; FSA A.6 04.GN.0388]; [see FSA A.6 06.C058; FSA A.6 06.C059; FSA A.6 06.C059a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "left) sardonyx roll [(cylinder)] seal with cuneiform inscription (possession of Procureur Général, Isfahan); right) nail with incomplete cuneiform inscription (Hamadan, [November 1929]), [see N-91, inventory number 2818]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Two fragments of cuneiform plaque in British Museum; engraved mussel shell (Isfahan, Harsin type) [possibly shield buckle of bronze decorated with a cross and four ibexes], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0148]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "eleven stone seals or [buttons], [15 December 1929], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0826; FSA A.6 04.GN.0829; FSA A.6 04.GN.0834; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835; FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Luristan [(Iran)], bronze [digitated] axe with human figure (Nihavand), [December 1929], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0525]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "left) [ring from bronze bit], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0397]; center) [bronze object]; right) cast bronze with affronted animals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0525]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "bronze [top of pin], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0396]; silver [whetstone with a ram's head], [see N-91, inventory number 2281], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0252]; [bronze and silver bracelets with animal design] (Tepe Giyan), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0254]; [stamp seal from Harsin]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "button stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2678], [TG 12], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2677], [TG 3], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2679], [TG 5], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2683], [TG 33], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2682], [TG 13], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, Tepe Yadgar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, Tepe Yadgar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "button stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2681], [TG 16], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2685], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2812], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0496]; small stone animal heads (Tello), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0738]; stone weights, [see N-91, inventory number 157 and inventory number 2214], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1141]; stone object with animal head, [see N-91, inventory number 150], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0738]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Small stone [amulets] (1 from Tello) with drilled markings and animal design, [see N-91, inventory number 2212], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140]."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.13: Hims 4: Sketchbook 35

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (9 pages) ; 11.8 cm. x 25.1 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Syria
Ḥamāh (Syria)
Ḥimṣ (Syria)
Date:
1914
Topic:
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Religious buildings
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.13.35
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook captions and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- SK-35 is the the thirty-fifth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on inscriptions, archaeological remains, architecture, and decorative motifs related to Hama (Syria) and Hims (Syria),
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXXV: 4 Homs"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Hims (Syria), left) transcription of Arabic inscription in Shrine of Khaled Ibn al-Walid, [see FSA A.6 05.1361; FSA A.6 05.1364]; right) notes on mihrab and minbar of Great Mosque of Nur al-Din, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3726]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 2, 3 and 4 reads, "Hims (Syria), Great Mosque of Nur al-Din: measured plan and elevation."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Hims (Syria): inscribed basalt block; plan and notes of tomb."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Hims (Syria): top left) private house: Arabic inscription and drawing of affronted lions in sculpture; top right) sketch of blason in Mardawiya Convent, [see FSA A.6 05.0259]; bottom left) cartouche with inscription in Citadelle, [see FSA A.6 05.1361]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Hims (Syria), Great Mosque of Nur al-Din: measured plan and elevation of basalt capital."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Hims (Syria), Djami Kabir: carved decoration."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Nur al-Din Mosque]: frame of inscription of Nur al-Din, [inscribed on the outside of the north wall, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3282]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: sketch plan and elevation of tomb chamber [with wooden sarcophagus], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3104]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: plan, Haram, tomb."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: plan, inscription on minbar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3112; FSA A.6 04.GN.3117]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: plan of east hall."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: plan west wall, cartouche."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "left) Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: elevation; right) Hims (Syria), Great Mosque of Nur al-Din, in courtyard: plaque and stone inscribed with Arabic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3719; FSA A.6 04.GN.3798; FSA A.6 04.GN.3301]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Hims (Syria), [Shrine of Khalid Ibn al-Walid]: elevation of sarcophagus of Fuddah [(cenotaph of Fada)], [see FSA A.6 05.0335], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3253; FSA A.6 04.GN.3255; FSA A.6 04.GN.3301]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Hama (Syria), Arabic inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Hama (Syria), Mawlawiyya: elevation of portal."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Hama (Syria), Mawlawiyya: plan."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.03: Persia, Khorasan, 1925: Sketchbook 12

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (29 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Basṭām (Iran)
Dāmghān (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Date:
1925
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Pottery
Religious buildings
Stucco
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.03.12
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-12 is the twelfth 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 Sangbast (Iran), Nishapur (Iran), Zafarani (Iran), Nazabad (Iran), Khosrogird (Iran), Miyandasht (Iran), Bistam (Iran), Mil-i Radkan (Iran), Damghan (Iran), Ahuan (Iran), Simnan (Iran), and Ray (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XII: Persien, Khurasan, 1925"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Sangbast [(Iran)], painted Kufic inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Sangbast [(Iran)], [Arslan Jadhib Mausoleum and Minaret]: [encircling band of] Arabic Inscription [on the mausoleum's octogonal zone of transition], Sura 21, 35-36, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2978; FSA A.6 04.GN.2979; FSA A.6 04.GN.2980; FSA A.6 04.GN.2981]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Sangbast [(Iran)], [Arslan Jadhib Mausoleum and Minaret]: Arabic Inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2963; FSA A.6 04.GN.2964; FSA A.6 04.GN.2965; FSA A.6 04.GN.2966]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], two glazed ceramics and one celadon, {Melvin Hall], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2144]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], [Mohammad Mahruq Imamzade]: Persian inscriptions in entrance bay [(iwan)] and above mosaic of door; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2905; FSA A.6 04.GN.3001]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], [Mohammad Mahruq Imamzade]: Persian inscription on wooden door and plan of tambour of Shaikh 'Attār [(tomb of Farid-ud-din-Attar)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3001]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], Shaikh 'Attar [(tomb of Farid-ud-din-Attar)]: lines 10, 11 and 16 of Persian inscription on tombstone of Shah Sultan Husain, [see FSA A.6 05.0182], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2904]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], stucco fragments from Tepe Alp Arslan, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2143]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Nishapur [(Iran)], plaster fragment and potsherds from Tepe Alp Arslan and dated Kufic inscription of [Mausoleum Complex of Sheikh Bayezid Bastami in Bistam (Iran)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2949; FSA A.6 04.GN.2950; FSA A.6 04.GN.2951]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 10 to 11 reads, "Zafarani [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of caravansarai, [see FSA A.6 05.0346], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2923]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Zafarani [(Iran)]: sketch of ice-house and ruins of caravansarai, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3021]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Nazabad [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of domed building (Sarbadaridenzeit) and carved wooden capital from Sabzavar [(Iran)]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 and 15 reads, "[vicinity of Sabzavar (Iran)], Minaret at Khusrawgird: elevation and plan, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2909; FSA A.6 04.GN.2920; FSA A.6 04.GN.2921], [see FSA A.6 05.0368]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "[vicinity of Sabzavar (Iran)], Minaret at Khusrawgird]: upper Kufic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2910; FSA A.6 04.GN.2911]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "[vicinity of Sabzavar (Iran)], Minaret at Khusrawgird]: lower Kufic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2912; FSA A.6 04.GN.2913]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Sabzavar [(Iran)], pottery profiles, [see FSA A.6 05.0653]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Paqaleh [(Iran)], (3rd ceramic profile from Sabzavar); Kufic inscription; plan of dome tomb east of Surkhar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2031; FSA A.6 04.GN.2032; FSA A.6 04.GN.2033]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 20, 21, and 22 reads, "Paqaleh [(Iran)], pottery profiles, [see FSA A.6 05.0653]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "left) Miyandasht [(Iran)]: Persian inscription, 1291 H.; right) Mayamai: Persian inscription, time of Shah 'Abbas II."