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Ernst Herzfeld Papers

Topic:
Papyrus
Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Extent:
150 Linear feet (circa 30,000 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
Place:
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Persepolis (Iran)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Syria
Date:
1903-1947
Summary:
An outstanding scholar in the field of Iranian studies, Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948) explored all phases of Near Eastern culture from the prehistoric period to Islamic times. This collection documents Herzfeld's excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo and includes correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Papers (1899--1962) of German born archaeologist Ernst Emil Herzfeld (1879--1948), a preeminent scholar of Near Eastern and Iranian studies. The collection measures 150 linear feet (circa 30,000 items) and documents Herzfeld's work as a pioneer in the field and sheds light on his excavations at Samarra, Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Aleppo. Formats include correspondence; field notebooks; drawings; sketchbooks; inventories of objects; "squeeze" copies of architectural details; and photographs.
Arrangement:
This collection is organized into seven series.

Series 1: Travel journals

Series 2: Sketchbooks

Series 3: Notebooks

Series 4: Photographic files 1-42

Series 5: Drawings and maps

Series 6: Squeezes

Series 7: Samarra Expedition
Biographical / Historical:
The Ernst Herzfeld Papers document the career of Ernst Herzfeld (1879--1948), a German architect, archaeologist, and historian of Islamic and Pre-Islamic studies. After training as an architect he studied archaeology under Delitzch from 1903 to 1906 at the excavations at Assur in Mesopotamia. A student of Latin, Greek, Arabic, Persian, Turkish, and Hebrew, Herzfeld received a doctorate in Humanistic Studies at universities in Munich and Berlin in 1907. His work with Friedrich Sarre to survey the monuments of the Tigris-Euphrates valleys resulted in landmark studies in architectural history, published in 1911 and 1920.

In 1920 Herzfeld was appointed to the chair of Historical Geography in Berlin and began his excavation at Samarra. Herzfeld's work there led to a six-volume publication. He published widely throughout his life on the sources of Islamic architecture and ornament, including the Royal Palace at Persepolis.

From 1934 until the end of his life Herzfeld spent his time producing many books and articles, lecturing, and working at the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton (1936--1945.) Many of his works continue to be published post-humously.

1879 July 23 -- Born in Celle, Germany.

1897 -- Received diploma from Joachimsthaler Gymnasium, Berlin.

1897-circa 1898 -- Fulfilled military service.

circa 1899 -- Studied architecture at the Technical University and Assyriology, art history, and philosophy at the Friedrich-Wilhems Universität in Berlin.

1903 -- Passed exam in structural engineering.

1903-1905 -- Assistant to Walter Andrae (1875-1956) in Assur.

1905-1906 -- Traveled throughout Iran and Iraq.

1907 -- Excavation in Cilicia. Passed oral exam in February. Awarded doctorate in Humanistic Studies by Friedrich-Wilhems Universtät zu Berlin. After receiving Ph.D. traveled extensively in Syria and Iraq with Friedrich Sarre, director of the Islamic Museum in Berlin.

1910 -- Herzfeld and Sarre jointly publish, Iranische Felsreliefs (Berlin, 1910).

1911-1913 -- Field Director under direction of Sarre during expedition to Samarra.

circa 1914 -- Drafted into service in France and Poland during World War I. Sent to Iraq where he functioned as a surveyor.

1916 -- Father died.

1917 -- Appointed associate professor for Historical Geography and Art History of the Ancient Orient at Berlin. Along with Friedrich Sarre and others, founded the German-Persian Society to increase cultural and economic exchange between Germany and Persia.

1920 -- Appointed world's first full professor of Near Eastern Archeology. Begins excavation at Samarra.

1922 -- Mother died.

1923-1934 -- In Persia, where he completed many excavations and studies.

1928 -- Excavation at Pasargadae.

1931-1934 -- Appointed director of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago and moved to Persepolis.

1934 -- As grandson of Jews, Nazi legislation expelling state employees of Jewish descent forced Herzfeld to retire as a professor employed by the state. Moved to London.

1936 -- Delivered Lowell Lectures. Moved to Boston. Lectured on Iranian history and appointed a member of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study.

1944 -- Retired from Princeton University.

