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D-1413: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, Middle Register: Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version in 60 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (32.8 cm. x 50.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (37.5 cm. x 57 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1905-1934
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1413

FSA A.06 05.1413
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1413
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24774

D-1419: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, Middle Register, Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version in 60 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (26.5 cm. x 52.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1905-1934
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1419

FSA A.06 05.1419
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform writing  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1419
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24775

D-1421: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, Reconstruction of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version in 39 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (44 cm. x 56 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Dar. N.i R. b."
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1421

FSA A.06 05.1421
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawing's caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1421
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24777

D-1425: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, Middle Register, Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version in 60 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (27 cm. x 51.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "N.i R. b."
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1425

FSA A.06 05.1425
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawing's caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1425
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24778

D-1428: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, Middle Register, Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version in 60 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (32 cm. x 60.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Dar. N.i R. b."
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1428

FSA A.06 05.1428
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawing's caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1428
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24780

D-1469: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Tomb of Darius I, Middle Register: Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version in 60 lines

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (45.5 cm. x 79.4 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1934
Scope and Contents:
Additional information reads, "[Herzfeld's reconstruction goes from line 1 to line 52]."
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1469

FSA A.06 05.1469
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawing's caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1469
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24784

D-1392: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Tansliteration Drawings of "Foundation Inscriptions," DPf, Elamite Version, Inscribed on Southern Terrace Wall

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (9.4 cm. x 13.4 cm.)
1 Drawing (20 cm. x 8 cm.)
1 Drawing (16 cm. x 8.9 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.7 cm. x 8.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (16 cm. x 8.9 cm.)
1 Drawing (13.6 cm. x 9.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.7 cm. x 9.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Southern Terrace Wall
Date:
1931-1934
Scope and Contents:
Additional information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DPf = Darius, Persepolis F: Elamite, 24 lines, on the south retaining wall of the palace."
Additional information from Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions reads, "The architectural activities in Persepolis started soon after 519 B.C. ...and continued until Alexander's arrival in 330 B.C.. The structures -and hence the cuneiform inscriptions- of Persepolis were thus created in the space of nearly two hundred years. The original approach to the Persepolis platform was from the south, but Xerxes blocked that entry when he finished the north-western stairway. Not far from the original southern stairway, Darius the Great had carved, on a single block, four cuneiform texts (DPd and DPe in Old Persian, DPf in Elamite, and DPg in Babylonian). These serve as the 'foundation inscriptions' of Persepolis." [Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions; Portfolio I: Plates i-xlviii. Old Persian Inscriptions of the Persepolis platform. Edited by A. Shapur Shahbazi. Published by Lund Humphries, London, 1985. Pp.15-16."]
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1392

FSA A.06 05.1392
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Transliteration on drawing paper related primarly to the excavation of Persepolis, initiated by Ernst Herzfeld in early March 1931, under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Cuneiform writing  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1392
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24845
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D-1393: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Tansliteration Drawings of "Foundation Inscriptions", DPe, Old Persian Version in 24 lines, Inscribed on Southern Terrace Wall

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (12.2 cm. x 17.3 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.9 cm. x 9.6 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.9 cm. x 9.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (9.3 cm. x 14.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (14 cm. x 6.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.6 cm. x 9.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (15.3 cm. x 7.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Southern Terrace Wall
Date:
1931-1934
Scope and Contents:
Additional information from Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions reads, "The architectural activities in Persepolis started soon after 519 B.C. ...and continued until Alexander's arrival in 330 B.C.. The structures -and hence the cuneiform inscriptions- of Persepolis were thus created in the space of nearly two hundred years. The original approach to the Persepolis platform was from the south, but Xerxes blocked that entry when he finished the north-western stairway. Not far from the original southern stairway, Darius the Great had carved, on a single block, four cuneiform texts (DPd and DPe in Old Persian, DPf in Elamite, and DPg in Babylonian). These serve as the 'foundation inscriptions' of Persepolis." [Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions; Portfolio I: Plates i-xlviii. Old Persian Inscriptions of the Persepolis platform. Edited by A. Shapur Shahbazi. Published by Lund Humphries, London, 1985. Pp.15-16."]
Additional information from staff reads, "[Herzfeld's drawing transliterating the upper left side of the inscription is missing]."
Arrangement:
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers.
Local Numbers:
D-1393