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], [Mausoleum complex of Sheikh Bayezid Bastami]: [detail view of the Seljuk] minaret; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2947; FSA A.6 04.GN.2949]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], [Mausoleum complex of Sheikh Bayezid Bastami]: two Kufic inscriptions [on the Seljuk minaret], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2950; FSA A.6 04.GN.2951; FSA A.6 04.GN.3002]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 26 and 27 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], [flanged tomb tower adjoining Friday Mosque]: [reconstruction of blue faience Kufic inscriptional tiles on a background of carved stucco], [see FSA A.6 05.0767], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2925]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], Mashhad, Iwan between first and second courtyards, Kufic inscription with builder's name."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], [Mausoleum Complex of Sheikh Bayezid Bastami, Mausoleum of Imamzada Muhammad Bistam Mirza], [view of] south facade of mosque of shrine, elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0367], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2948]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Bistam [(Iran)], [Mausoleum complex of Sheikh Bayezid Bastami]: plan and elevation."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "left) Bistam [(Iran)], Kale i Kuhna: pottery fragments; right) detail of inscribed Kufic panel of wooden door (Oljaitu) with artisan's name."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "left) Bistam [(Iran)], plan and elevation Oljaitu building; top right) detail carved wooden door; bottom right) part of Pahlavi inscription of Mil-i Radkan, see following page."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "[Radkan (Iran), Tomb Tower at Radkan, West]: Kufic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3010; FSA A.6 04.GN.3014; FSA A.6 04.GN.3015; FSA A.6 04.GN.3016]; and Pahlavi."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "[Radkan (Iran), Tomb Tower at Radkan, West]: left) plan and architectural details; right) [remains of inscription marking the top of the arched entrance], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3006; FSA A.6 04.GN.3007; FSA A.6 04.GN.3008]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "[Radkan (Iran), Tomb Tower at Radkan, West]: Kufic inscription, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3012]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "[Radkan (Iran): Tomb Tower at Radkan, West]: elevation and [location of Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 05.0368], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3016]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Tarik Khana: plan (half); column construction, [see FSA A.6 05.0400]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Tarik Khana: plan (half), [see FSA A.6 05.0400]; section of minaret, [see FSA A.6 05.0368]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Tarik Khana: brickwork of cylindrical minaret from the Seljuk period, [see FSA A.6 05.0368], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3041; FSA A.6 04.GN.3042; FSA A.6 04.GN.3043; FSA A.6 04.GN.3045]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "left) Damghan [(Iran)], Tarik Khana: section A of minaret repeated; right) Chehel Sutun, minaret: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0368]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)]: top) Tarik Khana: Arabic inscription on cylindrical minaret from the Seljuk period, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3030; FSA A.6 04.GN.3041; FSA A.6 04.GN.3045]; bottom) Masjid-i Jami' [(Friday Mosque)], upper Arabic inscription on cylindrical minaret from the Seljuk period, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3048; FSA A.6 04.GN.3049]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 42 and 43 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Masjid-i Jami' [(Friday Mosque)], [cylindrical minaret from the Seljuk period]: brickwork and [Arabic] inscription, [see FSA A.6 05.0368], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3048; FSA A.6 04.GN.3049; FSA A.6 04.GN.3050; FSA A.6 04.GN.3051]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 44 and 45 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Pir-i Alamdar tomb [(Mausoleum)]: left) [band inscribed with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script]; right) elevation and architectural details of [rectangular doorway crowned by a semi-vault and pointed arch which is Inscribed with an Arabic inscription, in Kufic Script, [see FSA A.6 05.0764], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3029; FSA A.6 04.GN.3031; FSA A.6 04.GN.3032; FSA A.6 04.GN.3033; FSA A.6 04.GN.3034; FSA A.6 04.GN.3035; FSA A.6 04.GN.3036], [see FSA A.6 05.0764]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)]: top) [Arabic] inscription of [Khodabandeh] Mosque in the vicinity of Pir-i Alamdar Mausoleum, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3020; FSA A.6 04.GN.3028]; bottom) [Arabic] inscription, in Kufic script, [in entrance doorway crowned by a semi-vault and pointed arch of] Chehel Dukhtaran [(Chihil Dukhtaran Gunbad)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3023; FSA A.6 04.GN.3024; FSA A.6 04.GN.3025]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], [Chihil Dukhtaran Gunbad]: [decorative band with Arabic inscription, in Kufic script], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3026; FSA A.6 04.GN.3027; FSA A.6 04.GN.3040]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)]: left) [entrance doorway crowned by a semi-vault and pointed arch of] Chehel Dukhtaran [(Chihil Dukhtaran Gunbad)]; right) decorative bands with swastika and triangle motifs encircling an Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, [see FSA A.6 05.0394; FSA A.6 05.0763], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3024; FSA A.6 04.GN.3025; FSA A.6 04.GN.3026]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Damghan [(Iran)], Pir-i Alamdar Mausoleum: architectural details and building near Imamzade 'Ali, [see FSA A.6 05.0381], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3028]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "left) Damghan [(Iran)], [Complex of] Imamzadeh Ja'far]: [Arabic inscription over entrance to turbe for Timur Mirza [(Shah Rukh Khanqah)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3019]; right) [Ahuan (Iran)]: [Ribat (caravansarai) Anoshirwan], [ground plan], [see FSA A.6 05.0374]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "Ahuan (Iran), Ribat (caravansarai) Anoshirwan: [ground plan], [see FSA A.6 05.0374]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 52 reads, "Simnan [(Iran)], Masjid-i Juma' [(Friday mosque)]: minaret and iwan inscriptions."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 53 reads, "left) Simnan [(Iran)]: garden door, [see FSA A.6 05.1407]; right) Ray [(Iran)]: designs in silks from graves, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2165; FSA A.6 04.GN.2167]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 54 reads, "[Vicinity of Ray (Iran)]: [fragments of] Sasanian stucco [with vegetal ornamentation, acquired by Kaiser Friedrich Museum, Berlin], colored, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2153]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "[Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran)]: inscription on large copper vessel from Sabzavar."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 56 reads, "[Ray (Iran)], stucco wall decoration; Qum (Aug. 30, 1925) inscriptions on silk rugs in shrine and notes on other rugs. "
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 57 reads, "[Ray (Iran)], inscription on A. U. Pope silk fragment, allegedly from grave. "
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 1: Sketchbook 27

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (24 pages) ; 12.3 cm. x 25.3 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Antiquities
Architecture
Archaeology
Cuneiform inscriptions
Decoration and ornament
Numismatics
Pottery
Seals (Numismatics)
Stucco
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.12.27