1948 January 20 -- Died.
Provenance:
Ernst Herzfeld donated his papers to the Freer Gallery of Art in 1946.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ayyubids  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
History  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
Journals (accounts)
Photographs
Clippings
Notebooks
Drawings
Sketchbooks
Articles
Paper Squeezes
Correspondence
Diaries
Sketches
Rubbings
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
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3d8456fbe-98f6-4159-bd2f-c485379b84a7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-06
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Records of Samarra Expeditions

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Dietrich Reimer Verlag (Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Kaiser-Friedrich-Museum  Search this
Verlag Philipp von Zabern  Search this
Anistās Mārī, al-Karmilī, ab, 1866-1947  Search this
Becker, Carl Heinrich, 1876-1933  Search this
Bell, Gertrude Lowthian, 1868-1926  Search this
Berchem, Max van, 1863-1921  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Meyer, Eduard, 1855-1930  Search this
Sarre, Friedrich Paul Theodor, 1865-1945  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
186 Items (Field notes: drawings, sketches, sketchbooks, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, blueprints, notes, diaries, prints, journals (accounts), publications, articles, clippings, rubbings.)
Type:
Archival materials
Articles
Blueprints
Clippings
Correspondence
Drawings
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Photographs
Rubbings
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Lebanon
Syria
Mesopotamia
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Date:
1906-1945
Scope and Contents:
The material from the excavations at Samarra, except for the photographs mounted in Photo Files 19--3, and drawings which are in Series 5: Drawings.
"Two campaigns of excavation at Samarra in Iraq, carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913 mark the beginning of large-scale archaeological research on Islamic antiquities. During this time, Herzfeld was supported for brief periods by the swiss architect Samuel Guyer, Commander von Ludloff, various technical assistants, and finally Friedrich Sarre, who was the director of the Islamic department at the museum and initiator of the expedition. For most of the time, however, all tasks that today would be divided among a team of archaeologists rested solely on Herzfeld's shoulders: coordinating hundreds of workmen at various sites, measuring buildings, drawing architecture and objects, and cataloging finds, but also negociating with local authorities who were often uncooperative. Still working at a time when the success of a venture such as the Samarra expedition was measured by its spectacular finds in both architecture and precious objects, the immense responsibility for bringing this expedition through the unexplored territories of Islamic archaeology to a successful conclusion presented an enormous physical and psychological challenge. In an effort that from the perspective of modern archaeology must be called Herculean, he excavated and examined nineteen sites [Great Mosque of al-Mutawakkil, Congregational Mosque of Madinat al-Mutawakkiliyya, Shiite Shrine Complex, Qubbat al-Ṣulaibiyya; palaces of Balkuwārā, Ṣūr ʿĪṣā, and the Qaṣr al-ʿĀshiq; the Cemetery at Shabbat al-Hawā; Mausoleum of Imām al-Dūr; Tall al-ʿAlīq; Ḥarba Bridge and finally the residential architecture at al-Quraina, al-Qāṭūn, al-Jubairiyya, and west of Ṣūr ʿĪṣā, and the baths] and collected a stupendous corpus of material, one that in many respects still forms the foundation for our knowledge of the city of Samarra and ʼAbbāsid art in the 3rd/9th centuries. What is astonishing is that Herzfeld himself considered his achievements during the first campaign in Samarra to be merely a dress rehearsal for the more ambitious second campaign which focused on the Dār al-Khilāfa." [Leisten, Thomas, 2003: "Excavation of Samarra, v. I. Architecture : Final report of the first campaign 1910-1912. Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Mainz am Rhein, 2003. Preface, p.IX."]
Arrangement:
135 units of original materials; numbered subseries, kept in the order in which they arrived, and housed in document boxes.
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 07
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, Thomas Leisten's publication, "Excavation of Samarra, vol 1," and Alastair Northedge's publication, "An Interpretation of the Palace of the Caliph at Samarra (Dar Al-Khilafa or Jawsaq Al-Khaqani). In Ars Orientalis, Vol. 23."
Series title in Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Records of Samarra Expeditions."
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Field notes related primarly to the two campaigns of excavation at Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld on behalf of the Kaiser Friedrich Museum in Berlin between the years 1911 and 1913.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Papyrus  Search this
Abbasids  Search this
Aerial photography  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
History  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Blueprints
Clippings
Correspondence
Drawings
Diaries
Journals (accounts)
Notebooks
Photographs
Rubbings
Sketchbooks
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 7
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3580e42ce-5d00-4c2c-85db-fcaa3aa760e7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10431