FSA A.06 05.1393
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Transliteration on drawing paper related primarly to the excavation of Persepolis, initiated by Ernst Herzfeld in early March 1931, under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings
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.06 05.1393
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24846
Online Media:

Travel Journals

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (Travel journals, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Diaries
Place:
Asia
Europe
Croatia
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Turkey
Aleppo (Syria)
Baghdad (Iraq)
Damascus (Syria)
Dāmghān (Iran)
Estakhr (Extinct city)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Hamadān (Iran)
Ḥamāh (Syria)
Ḥimṣ (Syria)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Khark Island (Iran)
Maʻarrat al-Nuʻmān (Syria)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Ṭūs (Iran)
Date:
1905-1928
1905-1929
Scope and Contents:
The travel journals are in Herzfeld's handwriting in German. They have been transliterated into typed versions of which each page is faced by a xerox copy of the original, showing sketches and inscriptions.
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 1: Travel journals, 1905-1928" is composed of eight travel journals which contain descriptions of plant and animal life, as well as comments on the countless people Herzfeld encountered, their economic and their social activities. The journals also contain descriptions of the practical daily problems of travel, especially with a caravan; the dreams or nightmares he experienced on sleepless nights; and a great variety of thoughts on politics, people or history which crossed his mind during the sometimes tedious hours of travel. Finally facts with archaeological significance in the narrow sense of ruins, buildings and artifacts, as well as topographical notes for the preparation of maps, were noted to be ultimately incorporated in subsequent finished studies.
- FSA A.6 01.01, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-47", provides first an account of a trip (October 25 to November 19, 1928) to Khurramabad (Iran) in which Herzfeld accompanied Reza Shah, and second an account of a trip (February 17 to March 19, 1929) from Tehran (Iran) to Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran).
- FSA A.6 01.02, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-81", provides an account of an expedition (September 2 to November 18, 1905) from Assur (Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran) ("Von Kalat Schergat nach Schiraz, 1905").
- FSA A.6 01.03, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-82", provides an account of an expedition (November 23 to January 03, 1906) from Shiraz (Iran) to Constantinople (Turkey) ("Von Schiraz nach Teheran und Constantinopel, 1905").
- FSA A.6 01.04, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-83", provides an account of an expedition (February 14 to November 14, 1923) from Berlin to Pasargadae (Iran) ("Tagebuch. Persien I, 1923").
- FSA A.6 01.05, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-84", provides an account of an expedition (November 15, 1923 to April 30, 1924) from Pasargadae (Iran) to bushire (Iran) ("Tagebuch. Persien II, 1923-1924").
- FSA A.6 01.06, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "N-85", provides an account of an expedition (December 1, 1923 to March 21, 1924) from Kabul (Afghanistan) to Mashhad (Iran) ("Afghanistan -Ostpersien I, 1924-1925").
- FSA A.6 01.07, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "S-7", provides first an account of a roundtrip (June 3 to June 29, 1911) Samarra (Iraq) - Sulaimaniya (Iraq), and second an account of a trip (September 12 to September 19, 1911) from Balad (Iraq) to Seleucia - Ctesiphon ("Samarra Tagebuch 2, Reise nach Sulaymānīyah und nach Ktesiphon Baghdad").
- FSA A.6 01.08, on which Joseph Upton's classification mentions "S-10", provides an account of an expedition (July 8 to August 27, 1913) from Samarra (Iran) to Asadabad (Hamadan, Iran) ("Tagebuch der Rückreise von Samarra 1913").
Arrangement:
In the original arrangement of the Ernst Herzfeld Archive, Travel Journals were included in a larger body of diverse material acknowledged by Ernst Herzfeld as his study collection. In the early 1970s, Joseph Upton, for research purpose, rearranged the collection and created a specific series (Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 1: Travel Journals, 1905-1928) for eight travel journals. For some reason, Upton has given these journals an accession number related to the series he created for the notebooks (Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 3: Notebooks, 1904-1946, 1957, n.d.) and for the Samarra material (Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 7: Records of Samarra Expeditions, 1906-1945), probably following Herzfeld's original organization.
Biographical / Historical:
- "Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
General:
It is impractical to include in the Index the name of every person or place mentioned in the Journals. These were essentially short-hand notes intended to remind Herzfeld of facts to be incorporated in subsequent finished studies. Many of the items, especially in N-81 and N-82, are topographical notes for the preparation of maps. Herzfeld tended to note everything he saw and heard, so the Journals contain descriptions of plant and animal life, as well as comments on the countless people he encountered, their economic and their social activities. The Journals also contain descriptions of the practical daily problems of travel, especially with a caravan; the dreams or nightmares he experienced on sleepless nights; and a great variety of thoughts on politics, people or history which crossed his mind during the sometimes tedious hours of travel. He even includes snatches of poetry.