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-27 is the twenty-seventh of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Nizamabad (Iran) and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXVII: Antiquitäten I (Persien, Teheran, 1926)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horseman, stucco [(fragments of a stucco horse)]; details of hooves, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2158; FSA A.6 04.GN.2160]. The figures in these measured drawings of stucco from Nizāmābād are all fragmentary."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horseman [(fragment of a stucco horse)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2159]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horses [(fragments of a stucco horse)], [see see FSA A.6 04.GN.2161]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall panels [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see see FSA A.6 04.GN.2147]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, horse's head [(fragment of a stucco horse)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2156; FSA A.6 04.GN.2157] and headless standing figure, stucco [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2147]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall decoration, stucco [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2149; FSA A.6 04.GN.2154]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall panels [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 05.0755]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2151; FSA A.6 04.GN.2153]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, wall fragments [(fragments of stucco with vegetal ornamentation)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2154]; and Arabic inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, boot and hands [(fragments of stucco)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2154a]; Ray [(Iran)], stucco (?) roundel of face in sun disk."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco wall [ornamentation]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco wall [ornamentation] with color notes."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, similar pieces and dragon's leg [(fragments of stucco with animal design)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2155]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, fragments of circle and wings [(fragments of stucco with animal design)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2155; FSA A.6 04.GN.2155a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, [fragments] of stucco plaques with animal design, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2150]; Sasanian stone elephant [(Sassanid stone sculpture depicting an elephant)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0331; FSA A.6 04.GN.0332; FSA A.6 04.GN.4009; FSA A.6 04.GN.4010]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Nizamabad [(Iran)], Sasanian, fragments of stucco, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2148]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 16 and 17 reads, "measured plans of unidentified buildings."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Tepe Giyan, dagger hilt, [see N-91, inventory number 2256], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0488]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Tepe Giyan, ten seal stones: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2330], [TG 9]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2331], [TG 4]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2332], [TG 7], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2333], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2334], [TG 14], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2335]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2336], [TG 22], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2337], [TG 28], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2338], [TG 26], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2339], [TG 24], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0834]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "top) bronze dagger from Hamadan, [see N-91, inventory number 2257], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3180; FSA A.6 04.GN.3182]; bottom) bronze dagger, [see N-91, inventory number 2261], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Tepe Giyan, roll [(cylinder)] and stamp seals: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2340], [TG 60], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0832]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2341], [TG 31], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822; FSA A.6 04.GN.0834]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2342], [TG 47]; cylinder seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2309], [TG 173]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2343], [TG 63], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2344], [TG 64], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; cylinder seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2310], [TG 171], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3958]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2345], [TG 40], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2346], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone object, [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2408], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1141]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 22, 23 and 24 reads, "Sasanian and Parthian stamp seals."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, " five Sasanian seal stones; bronze pitch fork [(elastic fork of thin copper)], [TG 297], [see N-91, inventory number 2272], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0724]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Tepe Giyan, four lance heads, bronze: top left) [metal lance blade], [TG 275; TG 276], [see N-91, inventory number 2262]; top right) [metal lance blade], [TG 275; TG 276], [see N-91, inventory number 2262], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492]; bottom left) [arrow blade], [TG 286; TG 289], [see N-91, inventory number 2263], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0495; FSA A.6 04.GN.0793]; bottom right) [arrow blade], [TG 286; TG 289], [see N-91, inventory number 2263], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0495]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Tepe Giyan, twelve carved stone seals: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2347], [TG 15], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2348], [TG 8]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2349], [TG 6], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal fragmented, [see N-91, inventory number 2350], [TG 2], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2351], [TG 19], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0834]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2352], [TG 77];stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2353], [TG 18], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2354], [TG x], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2355], [TG 41], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2356], [TG 42], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2357], [TG 35], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2358], [TG 32], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "left) [stone] mace-head, [see N-91, inventory number 2266], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0014]; right) five silver or bronze pins, [see N-91, inventory number 2264 and inventory number 2265], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0243; FSA A.6 04.GN.0244; FSA A.6 04.GN.0245]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Tepe Giyan, fifteen flat seals ([stone buttons)]: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2359], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2360], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2361], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2362], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2363]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2364], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2365], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2366], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0823]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2367], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2368], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2369], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2370], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2371], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2372]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2373], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0832]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "left) bronze axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2260], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0542]; right) bronze pick-axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2259], [TG 235], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0534; FSA A.6 04.GN.0789]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Tepe Giyan, nine flat seals ([stone buttons)]: stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2374], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2375], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0832]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2376], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2377], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2378], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2380], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2381]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2382], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0833]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2379], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0834; FSA A.6 04.GN.0822]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "left) small copper figurine [depicting an idol], [see N-91, inventory number 2267], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1176]; right) [bronze digitated axe], [TG 248], [see N-91, inventory number 2258], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0537; FSA A.6 04.GN.0542]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "five roll [(cylinder)] seals with cuneiform inscriptions."