Photographic Files

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
3609 Cyanotypes (photographic prints) (b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm)
343 Copy prints (b&w)
3,890 Glass plate negatives (b&w, 13 cm. x 18 cm)
42 Lantern slides (color, 10 cm. x 15 cm)
8,541 Photographic prints (b&w, various dimensions)
Type:
Archival materials
Cyanotypes (photographic prints)
Copy prints
Glass plate negatives
Lantern slides
Photographic prints
Glass negatives
Place:
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Jordan
Lebanon
Syria
Turkey
Mesopotamia
Aleppo (Syria)
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Baʻlabakk (Lebanon)
Bīshāpūr (Extinct city)
Bisutun Site (Iran)
Damascus (Syria)
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Ḥimṣ (Syria)
Iṣfahān (Iran)
Luristān (Iran)
Nahāvand (Iran)
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Paikuli (Iraq)
Palmyra (Syria)
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Persepolis (Iran)
Petra (Extinct city)
Sāmarrāʼ (Iraq)
Sīstān va Balūchistān (Iran)
Taq-e Bostan Site (Iran)
Tripoli (Lebanon)
Date:
1903-1947
1899-1947
Scope and Contents:
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--i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, stone; Persepolis; Sasanian monuments; Syrian monuments, Persian architecture and landscapes, etc.--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--6. 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.

In addition to the blueprint binders there were three Albums - Photo Files 25 (Sasanian buildings), 27 (Parthian and Sasanian sculptures) and 28 (Pre-Achaemenian monuments and Pasargadae)--in which Herzfeld had arranged prints in a sequence for study or publication purposes. The order in those Photo Files retains that in the Albums.

In addition to the glass negatives, there is an even larger number of cut films. On his archaeological study trips, Herzfeld was accustomed to supplement his photographs on glass plates with photographs on cut film--sometimes of the same subjects, often of other subjects. Some prints to these negative were identified on the back or could be identified from other prints; but in many instances, especially of landscapes, it has not been possible to place them, except in general categories.

Prints from the cut films have been organized, so far as feasible, in groups of related material and placed in the Photo Files of similar subject matter. The negative number appears in the Photo File. Herzfeld also collected prints from many sources for study purposes. Of those there are no negatives, So far as possible, the prints have been identified and placed in the appropriate Photo File.

The Samarra material, Photo Files 19--23, is in a special category. Files 22 and 23 were arranged in Albums labeled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II", respectively. The only identification was written on the backs of the prints, glued to the pages of the Albums. These notations have been transferred to the captions in the Photo Files. These two Albums apparently were arranged by Herzfeld with a view to a publication of the architecture of Samarra which was never prepared. The drawings for such a publication are in this collection.

With such a large number of prints, especially in view of the fact that some were arranged in different fashions for different purposes, it is inevitable that there should be some duplication and that related material may be found in several Photo Files. The only way a user can be sure he has not missed material concerning his particular interest is to examine the Photo File Lists where every print is recorded. Inasmuch as scholars study the same monument from different points of view, the fact that a photograph has been published in one context does not diminish its value in another context.

Note: Photo Files 35--42 consist of Oriental Institute prints of which the negatives are in Chicago. The prints may be published only with the written permission of the Oriental Institute.
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files," which is composed of b&w glass negatives, color lantern slides, b&w photographic prints (both modern and original), b&w cyanotypes, large format b&w films, and b&w duplicate prints (both modern and original), iwas originally organized into three subseries, the glass n 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).
- The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives (FSA A.6 04.GN.0001- to FSA A.6 04.GN.5075), 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.
The Herzfeld Papers in the Archives contains 3,890 glass negatives, numbered from 1 to 5,066, without any apparent organization. Of most of these, Herzfeld had blueprints made which he had arranged in 16 binders by general categories&#x2014i.e. Prehistoric pottery, bronzes, stone; Persepolis; Sasanian monuments; Syrian monuments, Persian architecture and landscapes, etc.&#x2014irrespective of the number on the negative.
In addition to the glass negatives and blueprints, there are a series of 16 binders made of photographic prints (Photo Files, Nos. 1-16) and three albums (Photo Files, Nos. 25, 27, and 28). As well, approximately 1,069 photographic prints, which have no negatives, arranged in Photo Files 19-23, are in a special category. In File 19, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol. 1: Der Wandschmuck der Bauten von Samarra und seine Ornamentik. In File 20, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.2: Die Keramik von Samarra von F. Sarre, supplemented by unpublished photos of ceramics. In the same file, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.6: Die Geschichte der Stadt Samarra. In File 21, prints of illustrations in Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra, vol.3: Die Malereien von Samarra. At the end of the file, there are unpublished photographs. Files 22 and 23 were arranged in Albums labeled "Paläste und Moscheen-I and -II", respectively. These two Albums apparently were arranged by Herzfeld with a view to a publication of the architecture of the palaces, mosques and private houses of Samarra which was never prepared. The only identification, written on the backs of the prints which were glued to the Album page, had a first number in red crayon used in the captions as the negative number. In some cases, an additional number is given in blue crayon, possibly indicating a revision of the list or an alternative negative. The encircled number on the margin gives the position in the Album.
In addition to the glass negatives and the Photo Files, there is an even larger number of cut films and a package of duplicate prints which are, for the most part, unpublished. On his archaeological study trips, Herzfeld was accustomed to supplement his photographs on glass plates with photographs on cut film&#x2014sometimes of the same subjects, often of other subjects.
Arrangement:
- Glass Negatives, numbered from 1 to 5,075, originally stored in 80 wooden boxes of approximately 50 photographs each, are housed in document boxes and stored on shelves.
- Prints are organized in sequential number following publication series, "Die Ausgrabungen von Samarra." They are arranged in photo file folders which are housed in document boxes, and stored on shelves.
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 4
General:
Titles are provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld's publications and on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
The Papers primarly relate to Herzfeld's survey of the monuments, artifacts, and inscriptions of Western Asia between 1903 and 1947 and particularly to his excavations at Istakhr (Iran), Paikuli (Iraq), Pasargadae (Iran), Persepolis (Iran), Samarra (Iraq) and Kuh-e Khwaja (Iran), as well as various archaeological expeditions throughout Cilicia, Mesopotamia, Northern Syria, and Persia. Additional research material, probably collected by Moritz Sobernheim and Max Freiherr von Oppenheim but preserved by Ernst Herzfeld, was part of a broader project, that of Max van Berchem's "Matériaux pour un Corpus Inscriptionum Arabicarum."
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Abbasids  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Cartography  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Description and Travel  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Numismatics  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Relief (Sculpture)  Search this
Religious buildings  Search this
Royalty (Nobility)  Search this
Sassanids  Search this
Shrines  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographic prints
Glass negatives
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 4
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3589ce572-a594-42bf-99d6-d59bb6c660db
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10847