The items entered in the Index are, therefore, primarily those of archaeological significance in the narrow sense of ruins, buildings and artifacts, especially if Herzfeld inserted a sketch. He was accustomed on these exploratory trips to supplement the Journals with comprehensive photographic record (see the inventory to the photographic File) and sketchbooks (see the inventory to the sketchbooks).

The circumstances under which the Journals were written often led to inconsistencies in the spelling which was sometimes again modified in printed texts. It might also be mentioned that there are differences in the transliteration of Near Eastern script according to the French, German or English systems, not to speak of the "personal" systems sometimes adopted by writers in the field. Since Herzfeld published in all three languages, all three systems occur in the catalogues of the collection; but I am confident that that fact will cause no particular hardship for scholars.
- Travel journals titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's handwritten sketchbooks captions and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series 1: Travel Journals, 1905-1928."
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 1
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
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Diaries
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, Series 1
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Sketchbooks

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
35 Items (Sketchbooks, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Europe
Croatia
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Turkey
Aleppo (Syria)
Baghdad (Iraq)
Damascus (Syria)
Dāmghān (Iran)
Estakhr (Extinct city)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Hamadān (Iran)
Ḥamāh (Syria)
Ḥimṣ (Syria)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Khark Island (Iran)
Maʻarrat al-Nuʻmān (Syria)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Ray (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Ṭūs (Iran)
Date:
1923-1931
undated
Scope and Contents:
All notes are in German.
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks, 1923-1931," which is composed of 35 sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), is organized into thirteen subseries and covers Herzfeld's travels and surveys of the most major archaeological sites in Persia, Mesopotamia and Northern Syria, from 1923 to 1931. It also covers the field activities at Pasargadae (Spring 1928) and of the Persepolis Expedition (1931).
- FSA A.6 02.01, which includes eight sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII, and VIII), covers Herzfeld's travels and surveys of the most major archaeological sites in Persia from 1923 to 1924.
- FSA A.6 02.02, which includes three sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher IX, X, and XI), provides a succinct but seemingly comprehensive view of the site of Pasargadae where Herzfeld formal excavations only occupied twenty-eight days in April and May 1928.
- FSA A.6 02.03, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XII), in part covers Herzfeld's years of travel and survey of most major archaeological sites in eastern Iran (Khorasan, Persia) in 1925.
- FSA A.6 02.04, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XIII), in part covers Herzfeld's years of travel and survey of most major archaeological sites in eastern Iran (Sistan-Quhistan, Persia) in 1925.
- FSA A.6 02.05, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XIV), provides records of Herzfeld's observations related to Isfahan (Iran), Kerman (Iran), Na'in (Iran), and Saweh (Iran).
- FSA A.6 02.06, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XV), provides records of Herzfeld's observations during a campaign of excavation at Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran) and Sistan (Iran), carried out in February and March 1929.
- FSA A.6 02.07, which includes seven sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher XVI, XVII, XVIII, XIX, XX, XXI,and XXII), covers the field activities of the Persepolis Expedition, including excavations at Istakhr (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), and the terrace complex of Persepolis (Iran). The archaeological work was initiated by Professor Ernst Herzfeld in Spring 1931, until he was removed from his position as expedition director at the end of 1934.
- FSA A.6 02.08, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XXIII), provides records of Herzfeld's observations on archaeological remains related to Split (Croatia).
- FSA A.6 02.09, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XXIV), provides records of measurements for topographical maps with calculations related to Firuzabad (Iran), Khurha (Iran), Pasargadae (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), and Persepolis (Iran).
- FSA A.6 02.10, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XXV), provides records of Herzfeld's observations on archaeological remains and prehistoric artifacts related to Nineveh (Iraq), Ur (Iraq), Samarra (Iraq), Hamadan (Iran), Harsin (Iran), Kermanshah (Iran), and Shiraz (Iran).
- FSA A.6 02.11, which includes one sketchbook (Skizzenbüch XXVI), provides records of Herzfeld's observations on archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs, some from the Hahn Collection.
- FSA A.6 02.12, which includes five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher XXVII, XXVIII, XXIX, XXX, and XXXI), provides records of Herzfeld's observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to several archaeological sites in Persia and Mesopotamia, as well as to the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran) in particular.
- FSA A.6 02.13, which includes four sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher XXXII, XXXIII, XXXIV, and XXXV), provides records of Herzfeld's observations on inscriptions, archaeological remains, architecture, and decorative motifs related to Aleppo (Syria), Damascus (Syria), Hama (Syria), Hims (Syria), and Ma'arat al-Nu'man (Syria).
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks
Arrangement:
Sketchbooks, housed in five document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into thirteen subdivisions.
Biographical / Historical:
- "Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 02
General:
- Sketchbooks titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publications, handwritten sketchbooks captions and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series 2: Sketchbooks, 1923-1931, n.d.."
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
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
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, Series 2
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Notebooks