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 and 35 reads, "Tepe Giyan, large jar and rims [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2411 and inventory number 2412], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0008; FSA A.6 04.GN.0090; FSA A.6 04.GN.0755; FSA A.6 04.GN.0761; FSA A.6 04.GN.0771]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Tepe Giyan, two large jars [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2413], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0089]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2414], [see FSA A.6 05.0637], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.005; FSA A.6 04.GN.006; FSA A.6 04.GN.007; FSA A.6 04.GN.0082; FSA A.6 04.GN.0758]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2415], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0713; FSA A.6 04.GN.0766]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: top left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2416], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0088; FSA A.6 04.GN.0712; FSA A.6 04.GN.0714]; top right) jar, [inventory number 2421], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0186; FSA A.6 04.GN.0189]; bottom left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2418], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0136]; bottom center) jar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0186; FSA A.6 04.GN.0189]; bottom right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2422], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0085]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: top far left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2424], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0085]; top left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2425], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0208]; top right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2433], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0084]; top far right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2435], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0068]; bottom left) jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2429], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0196]; bottom right) jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2430], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0044]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2426], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0186 or FSA A.6 04.GN.0193]; jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2431], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0196; FSA A.6 04.GN.0752]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2438], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0039]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2440], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0038]; jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2434], [see FSA A.6 05.0638, FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0042; FSA A.6 04.GN.0084]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2436], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0063]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2437], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0039; FSA A.6 04.GN.0108]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2439], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0038; FSA A.6 04.GN.0102]; jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2432], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0093]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2441], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0004; FSA A.6 04.GN.0207]; left) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2442], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see ; FSA A.6 04.GN.0754]; right) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2443], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0067]; far right) [pottery jar] (albarello), [see N-91, inventory number 2444], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0003; FSA A.6 04.GN.0764]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2445], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0009; FSA A.6 04.GN.0010]; left) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2446], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0092]; right) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2447], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0001]; far right) cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2448], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0076]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 42 reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: far left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2449], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0047]; left) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2450], [see FSA A.6 05.0644], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0061]; right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2451], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0076]; far right) jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2452], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.765; FSA A.6 04.GN.0765a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 [(SK-27, p.43)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2417], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0074; FSA A.6 04.GN.0087]; right) three-legged jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2453], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0869]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 44 [(SK-27, p.44)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern)]: three-legged jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2454], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0772]; three-legged bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2457], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0037]; bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2458], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0069]; jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2461], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0749]; three-legged cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2456], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0861]; three-legged jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2455], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0770]; jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2459], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0137; FSA A.6 04.GN.0193]; jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2460], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0764a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 [(SK-27, p.45)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: left) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2462], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0133]; center) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2463], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see; FSA A.6 04.GN.0760]; right) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2464], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0079; FSA A.6 04.GN.0751]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 [(SK-27, p.46)] reads, "Tepe Giyan, [(ceramic vessels with painted pattern and animal design)]: far left) small jug, 2265 (?) [see N-91, probably inventory number 2465], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0002; FSA A.6 04.GN.0065; FSA A.6 04.GN.0066]; left) small jug, 2266 (?) [see N-91, probably inventory number 2466], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0046]; top right) small jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2226], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0763]; bottom right) small jug, [see N-91, inventory number 2227], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [ see FSA A.6 04.GN.0763]; far right) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2467], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0208]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 [(SK-27, p.47)] reads, "prehistoric pottery: left) jar [from Varamin], [see N-91, inventory number 2468]; right) bowl [from Tepe Giyan], [see N-91, inventory number 2469], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0073]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 [(SK-27, p.48)] reads, "Prehistoric pottery: top left) [ceramic vessel with handle and long spout], [see N-91, inventory number 2470], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0030]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2471], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0029]; center) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2472], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0031]; right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2473], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0034]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 [(SK-27, p.49)] reads, " Prehistoric pottery, objects from Demāvand region, Zūn and Sārūn."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 3: Sketchbook 29

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (24 pages) ; 12.1 cm. x 25.3 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Animals in art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Decoration and ornament
Pottery
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.12.29
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-29 is the twenty-ninth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Harsin (Iran) and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XIX: Antiken III."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "eight small bronzes with [human and animal design], of Luristan type: top center) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0158]; top right) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0158]; bottom left) [see N-89, inventory number 1507], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0160]; bottom center) [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0156]; bottom right) [see N-89, inventory number 900], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0157]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "twelve small bronze animals or birds, Luristan, Harsin type: [see N-89, inventory number 775; inventory number 209; inventory number 901; inventory number 774; inventory number 774], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0150; FSA A.6 04.GN.0156; FSA A.6 04.GN.0157; FSA A.6 04.GN.0159; FSA A.6 04.GN.0160]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "nine small bronze animals, [from] Tepe Giyan and Harsin: [see N-89, inventory number 794; inventory number 790; inventory number 791; inventory number 792; inventory number 1509], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0153; FSA A.6 04.GN.0156; FSA A.6 04.GN.0157; FSA A.6 04.GN.0160; FSA A.6 04.GN.0504]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Tepe Giyan, six bronze pins and a spatula: [see N-91, inventory number 2588], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0242]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "thirteen bronze and silver pins: [see N-91, inventory number 2590; inventory number 2593], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0241; FSA A.6 04.GN.0244]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin: twelve bronze and silver pins and needles: [see N-91, inventory number 2589; inventory number 2594; inventory number 2596; inventory number 2597], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0240; FSA A.6 04.GN.0241; FSA A.6 