Photo File 4: "Prehistoric Persepolis"

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 (193 cyanotype prints, b&w, 16 cm. x 21.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Cyanotypes
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Date:
1904-1946
Scope and Contents:
The abbreviations used in the captions of published photos are:

IAE--Iran in the Ancient East, Herzfeld

ID--Iranische Denkmäler. Lieferung 3/4 Niphauanda, Herzfeld

These two volumes contain photos of the finds from a village excavated on the plain near the ruins of Persepolis. They should be studied in conjunction with the water-colors and ink drawings: D--05--36 and D--82--88. See also Photo File 41
- "Ernst Herzfeld Papers; Cyanotypes File 4", which was arranged by Ernst Herzfeld, provides 193 photographic prints related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
- 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 4" is composed of 203 cyanotype prints (blueprints), made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.0890; FSA a.6 04.GN.0509; FSA a.6 04.GN.0510; FSA a.6 04.GN.0512; FSA a.6 04.GN.0513; FSA a.6 04.GN.0516; FSA a.6 04.GN.0517; FSA a.6 04.GN.1169; FSA a.6 04.GN.1170; FSA a.6 04.GN.0342; FSA a.6 04.GN.0511; FSA a.6 04.GN.0518; FSA a.6 04.GN.0514; FSA a.6 04.GN.0515; FSA a.6 04.GN.0519; FSA a.6 04.GN.0520; FSA a.6 04.GN.1168; FSA a.6 04.GN.0563; FSA a.6 04.GN.0564; FSA a.6 04.GN.0566; FSA a.6 04.GN.0857; FSA a.6 04.GN.0261; FSA a.6 04.GN.0262; FSA a.6 04.GN.0340; FSA a.6 04.GN.0341; FSA a.6 04.GN.1088; FSA a.6 04.GN.1087; FSA a.6 04.GN.1090; FSA a.6 04.GN.1089; FSA a.6 04.GN.0293; FSA a.6 04.GN.0590; FSA a.6 04.GN.0560; FSA a.6 04.GN.0584; FSA a.6 04.GN.0813; FSA a.6 04.GN.0578; FSA a.6 04.GN.0816; FSA a.6 04.GN.0573; FSA a.6 04.GN.0562; FSA a.6 04.GN.0801; FSA a.6 04.GN.0802; FSA a.6 04.GN.0803; FSA a.6 04.GN.1032; FSA a.6 04.GN.1034; FSA a.6 04.GN.1035; FSA a.6 04.GN.1094; FSA a.6 04.GN.1145; FSA a.6 04.GN.1030; FSA a.6 04.GN.0805; FSA a.6 04.GN.0806; FSA a.6 04.GN.0807; FSA a.6 04.GN.0808; FSA a.6 04.GN.1096; FSA a.6 04.GN.1147; FSA a.6 04.GN.1154; FSA a.6 04.GN.0872; FSA a.6 04.GN.0809; FSA a.6 04.GN.0810; FSA a.6 04.GN.0811; FSA a.6 04.GN.0812; FSA a.6 04.GN.0814; FSA a.6 04.GN.0815; FSA a.6 04.GN.0817; FSA a.6 04.GN.0818; FSA a.6 04.GN.0819; FSA a.6 04.GN.0820; FSA a.6 04.GN.0821; FSA a.6 04.GN.0836; FSA a.6 04.GN.0837; FSA a.6 04.GN.0838; FSA a.6 04.GN.0839; FSA a.6 04.GN.0840; FSA a.6 04.GN.0841; FSA a.6 04.GN.0842; FSA a.6 04.GN.0843; FSA a.6 04.GN.0844; FSA a.6 04.GN.0845; FSA