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Ledgers)
Type:
Archival materials
Notebooks
Ledgers (account books)
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Syria
Turkey
Date:
1904-1946
1957
1899-1946
undated
Scope and Contents:
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 3: Notebooks" is composed of 131 folders including a large variety of locations, names, topics, genres, and languages. As of today, only four inventories of objects (ledgers) have been digitized and are available online.
- FSA A.6 03.089 consists of an inventory book to which Ernst Herzfeld recorded archaeological remains, prehistoric artifacts and antiquities collected, acquired, or observed in several cities throughout Mesopotamia and Persia in 1923 and 1924.
- FSA A.6 03.090 consists of an inventory book which supplies an abbreviated and corrected version of FSA A.6 03.089 and a continuation of N-91.
- FSA A.6 03.091 consists of an inventory book which is a continuation of FSA A.6 03.089. Herzfeld added an inventory of objects collected, acquired, or observed in several cities throughout Persia in 1926 and 1927, 1929, and finally 1932 and 1933.
- FSA A.6 03.092 consists of an inventory book which displays two separate inventories of objects. The first list comprises a finds journal from the session of excavations at Pasargadae, carried out by Herzfeld and Krefter in April and May 1928. The second list, without dates, enumerates prehistoric artifacts and antiquities collected, acquired, or observed in Baghdad, Hamadan, Harsin, Kermanshah, Nihavand, Tehran, and possibly Ur.
Arrangement:
Notebooks, ledgers, notes, and sketches, housed in document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into 131 subdivisions.
Biographical / Historical:
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 03
General:
- Notebooks titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series 3: Notebooks 1904-1946, 1957, n.d. ."
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
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notebooks
Ledgers (account books)
Sketches
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, Series 3
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Photo File 2: "Pre-Achaemenian, Pasargadae, Naqsh-i Rustam, Istakhr"

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes
1 Volume (225 cyanotype prints, b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Cyanotypes
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Shīrāz (Iran)
Date:
1904-1946
Scope and Contents:
The abbreviations used in captions of published photos are:

AHI--Archaeological History of Iran, Herzfeld

AMI--Archaeologische Mitteilungen aus Iran, Herzfeld

Frye--The Heritage of Iran, R.N.Frye

IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld

TA--Am Tor von Asien, Herzfeld
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 2", which was arranged by Ernst Herzfeld, provides 225 cyanotype prints (blueprints) related to archaeological sites and rock relief inscriptions and sculptures at Bisutun site (Iran), Jinjun (Iran), Kurangun (Iran), Sarpul (Iran), Dukkan i Daud (Iran), Sahna (Iran), Sardasht (Iran), Nurabad (Iran) and the ruins of Mil-i Azhdaha tower (Iran), Kaleh-i Safid (Iran), Qasr-i Abu Nasr (Iran), Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Istakhr (Iran), and Pasargadae (Iran).
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "The prints are from three sources: (1) those from glass negatives; (2) those from cut film; and (3) those for which there are no negatives. The Archive contains Herzfeld's glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 3850. Of most of these he had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories, irrespective of the number on the negative. These formed the nucleus for the preparation of the Photo Files. The 16 binders of blueprints have been replaced by Photo Files, Nos. 1-16. The prints in each File are arranged in the same order as the blueprints; and the number of the negative is enclosed in parentheses. Following a brief identification, is a reference to the place where the print has been published, if that is the case and such publication has been located."
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 2" is composed of 225 cyanotype prints (blueprints), made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.2169; FSA a.6 04.GN.1490; FSA a.6 04.GN.1492; FSA a.6 04.GN.1491; FSA a.6 04.GN.2170; FSA a.6 04.GN.2171; FSA a.6 04.GN.2172; FSA a.6 04.GN.2173; FSA a.6 04.GN.2174; FSA a.6 04.GN.2175; FSA a.6 04.GN.1495; FSA a.6 04.GN.1493; FSA a.6 04.GN.1494; FSA a.6 04.GN.1496; FSA a.6 04.GN.1498; FSA a.6 04.GN.1499; FSA a.6 04.GN.1497; FSA a.6 04.GN.1500; FSA a.6 04.GN.1505; FSA a.6 04.GN.1501; FSA a.6 04.GN.1502; FSA a.6 04.GN.1503; FSA a.6 04.GN.1504; FSA a.6 04.GN.2176; FSA a.6 04.GN.2177; FSA a.6 04.GN.1506; FSA a.6 04.GN.1507; FSA a.6 04.GN.1508; FSA a.6 04.GN.1509; FSA a.6 04.GN.1510; FSA a.6 04.GN.1511; FSA a.6 04.GN.1512; FSA a.6 04.GN.1514; FSA a.6 04.GN.1513; FSA a.6 04.GN.1515; FSA a.6 04.GN.1516; FSA a.6 04.GN.1517; FSA a.6 04.GN.1007; FSA a.6 04.GN.1518; FSA a.6 04.GN.1178; FSA a.6 04.GN.0985; FSA a.6 04.GN.1008; FSA a.6 04.GN.2178; FSA a.6 04.GN.1520; FSA a.6 04.GN.1521; FSA a.6 04.GN.1522; FSA a.6 04.GN.1523; FSA a.6 04.GN.1527; FSA a.6 04.GN.1525; FSA a.6 04.GN.1524; FSA a.6 04.GN.1526; FSA a.6 04.GN.1519; FSA a.6 04.GN.1528; FSA a.6 04.GN.0300; FSA a.6 04.GN.0298; FSA a.6 04.GN.1529; FSA a.6 04.GN.1530; FSA a.6 04.GN.0299; FSA a.6 04.GN.0416; FSA a.6 04.GN.1531; FSA a.6 04.GN.1534; FSA a.6 04.GN.1535; FSA a.6 04.GN.1014; FSA a.6 04.GN.0413; FSA a.6 04.GN.1163; FSA a.6 04.GN.0419; FSA a.6 04.GN.0474; FSA a.6 04.GN.0460; FSA a.6 04.GN.0301; FSA a.6 04.GN.0302; FSA a.6 04.GN.0265; FSA a.6 04.GN.2212; FSA a.6 04.GN.2213; FSA a.6 04.GN.0449; FSA a.6 04.GN.0448; FSA a.6 04.GN.1543; FSA a.6 04.GN.2204; FSA a.6 04.GN.2205; FSA a.6 04.GN.1541; FSA a.6 04.GN.1542; FSA a.6 04.GN.2206; FSA a.6 04.GN.2207; FSA a.6 04.GN.2208; FSA a.6 04.GN.2209; FSA a.6 04.GN.2210; FSA a.6 04.GN.2211; FSA a.6 04.GN.2202; FSA a.6 04.GN.2201; FSA a.6 04.GN.2199; FSA a.6 04.GN.2200; FSA a.6 04.GN.2203; FSA a.6 04.GN.0294; FSA a.6 04.GN.0296; FSA a.6 04.GN.1009; FSA a.6 04.GN.0417; FSA a.6 04.GN.0997; FSA a.6 04.GN.1540; FSA a.6 04.GN.1539; FSA a.6 