04.GN.0243; FSA A.6 04.GN.0245]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin, twelve bronze spoons, [pins and nails]: [see N-91, inventory number 2586; inventory number 2592; inventory number 2595; inventory number 2585], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0242; FSA A.6 04.GN.0243]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin, bronze pins, needles: [see N-91, inventory number 2584; inventory number 2591], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0240; FSA A.6 04.GN.0241; FSA A.6 04.GN.0243]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin, silver and copper rings: [see N-91, inventory number 2572; inventory number 2275; inventory number 2574; inventory number 2576; inventory number 2577; inventory number 2573; inventory number 2580; inventory number 2581; inventory number 2582] [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0248; FSA A.6 04.GN.0250]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin: top left) two bullae [(stone seal)], [see N-91, inventory number 2612], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; bottom left) small copper [applique], [see N-91, inventory number 2607], [TG 346], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0489]; center) [crescent-shaped] copper [ornament], [see N-91, inventory number 2609], [TG 332]; right) copper [human figurine], [see N-91, inventory number 2549], [TG], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1098]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Tepe Giyan or Harsin: left) [crescent-shaped] copper [ornament], [see N-91, inventory number 2610]; center top) [small copper applique], [see N-91, inventory number 2607], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0489]; center bottom) , [see N-91, inventory number 2608], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0489]; top right) silver spirals, [see N-91, inventory number 2550; inventory number 2566; inventory number 2567], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0253]; bottom right) silver spirals, [see N-91, inventory number 2274], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0253]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "silver torques: left a) silver rings, [see N-91, inventory number 2568], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0256]; left b) bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2556], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0249]; left c) bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2555], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0251]; left d) , [see N-91, inventory number 2553], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0251]; right a) bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2554], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0251]; right b) bracelet, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0499]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Tepe Giyan: left a) bronze bracelet, [TG], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0249]; left b) silver bracelet, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0499]; left c) silver bracelet, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0499]; right a) metal bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2560], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0399]; right b) metal bracelet, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0399]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Tepe Giyan: top left) silver bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2563], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0247]; top center) silver bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2561], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0247]; top right) silver bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2562], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0247]; bottom left) copper bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2565]; bottom center) bronze bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2569], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0250]; bottom right) silver bracelet, [see N-91, inventory number 2570]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Tepe Giyan: fragments of silver rings and spirals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0257]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Tepe Giyan, four stone or bronze mace heads: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 1], [TG 250], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0502]; center) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 2], [TG 251], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0502]; top right) [see N-89, inventory number 78], [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 9], [Baghdad], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0013]; bottom right) [TG], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0014]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16a reads, "Mace head, iron, [similar to] [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 6], [TG 255], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0014]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Tepe Giyan: three bronze and stone mace handles: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 5], [TG 254], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0014]; center) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 3], [TG 252], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0503]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 4], [TG 253], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0503]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Tepe Giyan: two bronze and stone handles: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2648, 7], [TG 257], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0730]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2648], [TG 258], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0013]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Tepe Giyan: two bronze pick-axes: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2742], [TG 239], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0535; FSA A.6 04.GN.0787]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2746], TG 232 [(TG 233)], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0538]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "bronze [digitated] axe head and handle: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2740], [TG 241], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0544; FSA A.6 04.GN.0791]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2741], [TG 242], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0544; FSA A.6 04.GN.0791]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Tepe Giyan: two bronze ax heads: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2737], [TG 236], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0789; FSA A.6 04.GN.0790]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2736], [TG 236], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0789; FSA A.6 04.GN.0790]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Tepe Giyan: two bronze [hammer]-axes: left) [see N-91, inventory number 2747], [TG 243], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1148]; right) [see N-91, inventory number 2748], [TG 244], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1148]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Tepe Giyan: left) bronze hammer-axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2749], [TG 245], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1148]; right) bronze pick-axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2745], [TG 232], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0538]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Tepe Giyan: left) bronze pick-axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2744], [TG 231], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0786]; right) fragment of bronze axe, [see N-91, inventory number 2752], [TG 247], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1148], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0542]."
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1923: Sketchbook 02

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (29 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Iran
Baghdad (Iraq)
Dāmghān (Iran)
Qum (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Tehran (Iran)
Varamin (Iran)
Date:
1923
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Antiquities
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Description and travel
Excavations (Archaeology)
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Inscriptions, Pahlavi
Pottery
Relief (Sculpture)
Religious buildings
Sassanids
Seals (Numismatics)
Stucco
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.01.02
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-2 is the second 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 Dhuʹl-Kifl (Iran), Baghdad (Iraq), Qara Tepe (Iran), Qum (Iran), Khurha (Iran), and Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch II: Persien, 1923"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "[vicinity of Kufa (Iraq)]: [Sanctuary of] Dhuʹl-Kifl, [Tomb of the Prophet Ezekiel, Minaret of Uljaytu], [Arabic] Inscription, [in Naskhi script] on minaret, upper and lower lines (all that remain), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2704; FSA A.6 04.GN.2705; FSA A.6 04.GN.2706; FSA A.6 04.GN.2710]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 to 5 reads, "Baghdad [(Iraq): Abbasid Palace in the Qal'a], measurements for the plan of the [east] iwan, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2731; FSA A.6 04.GN.2732; FSA A.6 04.GN.2733]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 6 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): left, from Rayy (Iran), barbotine jar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1380]; right, from Damghan (Iran), jar with long spout and [small animal head at starting point of the spout], [see FSA A.6 05.0647], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1379]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): left, center, and right, from Damghan (Iran), three prehistoric cups [silver-grey wares with burnished decoration applied], [see FSA A.6 05.0648]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), all from Damghan (Iran): left, cup of foot; center, jar; right, vase, [all silver-grey vessels of