a.6 04.GN.0846; FSA a.6 04.GN.0847; FSA a.6 04.GN.0848; FSA a.6 04.GN.0849; FSA a.6 04.GN.0850; FSA a.6 04.GN.0851; FSA a.6 04.GN.0852; FSA a.6 04.GN.0853; FSA a.6 04.GN.0854; FSA a.6 04.GN.0855; FSA a.6 04.GN.0856; FSA a.6 04.GN.0858; FSA a.6 04.GN.0859; FSA a.6 04.GN.0873; FSA a.6 04.GN.0874; FSA a.6 04.GN.0875; FSA a.6 04.GN.0876; FSA a.6 04.GN.0877; FSA a.6 04.GN.0878; FSA a.6 04.GN.0879; FSA a.6 04.GN.0880; FSA a.6 04.GN.0881; FSA a.6 04.GN.1036; FSA a.6 04.GN.1093; FSA a.6 04.GN.1146; FSA a.6 04.GN.0291; FSA a.6 04.GN.0339; FSA a.6 04.GN.0343; FSA a.6 04.GN.0346; FSA a.6 04.GN.0546; FSA a.6 04.GN.0547; FSA a.6 04.GN.0548; FSA a.6 04.GN.0549; FSA a.6 04.GN.0551; FSA a.6 04.GN.0553; FSA a.6 04.GN.0556; FSA a.6 04.GN.0559; FSA a.6 04.GN.0568; FSA a.6 04.GN.0569; FSA a.6 04.GN.0570; FSA a.6 04.GN.0571; FSA a.6 04.GN.0572; FSA a.6 04.GN.0574; FSA a.6 04.GN.0575; FSA a.6 04.GN.0576; FSA a.6 04.GN.0577; FSA a.6 04.GN.0579; FSA a.6 04.GN.0580; FSA a.6 04.GN.0581; FSA a.6 04.GN.0582; FSA a.6 04.GN.0583; FSA a.6 04.GN.0585; FSA a.6 04.GN.0586; FSA a.6 04.GN.0587; FSA a.6 04.GN.0588; FSA a.6 04.GN.0589; FSA a.6 04.GN.0882; FSA a.6 04.GN.0883; FSA a.6 04.GN.0884; FSA a.6 04.GN.0885; FSA a.6 04.GN.0886; FSA a.6 04.GN.0887; FSA a.6 04.GN.0888; FSA a.6 04.GN.0889; FSA a.6 04.GN.0893; FSA a.6 04.GN.0894; FSA a.6 04.GN.0895; FSA a.6 04.GN.0896; FSA a.6 04.GN.0897; FSA a.6 04.GN.0898; FSA a.6 04.GN.0899; FSA a.6 04.GN.0900; FSA a.6 04.GN.0901; FSA a.6 04.GN.0902; FSA a.6 04.GN.0903; FSA a.6 04.GN.0904; FSA a.6 04.GN.0905; FSA a.6 04.GN.0906; FSA a.6 04.GN.0907; FSA a.6 04.GN.1097; FSA a.6 04.GN.0591; FSA a.6 04.GN.0344; FSA a.6 04.GN.0345; FSA a.6 04.GN.0348; FSA a.6 04.GN.0367; FSA a.6 04.GN.0545; FSA a.6 04.GN.0550; FSA a.6 04.GN.0552; FSA a.6 04.GN.0554; FSA a.6 04.GN.0555; FSA a.6 04.GN.0558; FSA a.6 04.GN.0561; FSA a.6 04.GN.0774; FSA a.6 04.GN.0775; FSA a.6 04.GN.0776; FSA a.6 04.GN.0779; FSA a.6 04.GN.0798; FSA a.6 04.GN.0777; FSA a.6 04.GN.0347; FSA a.6 04.GN.0349; FSA a.6 04.GN.0350; FSA a.6 04.GN.0778; FSA a.6 04.GN.0780; FSA a.6 04.GN.0781; FSA a.6 04.GN.0782; FSA a.6 04.GN.0783; FSA a.6 04.GN.0784; FSA a.6 04.GN.0785; FSA a.6 04.GN.0799; FSA a.6 04.GN.0800; FSA a.6 04.GN.0804; FSA a.6 04.GN.1033; FSA a.6 04.GN.1092; FSA a.6 04.GN.1095; FSA a.6 04.GN.1037; FSA a.6 04.GN.1026; FSA a.6 04.GN.1027; FSA a.6 04.GN.1028; FSA a.6 04.GN.1029; FSA a.6 04.GN.1031."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Prehistoric Persepolis (Cyanotypes File 4)
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 4