04.GN.2198; FSA a.6 04.GN.0471; FSA a.6 04.GN.0468; FSA a.6 04.GN.0454; FSA a.6 04.GN.2191; FSA a.6 04.GN.2190; FSA a.6 04.GN.1536; FSA a.6 04.GN.1537; FSA a.6 04.GN.0457; FSA a.6 04.GN.0467; FSA a.6 04.GN.2189; FSA a.6 04.GN.0957; FSA a.6 04.GN.2194; FSA a.6 04.GN.1157; FSA a.6 04.GN.2193; FSA a.6 04.GN.1161; FSA a.6 04.GN.0418; FSA a.6 04.GN.2192; FSA a.6 04.GN.1190; FSA a.6 04.GN.2195; FSA a.6 04.GN.2196; FSA a.6 04.GN.2197; FSA a.6 04.GN.1179; FSA a.6 04.GN.0981; FSA a.6 04.GN.0980; FSA a.6 04.GN.0982; FSA a.6 04.GN.0453; FSA a.6 04.GN.0470; FSA a.6 04.GN.0276; FSA a.6 04.GN.0451; FSA a.6 04.GN.0275; FSA a.6 04.GN.0277; FSA a.6 04.GN.0455; FSA a.6 04.GN.0272; FSA a.6 04.GN.0988; FSA a.6 04.GN.0412; FSA a.6 04.GN.1538; FSA a.6 04.GN.0466; FSA a.6 04.GN.0415; FSA a.6 04.GN.0459; FSA a.6 04.GN.0297; FSA a.6 04.GN.0295; FSA a.6 04.GN.1187; FSA a.6 04.GN.0458; FSA a.6 04.GN.0278; FSA a.6 04.GN.0452; FSA a.6 04.GN.0450; FSA a.6 04.GN.0491; FSA a.6 04.GN.0462; FSA a.6 04.GN.0463; FSA a.6 04.GN.1117; FSA a.6 04.GN.0469; FSA a.6 04.GN.0465; FSA a.6 04.GN.0464; FSA a.6 04.GN.0456; FSA a.6 04.GN.0409; FSA a.6 04.GN.0410; FSA a.6 04.GN.1533; FSA a.6 04.GN.1532; FSA a.6 04.GN.1119; FSA a.6 04.GN.1006; FSA a.6 04.GN.1160; FSA a.6 04.GN.2215; FSA a.6 04.GN.2216; FSA a.6 04.GN.2217; FSA a.6 04.GN.2214; FSA a.6 04.GN.1545; FSA a.6 04.GN.1547; FSA a.6 04.GN.1546; FSA a.6 04.GN.1544; FSA a.6 04.GN.1548; FSA a.6 04.GN.1549; FSA a.6 04.GN.1550; FSA a.6 04.GN.1551; FSA a.6 04.GN.1468; FSA a.6 04.GN.1468a; FSA a.6 04.GN.0422; FSA a.6 04.GN.0308; FSA a.6 04.GN.0307; FSA a.6 04.GN.0326; FSA a.6 04.GN.2240; FSA a.6 04.GN.2241; FSA a.6 04.GN.0268; FSA a.6 04.GN.1564; FSA a.6 04.GN.1567; FSA a.6 04.GN.1568; FSA a.6 04.GN.1565; FSA a.6 04.GN.1566; FSA a.6 04.GN.0964; FSA a.6 04.GN.2242; FSA a.6 04.GN.2243; FSA a.6 04.GN.1186; FSA a.6 04.GN.1185; FSA a.6 04.GN.1184; FSA a.6 04.GN.1183; FSA a.6 04.GN.1182; FSA a.6 04.GN.1181; FSA a.6 04.GN.1180; FSA a.6 04.GN.1062; FSA a.6 04.GN.1061; FSA a.6 04.GN.1060; FSA a.6 04.GN.1059; FSA a.6 04.GN.1058; FSA a.6 04.GN.1057; FSA a.6 04.GN.1056; FSA a.6 04.GN.1055; FSA a.6 04.GN.1054; FSA a.6 04.GN.1053; FSA a.6 04.GN.1052; FSA a.6 04.GN.1051; FSA a.6 04.GN.1050; FSA a.6 04.GN.0421; FSA a.6 04.GN.0420; FSA a.6 04.GN.0411; FSA a.6 04.GN.2179; FSA a.6 04.GN.2180; FSA a.6 04.GN.2182; FSA a.6 04.GN.2184; FSA a.6 04.GN.2181; FSA a.6 04.GN.2185; FSA a.6 04.GN.2186; FSA a.6 04.GN.2187; FSA a.6 04.GN.2188; FSA a.6 04.GN.2183; FSA a.6 04.GN.2249; FSA a.6 04.GN.2250; FSA a.6 04.GN.2251; FSA a.6 04.GN.2252."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Pre-Achaemenian, Pasargadae, Naqsh-i Rustam, Istakhr (Cyanotypes File 2)
Arrangement:
- Of most of his 3,890 glass negatives, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he arranged in 16 binders irrespective of the number on the negative. In addition to the 16 blueprint binders, he assembled 5 albums including two from the Samarra series labelled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II." The remainder of the photographs, from glass negatives and from cut films, sometimes identified by Herzfeld, were printed en masse for study purpose (labelled by Upton as duplicate prints) and which are, for the most part, unpublished. For his own research, Herzfeld also collected prints from many sources. Of those there are no negatives. Finally, in early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 14 additional files in excess of the 21 existing files arranged by Herzfeld himself. The eight remaining files, File 35 to File 42, are made of duplicate prints provided by the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
Local Numbers:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 2