various shapes and profiles], [see FSA A.6 05.0648], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1386]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): enameled glass bowl, probably [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1375]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): two enameled [glass] vases: left, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1368; FSA A.6 04.GN.1369]; right, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1368; FSA A.6 04.GN.1369; FSA A.6 04.GN.1370; FSA A.6 04.GN.1371]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): left, engraved jug [bronze ewer with incised ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1315; FSA A.6 04.GN.1316]; center, inlaid jug [silver and copper-inlaid bronze ewer], inscription Mosuli, 673 H., [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1319; FSA A.6 04.GN.1320]; right, plain jug [bronze ewer without ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1329; FSA A.6 04.GN.1330]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 12 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): right, inlaid copper jug [copper vessel with incised ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1323; FSA A.6 04.GN.1324; FSA A.6 04.GN.1327; FSA A.6 04.GN.1328]; left, inlaid bronze box with maker's name [small engraved bronze chest inscribed with Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1313; FSA A.6 04.GN.1314]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): left) large [silver-Inlaid copper] basin [with figural ornamentation and Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1335]; right), five shallow engraved or inlaid plates or trays, copper, bronze or silver, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1356; FSA A.6 04.GN.1362]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): scale drawing of [bronze ewer with incised ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1315; FSA A.6 04.GN.1316]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): scale drawings of first [bronze], second [silver] and fourth [copper] trays on p.13, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1351; FSA A.6 04.GN.1355; FSA A.6 04.GN.1357]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from the vicinity of] Damghan (Iran): three small jars or cups [silver-grey vessels with burnished linear pattern], [see N-91, inventory number 2828; inventory number 2829; inventory number 2842], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1383]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Damghan (Iran): two jars [silver-grey wares with burnished decoration applied], [see N-91, inventory number 2831; inventory number 2853] [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1385], [see FSA A.6 05.0649]; from Ashraf (Iran): one jug with pattern pressed from textile, [see FSA A.6 05.0648]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): three enameled glass bowls, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1372; FSA A.6 04.GN.1373; FSA A.6 04.GN.1374]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): scale drawing of [bronze] candlestick [with Incised ornamentation], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1312]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "notes on outing to Takht-i Rustam (Iran), south on rim of Shahriyar area; Sept. 23, 1923. Also drawings of two agate inscribed seals (Pahlavi) in Collection of seal stones belonging to Mirza Hajji Abdul-Husain Khan, Tehran."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): profiles of four large copper or bronze trays, engraved."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): left, copper inlaid candlestick, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1311]; right, plain bronze mortar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1309]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): plain spindle candlestick, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1310]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): engraved copper pitcher, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1322; FSA A.6 04.GN.1325]; and oval copper bowl."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): undecorated copper jug, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1326]; cover of beaten copper [vessel], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1366]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran); left, engraved copper flower-pot [mortar], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1331]; right, from Baznagird (Iran), plain copper flower-pot [mortar], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1332]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran): profile of basin; bronze jar with [ring] handles, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1367]; cover of beaten copper vessel."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): top) copper bowl; bottom right) [double-handled] turquoise [faience] blue jar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1381]; bottom left) so-called Sultanabad faience jug, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1382]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Museum of Shah, Tehran (Iran), from Baznagird (Iran): measured drawings of deep engraved bronze bowl with scalloped edge, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1350]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 30 and 31 reads, "Rayy [(Iran)]: left) notes on visit of Oct. 1, 1923; center) [prehistoric] pottery fragments from Cheshmeh 'Ali [Chasman-i-ali Mound:]; right) more notes on Rayy and pottery and itinerary October 2, 1923 from Rayy to Varamin via Firuzabad and Talimabad."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 32 and 33 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)], [Friday Mosque]: south qibla wall of the sanctuary (domed chamber), Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, inscribed on the mihrab], Oct. 2, 1923, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0175; FSA A.6 04.GN.0185; FSA A.6 04.GN.1069; FSA A.6 04.GN.2512; FSA A.6 04.GN.2513; FSA A.6 04.GN.2518]; worker's name and date."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)], [Friday] Mosque: Naskhi building inscription and Kufic panels [two plaques inscribed with an Arabic inscription, located in Friday mosque, large iwan of the domed chamber], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2509; FSA A.6 04.GN.2510]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)], [Friday] Mosque: [large iwan of the domed chamber], Large inscription of iwan of haram; brickwork; [3.10.1923]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34a to 35a reads, "Varamin [(Iran)], [Ala al-Din] Tomb Tower: [Arabic] inscription of Sayyid 'Ala al-din, in Kufic script, [on the triangular flanges], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1937; FSA A.6 04.GN.1938; FSA A.6 04.GN.2520; FSA A.6 04.GN.2521]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)], [Ala al-Din] Tomb Tower: plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0380]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Kuhnagil, near Varamin [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Yahya, son of Imam Musa al-Kazim."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)]: cartouches of Kufic brick and [wall with geometrical ornamentation], Oct. 4, 1923, [see FSA A.6 05.0384]; itinerary from Varamin (Iran) to Qum (Iran)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Varamin [(Iran)]: [on massive rectangular brick] pier bearing dome, brick pattern "hazarbaf," [see FSA A.6 05.0384]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Tell Qara Tepe, en route to Qum (Iran): pottery grave deposits; also [Varamin (Iran)], two Arabic inscriptions, [the bottom one in Friday Mosque, main portal iwan, over the pointed arched entrance], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1930; FSA A.6 04.GN.2506]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "Qum [(Iran)], Tomb of Shah Hamzah [Hamza Mausoleum] with phallic-topped minaret: modern blue tile, Oct. 7, 1923, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2522]; Naskhi inscription on minaret in the old Meidan (madrasa)."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 42 to 45 reads, "Qum [(Iran)], three tombs (Gumbadan-i sabz) [Gunbad-i Sabz]: [plan of Seljuk octogonal brick structures], [see FSA A.6 05.0370]; [Arabic inscription], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2525; FSA A.6 04.GN.2527; FSA A.6 04.GN.2528]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 46 reads, "itinerary from Qum [(Iran)] to Daghun [(Iran)], Oct. 8, 1923; note on Imamzadeh Ja'far [Ali bin Ja'far al-Sadiq Imamzade] on way to Sawah [(Iran)]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "three silver drachmas with Arabic and Pahlavi inscriptions."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 48 reads, "itinerary (Oct. 9, 1923) from Daghun to Paitakht-i Khurramshah via Khurha, Husainabad, Daulatabad, Hajjiabad."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 49 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)], [Seleucid Temple]: face and side of [Ionic column's] capital and cross-section of column, [see FSA A.6 05.0360], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1714; FSA A.6 04.GN.1717; FSA A.6 04.GN.2391]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 50 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)], [Seleucid Temple]: measured drawing of [Ionic] column and base, Oct. 10, 1923, [see FSA A.6 05.0699], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1715; FSA A.6 04.GN.1716]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 51 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)], [Seleucid Temple]: [Ionic] capital and plaster moldings."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 52, 53, and 54 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)]: measurements and sketches for topographical plan of area and ruins, [see FSA A.6 05.0697; FSA A.6 05.0698]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 55 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)], [Seleucid Temple]: measured drawing of [Ionic] column and capitals, [see FSA A.6 05.0697], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0698]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 56, 57, and 58 reads, "Khurha [(Iran)], [Seleucid Temple]: measured drawing of [Ionic] column capitals and blocks, [see FSA A.6 05.0360]."