FSA A.6 04.CY.04
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:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Pottery  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 4.4
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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Vol. 1

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
98 Photographic prints (Volume one: 2 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
- "Photo File 4, Volume 1", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 98 photographic prints related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
- 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."
- "Photo File 4, Volume 1" is composed of 98 photographic prints, made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.0890; FSA a.6 04.GN.0509; FSA a.6 04.GN.0510; FSA a.6 04.GN.0512; FSA a.6 04.GN.0513; FSA a.6 04.GN.0516; FSA a.6 04.GN.0517; FSA a.6 04.GN.1169; FSA a.6 04.GN.1170; FSA a.6 04.GN.0342; FSA a.6 04.GN.0511; FSA a.6 04.GN.0518; FSA a.6 04.GN.0514; FSA a.6 04.GN.0515; FSA a.6 04.GN.0519; FSA a.6 04.GN.0520; FSA a.6 04.GN.1168; FSA a.6 04.GN.0563; FSA a.6 04.GN.0564; FSA a.6 04.GN.0566; FSA a.6 04.GN.0857; FSA a.6 04.GN.0261; FSA a.6 04.GN.0262; FSA a.6 04.GN.0340; FSA a.6 04.GN.0341; FSA a.6 04.GN.1088; FSA a.6 04.GN.1087; FSA a.6 04.GN.1090; FSA a.6 04.GN.1089; FSA a.6 04.GN.0293; FSA a.6 04.GN.0590; FSA a.6 04.GN.0560; FSA a.6 04.GN.0584; FSA a.6 04.GN.0813; FSA a.6 04.GN.0578; FSA a.6 04.GN.0816; FSA a.6 04.GN.0573; FSA a.6 04.GN.0562; FSA a.6 04.GN.0801; FSA a.6 04.GN.0802; FSA a.6 04.GN.0803; FSA a.6 04.GN.1032; FSA a.6 04.GN.1034; FSA a.6 04.GN.1035; FSA a.6 04.GN.1094; FSA a.6 04.GN.1145; FSA a.6 04.GN.1030; FSA a.6 04.GN.0805; FSA a.6 04.GN.0806; FSA a.6 04.GN.0807; FSA a.6 04.GN.0808; FSA a.6 04.GN.1096; FSA a.6 04.GN.1147; FSA a.6 04.GN.1154; FSA a.6 04.GN.0872; FSA a.6 04.GN.0809; FSA a.6 04.GN.0810; FSA a.6 04.GN.0811; FSA a.6 04.GN.0812; FSA a.6 04.GN.0814; FSA a.6 04.GN.0815; FSA a.6 04.GN.0817; FSA a.6 04.GN.0818; FSA a.6 04.GN.0819; FSA a.6 04.GN.0820; FSA a.6 04.GN.0821; FSA a.6 04.GN.0836; FSA a.6 04.GN.0837; FSA a.6 04.GN.0838; FSA a.6 04.GN.0839; FSA a.6 04.GN.0840; FSA a.6 04.GN.0841; FSA a.6 04.GN.0842; FSA a.6 04.GN.0843; FSA a.6 04.GN.0844; FSA a.6 04.GN.0845; FSA a.6 04.GN.0846; FSA a.6 04.GN.0847; FSA a.6 04.GN.0848; FSA a.6 04.GN.0849; FSA a.6 04.GN.0850; FSA a.6 04.GN.0851; FSA a.6 04.GN.0852; FSA a.6 04.GN.0853; FSA a.6 04.GN.0854; FSA a.6 04.GN.0855; FSA a.6 04.GN.0856; FSA a.6 04.GN.0858; FSA a.6 04.GN.0859; FSA a.6 04.GN.0873; FSA a.6 04.GN.0874; FSA a.6 04.GN.0875; FSA a.6 04.GN.0876; FSA a.6 04.GN.0877; FSA a.6 04.GN.0878; FSA a.6 04.GN.0879; FSA a.6 04.GN.0880; FSA a.6 04.GN.0881; FSA a.6 04.GN.1036; FSA a.6 04.GN.1093; FSA a.6 04.GN.1146."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Prehistoric Persepolis (Photo File 4, vol. 1)
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 10 additional files in excess of the 24 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; Photo File 4, Volume 1