FSA A.6 04.CY.02
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on 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
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Animals in art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Inscriptions, Aramaic  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Natural landscapes  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Cyanotypes
Photographic prints
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, Subseries 4.2
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Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
393 Items (Squeezes, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iraq
Iran
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Date:
1911-1934
undated
Scope and Contents:
The references to N- and SK-refer to Notebooks and Sketchbooks in the Collection. The squeezes are divided into Arabic script, Middle Persian and Cuneiform. The number of the squeeze comes first, followed by the negative number, when a photographic negative exists.
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Arabic language reads, "100 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Bistam (Iran), Congregational Mosque, 1 Inscription in Floral Kufic Script, 5 items. Isfahan (Iran), Tomb in Imamzada Ismail Mausoleum and Tomb in Masjid-i ʿAli, 4 inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 4 items. Kale i Khosrawi (Iran), unidentified building, 1 Inscription in Kufic Script, 1 item. Pasargadae (Iran), Mausoleum of Cyrus the Great, Mashhad-i-Madar-i-Suleiman, 9 inscriptions, 20 items. Pasargadae (Iran), Gate R (Palace with the Relief), 1 inscription, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 5 Inscriptions, in Kufic and Naskhi Script, 6 items. Rayy (Iran), Tughril Mausoleum, 1 Inscription, 1 item. al-Dūr (Iraq), Mausoleum Imām al-Dūr, 1 inscription, 1 item. Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), Balkuwārā Palace, 1 sgraffito, 1 item. Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), unidentified building, 1 inscription, 4 items. Shiraz (Iran), Khatun Mausoleum, 2 inscriptions, in Naskhi Script, 2 items. Shiraz (Iran), Shāh Dāʿi, 3 inscriptions, 3 items. Sunghur (Iran), unidentified gravestone, 2 inscriptions, in Kufic Script, 4 items. Taq-i Bustan (Iran), Sassanid Rock Reliefs, 3 inscriptions, 4 items. Tus (Iran), Haruniya Mausoleum, 4 inscriptions, 10 items. Miscellaneous objects, 33 items related to unidentified Arabic inscriptions on diverse objects and 1 item related to unidentified Cuneiform inscription."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes in Cuneiform writing reads, "129 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran), Tomb of Darius I, 3 inscriptions, DNb: Old Persian Version, 30 items; Akkadian Version, 30 items; Elamite Version, 9 items. Persepolis (Iran), Southern Terrace Wall, 4 "Foundation Inscriptions," DPd: Old Persian Version, 5 items, DPe: Old Persian Version, 7 items, DPf: Elamite Version, 7 items, DPg: Akkadian Version, 8 items. Persepolis (Iran), Apadana, 1 Inscription, XPba, Old Persian Version, 7 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 4 Inscriptions, XPca: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 3 items; XPcb: Old Persian, Akkadian, and Elamite Version, 5 items; A3Pb: Old Persian Version, 3 items; DPa?: Elamite Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Hadish, 1 Inscription, XPd(west): Old Persian Version, 1 item. Persepolis (Iran), Palace H, 1 Inscription, A3Pc: Old Persian Version, 4 items. Persepolis (Iran), unidentified, 1 Inscription, XPb? or XPd?: Akkadian Version, 2 items. Sarpul (Iran), Rock Relief depicting Triumph of Annubanini, 1 inscription, Akkadian version, 1 item. Bonze tablets, 'Abdadana Tablet', 3 items; unidentified tablet, 2 items."
- Additional information related to paper squeezes from the Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli (Iraq) reads, "164 paper squeezes taken at the following archaeological sites: Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 98 items. Paikuli (Iraq), 1 inscription, Parthian version, 63 items. . Paikuli (Iraq), Unidentified inscription, Unidentified version, 2 items. Persepolis (Iran), Tachara, 1 inscription, Middle-Persian version, 1 item."
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized into three subdivisions: FSA A.6 06.A, 100 items, inscriptions in Arabic language. FSA A.6 06.C, 129 items, inscriptions in Cuneiform writing. FSA A.6 06.M, 164 items, Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions.
Biographical / Historical:
"Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879-1948) was an orientalist whose many talents led him to explore all phases of Near Eastern culture, from the prehistoric period to Islamic times and from linguistics and religion to art and architecture." [Margaret Cool Root, 1976: "The Herzfeld Archive of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 11, pp. 119-124."]
Local Numbers:
FSA A.06 6
General:
- For the Arabic inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Iran in the Ancient East. Archaeological Studies Presented in the Lowell Lectures at Boston. London: Oxford University Press, 1941," and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
- For the Cuneiform inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on the publication, "Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum; Part I, Inscriptions of Ancient Iran; Vol. I, The Old Persian Inscriptions; Portfolio I: Plates i-xlviii. Old Persian Inscriptions of the Persepolis platform. Edited by A. Shapur Shahbazi. Published by Lund Humphries, London, 1985;" and Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
- For the Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions, titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publication, "Paikuli: Monument and Inscription of the Early History of the Sasanian Empire; Berlin: D. Reimer, 1924;" Helmut Humbach and Prods O. Skjærvø's publication, "The Sassanian Inscription of Paikuli; Supplement to Herzfeld's Paikuli. Wiesbaden: Reichert, 1980;" and Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Series VI: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
For the Arabic inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to several archaeological campaigns carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in the Middle East, from 1908 to 1934.
For the Cuneiform inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to a trial excavation at Persepolis and several nearby sites carried out by Ernst Herzfeld from December 1923 through March 1924 as well as an excavation campaign carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in Persepolis under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, from 1931 to 1934.
For the Middle-Persian and Parthian inscriptions, Paper squeezes related primarly to three expeditions to Paikuli (Iraq), in 1911, 1913, and 1923, as well as an excavation campaign carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in Persepolis and several nearby sites, from December 1923 through March 1924.
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
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Elamite  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Inscriptions, Parthian  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Textile design  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, Series 6
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SQ 1: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines. 1--6, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-1
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 5053, bottom and 5038.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R I."
- 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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 1. ([neg.] 5053, bottom, and [neg.] 5038) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-6, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 1: Lines 1-6, top left edge."
- 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 Achaemenid 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-001