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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 1899-1962
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.13: Aleppo 3: Sketchbook 34

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (22 pages) ; 11.8 cm. x 25.3 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Syria
Aleppo (Syria)
Ḥamāh (Syria)
Maʻarrat al-Nuʻmān (Syria)
Date:
1914
Topic:
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Decoration and ornament
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Inscriptions, Greek
Religious buildings
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.13.34
Notes:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble,FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook captions and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive
Summary:
- SK-34 is the the thirty-fourth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on inscriptions, archaeological remains, architecture, and decorative motifs related to Aleppo (Syria), Hama (Syria), Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria),
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXXIV: 3 Haleb"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Mosque of al-Sharaf: Mameluke cartouche and entablature, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3470]; Zikki Mosque, inscription and bosse; [unidentified] minaret."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Takkiyya Bairam Baba [(Bahramiyya Mosque)]: entablature and inscription; Mosque of al-Aqsarawi (Zawiya al-Djunsiyya): entablature with Arabic inscription in Naskhi Mameluke script, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3805], inscription; Saqaq Tavil, inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Djami Mawazini [(Mosque al-Mawazini)]: inscriptions and decorative panel."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Djami Mawazini [(Mosque al-Mawazini)]: notes; Qastal Bizzī [(Qastal Sahat Bizza)]: Mameluke blazon, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3228]; Sabil Shaikh Haidari; [Sabil Ali Bay, on fountain wall: Arabic inscription in Naskhi Mameluke script], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3057]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), inscription of Shaikh Masüd; [Mausoleum of Shaikh Faris]: Arabic inscriptions [in Naskhi Ayyubid script], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3149]; Sabil Ali Bay, on fountain wall: Arabic inscription in Naskhi Mameluke script], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3057]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 5 to 8 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), sketch for plan of citadel wall."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), notes on minaret of Mosque of al-Dabbagha al-'Atiqa, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3248; FSA A.6 04.GN.3486]; details Utrush inscription; cartouche [(circular cedallion)] of Bai bogha Saif al-din on Qastal Hammam al-Tall, [see FSA A.6 05.0098]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Farafra Khanqah: notes on mihrab, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3334]; Bab Antakeya: Arabic inscription, in Kufic script, [see FSA A.6 05.0032], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3384; FSA A.6 04.GN.3387]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Farafra Khanqah: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0041; FSA A.6 05.0088]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Farafra Khanqah: plan and details of mihrab, [see FSA A.6 05.0041; FSA A.6 05.0088]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Farafra Khanqah: ornament in vault over entrance portal, [see FSA A.6 05.0017], [FSA A.6 04.GN.3364]; notes on Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, [ FSA A.6 05.0002]; notes on Madrasa al-Firdaus (al-Firdaws), [ FSA A.6 05.0838]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), [Salihin Cemetery], Turbat Ali al-Harawi: notes and inscriptions on lintel of basalt door and basin, [see FSA A.6 05.0102; FSA A.6 05.0103]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3152; FSA A.6 04.GN.3156]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), [Salihin Cemetery], Turbat Ali al-Harawi: plan and elevation of tomb, [see FSA A.6 05.0094; FSA A.6 05.0267; FSA A.6 05.0267; FSA A.6 05.0268; FSA A.6 05.0295], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3151]; and Sabil inscription."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Tawashi fountain: [transcription of Arabic inscription]; Madrasa al-Kamiliyya, [transcription of Arabic inscription]; Maqamat, Mausoleum of Qarasunqur, haram, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3705]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Maqamat, Mausoleum of Qarasunqur: [entrance] portal, cartouche, inscription 703 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Bab Antakeya: measured plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0032]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Great Mosque: Inscription in hall."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 19 to 22 reads, "Aleppo (Syria), Great Mosque, lower tier of northern and western facades of minaret: Arabic inscription bands, in floral Kufic script, [see FSA A.6 05.0038]; [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3217; FSA A.6 04.GN.3219; FSA A.6 04.GN.3220]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "Khan al-Sibl, between Sarmin (Syria) and Ma'arrat al-Nu'man (Syria): plan, elevation, architectural detail, and cartouche, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3366]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "Sarmin (Syria), [Friday] Mosque: plan."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria), [Maqam Nabi Allah Yusha]: [measured elevation of antique column] capitals, [see FSA A.6 05.0204; FSA A.6 05.0206]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 25 and 26 reads, "Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria), [Maqam] Nabi Allah Yusha: plan, elevation of minaret and [antique column] capital, [see FSA A.6 05.0175; FSA A.6 05.0176; FSA A.6 05.0205], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3837]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 27 and 28 reads, "Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria), Great Mosque: details of [fountain], [see FSA A.6 05.0154; FSA A.6 05.0154a]; [architrave with Greek letters in courtyard and haram], [see FSA A.6 05.0331]; two basalt doors, [see FSA A.6 05.0330]; Arabic inscriptions and decorative plaque, [see FSA A.6 05.1359]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 29 and 30 reads, "Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria), Abu al-Fawaris Madrasa: plan, elevation of entrance portal, as well as squinch and architect signature, [see FSA A.6 05.0196; FSA A.6 05.1279; FSA A.6 05.1280], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3833]; [Friday Mosque]: antique capitals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3376]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 31 and 32 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: [cartouche with Arabic inscription, on minaret], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3114; FSA A.6 04.GN.3418]; notes on [wooden] minbar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3112; FSA A.6 04.GN.3117]; notes on window with inscribed architrave, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3116; FSA A.6 04.GN.3409]; Mameluke blason, [see FSA A.6 05.0261a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque, khazna in courtyard: Arabic inscription inscribed on stone column "H," [see FSA A.6 05.1367], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3416a]; and Mameluke cartouche [in Suq] [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3697]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 33 and 34 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Mosque] of al-Hasanain: sketch of room with dome and exterior, [see FSA A.6 05.0084; FSA A.6 05.0085; FSA A.6 05.0258]; Hama (Syria), Great Mosque: Arabic inscription on window C, [see FSA A.6 05.1360], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3118; FSA A.6 04.GN.3421]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Nur al-Din Mosque]: [column base and capital] of Mihrab of Abu al-Fida, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3701], [see FSA A.6 05.0242]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 35 and 36 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Nur al-din Mosque]: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0125]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 37 and 38 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Nur al-din Mosque]: plan, [see FSA A.6 05.0125]; note on minaret of Abu'l fidā Mosque and inscription on capital, [see FSA A.6 05.0242]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Hama (Syria), Djami Nūrī [Nur al-din Mosque], [mihrab]: [arabesque scroll depicting animals and vegetal ornaments], [see FSA A.6 05.0221; FSA A.6 05.0221a; FSA A.6 05.0221b]; Arabic inscriptions, in Naskhi script, [see FSA A.6 05.0241a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "Hama (Syria), [Mosque and Mausoleum of Abu al-Fida]: notes on tomb; sketch of mihrab columns; Arabic inscription [see FSA A.6 05.1366]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 41 and 42 reads, "Hama (Syria), Dj. Nūrī [Nur al-din Mosque], [minbar]: [ornamental border], [see FSA A.6 05.0145], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3704]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "Hama (Syria), Great Mosque, [courtyard]: Mameluke blason above window "C," [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3118]."