FSA A.6 04.PF.04.v1
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:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
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, File 4.4.1
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 4: Photographic Files / 4.4: Photo File 4: "Prehistoric Persepolis"
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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Vol. 2

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
95 Photographic prints (Volume two: 3 folders, b&w, 29.2 cm. x 22.8 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
- "Photo File 4, Volume 2", which was assembled by Joseph Upton, provides 98 photographic prints related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
- 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."
- "Photo File 4, Volume 2" is composed of 95 photographic prints, made from the following glass plates, "FSA a.6 04.GN.0291; FSA a.6 04.GN.0339; FSA a.6 04.GN.0343; FSA a.6 04.GN.0346; FSA a.6 04.GN.0546; FSA a.6 04.GN.0547; FSA a.6 04.GN.0548; FSA a.6 04.GN.0549; FSA a.6 04.GN.0551; FSA a.6 04.GN.0553; FSA a.6 04.GN.0556; FSA a.6 04.GN.0559; FSA a.6 04.GN.0568; FSA a.6 04.GN.0569; FSA a.6 04.GN.0570; FSA a.6 04.GN.0571; FSA a.6 04.GN.0572; FSA a.6 04.GN.0574; FSA a.6 04.GN.0575; FSA a.6 04.GN.0576; FSA a.6 04.GN.0577; FSA a.6 04.GN.0579; FSA a.6 04.GN.0580; FSA a.6 04.GN.0581; FSA a.6 04.GN.0582; FSA a.6 04.GN.0583; FSA a.6 04.GN.0585; FSA a.6 04.GN.0586; FSA a.6 04.GN.0587; FSA a.6 04.GN.0588; FSA a.6 04.GN.0589; FSA a.6 04.GN.0882; FSA a.6 04.GN.0883; FSA a.6 04.GN.0884; FSA a.6 04.GN.0885; FSA a.6 04.GN.0886; FSA a.6 04.GN.0887; FSA a.6 04.GN.0888; FSA a.6 04.GN.0889; FSA a.6 04.GN.0893; FSA a.6 04.GN.0894; FSA a.6 04.GN.0895; FSA a.6 04.GN.0896; FSA a.6 04.GN.0897; FSA a.6 04.GN.0898; FSA a.6 04.GN.0899; FSA a.6 04.GN.0900; FSA a.6 04.GN.0901; FSA a.6 04.GN.0902; FSA a.6 04.GN.0903; FSA a.6 04.GN.0904; FSA a.6 04.GN.0905; FSA a.6 04.GN.0906; FSA a.6 04.GN.0907; FSA a.6 04.GN.1097; FSA a.6 04.GN.0591; FSA a.6 04.GN.0344; FSA a.6 04.GN.0345; FSA a.6 04.GN.0348; FSA a.6 04.GN.0367; FSA a.6 04.GN.0545; FSA a.6 04.GN.0550; FSA a.6 04.GN.0552; FSA a.6 04.GN.0554; FSA a.6 04.GN.0555; FSA a.6 04.GN.0558; FSA a.6 04.GN.0561; FSA a.6 04.GN.0774; FSA a.6 04.GN.0775; FSA a.6 04.GN.0776; FSA a.6 04.GN.0779; FSA a.6 04.GN.0798; FSA a.6 04.GN.0777; FSA a.6 04.GN.0347; FSA a.6 04.GN.0349; FSA a.6 04.GN.0350; FSA a.6 04.GN.0778; FSA a.6 04.GN.0780; FSA a.6 04.GN.0781; FSA a.6 04.GN.0782; FSA a.6 04.GN.0783; FSA a.6 04.GN.0784; FSA a.6 04.GN.0785; FSA a.6 04.GN.0799; FSA a.6 04.GN.0800; FSA a.6 04.GN.0804; FSA a.6 04.GN.1033; FSA a.6 04.GN.1092; FSA a.6 04.GN.1095; FSA a.6 04.GN.1037; FSA a.6 04.GN.1026; FSA a.6 04.GN.1027; FSA a.6 04.GN.1028; FSA a.6 04.GN.1029; FSA a.6 04.GN.1031."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Prehistoric Persepolis (Photo File 4, vol. 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 10 additional files in excess of the 24 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; Photo File 4, Volume 2

