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Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 22 in.x 28 in. (55.9 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-7
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5052 and 5047.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R 4."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 7. ([neg.] 5052 and [neg.] 5047) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 8-13, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 7: Lines 8-13, second from top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-007 FSA A.6 06.C007
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C007
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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