Cite as:
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 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks 1923-1931
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.01: Persia, 1924: Sketchbook 08

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Physical description:
Sketchbook : 1 volume (18 pages) ; 12.8 cm. x 25.7 cm
Type:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Dāmghān (Iran)
Hamadān (Iran)
Khark Island (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Date:
1924
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Archaeology
Architectural drawing
Architecture
Art of the Islamic World
Cuneiform inscriptions
Decoration and ornament
Description and travel
Inscriptions
Inscriptions, Arabic
Relief (Sculpture)
Local number:
FSA A.6 02.01.08
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-8 is the eigth 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 Bab Munir (Iran), Bishapur (Iran), Bisutun Site (Iran), Damghan (Iran), Da u Dukhtar (Iran), Hamadan (Iran), Island of Kharg (Iran), Jinjun (Iran), Kurangun (Iran), Ray (Iran), Tulespid (Iran)
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch VIII: Persien, 1924"
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "Jinjun [(Iran)]: column bases [with floral ornamentation], [10.04.1924], [see FSA A.6 05.1182], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2184; FSA A.6 04.GN.2185; FSA A.6 04.GN.2186]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "Kurangun [(Iran)]: sketch of [Elamite] rock reliefs and plan [of the platform], [see FSA A.6 05.0787; FSA A.6 05.1153], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1491; FSA A.6 04.GN.1492; FSA A.6 04.GN.2170]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 3 reads, "Da u Dukhtar [(Iran)]: top) [panoramic] sketch of Tul i Surna, showing location of Da u Dukhtar; bottom) [Arabic] inscription, in Kufic script, commemorating road as well as [Arabic] inscription, in Naskhi script, of 716 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "Da u Dukhtar [(Iran)], [rock-cut] tomb: [facade], elevation, plan [and section], [see FSA A.6 05.0705; FSA A.6 05.0793a; FSA A.6 05.0794], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1523]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "Da u Dukhtar [(Iran)]: [column] capitals and bases, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1525; FSA A.6 04.GN.1527]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "Tulespid [(Iran)]: left) tile with cuneiform inscription and old Elamite stamp; right) itinerary April 14/15, 1924 from Fahliun to aftdasht via Mil-i Azdaba and Baba Munir Imamzadeh."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "left) Bab Munir [(Iran)], tomb [Mir Muhammad Mausoleum]: plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.0217; FSA A.6 05.0364]; right) Arabic inscription on wooden sarcophagus, 896 H.."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: left) Mir Muhammad inscription, [in Nashki script], [on lintel of the entrance door], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2659]; right) sketch of tomb II [southern tomb with relief depicting a single reclining male on a couch], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1726; FSA A.6 04.GN.1727; FSA A.6 04.GN.1730], [see FSA A.6 05.0783]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: plan of tomb II [southern tomb], [see FSA A.6 05.0783]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: details of tomb II [southern tomb], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1729; FSA A.6 04.GN.1737], [see FSA A.6 05.0783]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: ornamental details of tomb II [southern tomb], [see FSA A.6 05.0783]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of tomb I [eastern tomb], [see FSA A.6 05.0784]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: plan and elevation of tomb III (corrected in red with: 9) [eastern tomb], [see FSA A.6 05.0783; FSA A.6 05.0785; FSA A.6 05.0790]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 14 to 23 reads, "Island of Kharg [(Iran)]: sketch plans of sixty-four [rock-cut] tombs, [see FSA A.6 05.0784], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.2396; FSA A.6 04.GN.2397; FSA A.6 04.GN.2399]; elevation of tomb 9."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 24 and 25 reads, "Gannawa [(Iran)], 'gopal', capital (now in Field Museum) and ninth century ornamental details, stone."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "Hamadan [(Iran)]: top) Hebrew inscription on sarcophagus [located in] Esther's tomb [Mausoleum of Esther and Mordecai]; bottom) stone column base."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "left) Bisutun Site [(Iran)]: stone capital; right) three wooden capitals from Pashand (Iran) and Kushkizar (Iran) near Yeni Imam (Iran)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "left) Purdisar [(Iran)], Taliqan: wooden capital; right) Alamut [(Iran)]: sketch plan [of remnants of a fortress perched on rocky heights]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "unidentified plan."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 30 and 31 reads, "Designs of furniture."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 32 and 33 reads, "Shirwan [(Iran)], near Hamadan: Achaemenian stones, brought from Citadel; also parts of stone box, apparently for gold and silver tablets."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 34 reads, "left) Ray [(Iran)]: section of plan of tower where silk textiles allegedly found; right) Damghan [(Iran)]: (partial) plan of building of Sasanian I period."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 35 reads, "Bishapur [(Iran)], Imamzadeh Sayyid Husain: plan and elevation, [see FSA A.6 05.1173]."
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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 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]."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks. 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 2: Sketchbooks 1923-1931
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