FSA A.6 06.C001
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.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  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.C001
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SQ 2: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7--12, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-2
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 5058, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "5."
- 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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 2. ([neg.] 5058, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7-12, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 2: Lines 7-12, second from top, left edge."
- 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 Achaemenid 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-002

FSA A.6 06.C002
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.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  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.C002
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SQ 3: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13--18, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-3
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 5049, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "7."
- 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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 3. ([neg.] 5049, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13-18, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 3: Lines 13-18, third from top, left edge."
- 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 Achaemenid 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-003

FSA A.6 06.C003
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.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  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.C003
See more items in:
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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
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10259

SQ 4: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 21--26, right

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, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-4
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 5055, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "4."
- 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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 4. ([neg.] 5055, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 21-26, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 4: Lines 21-26, fourth from top, right edge."
- 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-004

FSA A.6 06.C004
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:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
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.C004
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Archival Repository:
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SQ 5: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25--32, left

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 29 in. (55.9 cm. x 73.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-5
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 5063.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "13."
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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 5. ([neg.] 5063) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25-32, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 5: Lines 25-32, fifth from top, left edge."
- 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-005

FSA A.6 06.C005
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.C005
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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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SQ 6: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1--7, middle

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 29 in. (55.9 cm. x 73.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-6
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 5054.
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."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 6. ([neg.] 5054) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-7, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 6: Lines 1-7, 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-006

FSA A.6 06.C006
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.C006
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:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10265

SQ 7: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 8--13, middle

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:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10267

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