FSA A.6 04.PF.04.v2
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:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Genre/Form:
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, File 4.4.2
See more items in:
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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Photo File 42: Persepolis: stone-age village, Tall-i Bakun

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Folder ((105 photographic prints), b&w, 12.4 cm. x 17.2 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Date:
1931-1937
Scope and Contents:
[Inventory unavailable]
Photo Files 35--2 consist of Oriental Institute prints of which the negatives are in Chicago. The prints may be published only with the written permission of the Oriental Institute.
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive reads, "Subseries 4.42: Photo File 42. Persepolis: stone-age village, Tall-i Bakun."
- Additional information from staff reads, "12 additional photographic prints are in an envelope marked,"Oriental Institute photos series, Persepolis: Prehistoric stone age village Pottery"."
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files; Excavation of the Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA): Photographs from the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, Book 8 (Photo File 42)
Arrangement:
- In early 1970s, Joseph Upton reorganized the whole Herzfeld collection of photographic prints into 42 photographic files, assembling 10 additional files in excess of the 24 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; Photo File 42

FSA A.6 04.PF.42
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:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Seals (Numismatics)  Search this
Genre/Form:
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 4.42
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-410, D-411, D-412: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: One Conical Bowl with Geometrical Ornament and Two Conical Bowls with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (16.3 cm. x 24.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.5 cm. x 24.3 cm.)
1 Drawing (20.3 cm. x 25.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original title on verso reads, "Tafel XXXVII."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-410, D-411, D-412 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XXXVII."
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-410

D-411

D-412

FSA A.06 05.0410

FSA A.06 05.0411

FSA A.06 05.0412
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation in the Summer 1928 undertook by Ernst Herzfeld as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0410
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-413, D-414, D-415, D-416: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Three Bowls and a Jar with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (22.3 cm x 26.7 cm.)
1 Drawing (16 cm x 23.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (12 cm x 24.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (18.5 cm x 24.2 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Tafel XXXIX. D-413 is numbered 3445; D-414 is numbered 2073; D-415 is numbered 2389A; D-416 is numbered 2156."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-413, D-414, D-415, D-416 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XXXiX."
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-413

D-414

D-415

D-416

FSA A.06 05.0413

FSA A.06 05.0414

FSA A.06 05.0415

FSA A.06 05.0416
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0413
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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D-417, D-418, D-419, D-420, D-421: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Two Bowls and Fragments with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (24.7 cm x 36.4 cm.)
1 Drawing (9.2 cm x 9 cm.)
1 Drawing (9.2 cm x 8.3 cm.)
1 Drawing (10 cm x 9.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (24.8 cm x 36.4 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Tafel XL. D-418 is numbered 3365; D-421 is numbered 2390A."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-417, D-418, D-419, D-420, D-421 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XL."
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-417

D-418

D-419

D-420

D-421

FSA A.06 05.0417

FSA A.06 05.0418

FSA A.06 05.0419

FSA A.06 05.0420

FSA A.06 05.0421
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0417
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24467
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D-422, D-423, D-424, D-425, D-426: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Two Bowls and Fragments with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (21.3 cm x 23.6 cm.)
1 Drawing (12 cm x 13 cm.)
1 Drawing (5.7 cm x 4.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (9.9 cm x 11.3 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.4 cm x 32.4 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-422, D-423, D-424, D-425, D-426, (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLI."
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-422

D-423

D-424

D-425

D-426

FSA A.06 05.0422

FSA A.06 05.0423

FSA A.06 05.0424

FSA A.06 05.0425

FSA A.06 05.0426
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0422
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3d112af42-fadf-47a6-87b3-08e9399c423c
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24468
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D-429, D-430, D-431, D-432, D-433, D-434, D-435, D-436: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Section of Large Jar and Fragments with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (12.5 cm. x 12 cm.)
1 Drawing (6.2 cm. x 5.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (9 cm. x 6 cm.)
1 Drawing (8.5 cm. x 6 cm.)
1 Drawing (28 cm. x 17.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (9.5 cm. x 7 cm.)
1 Drawing (5.7 cm. x 5 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.6 cm. x 15.3 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-429, D-430, D-431, D-432, D-433, D-434, D-435, D-436 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLIV."
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-429

D-430

D-431

D-432

D-433

D-434

D-435

D-436

FSA A.06 05.0429

FSA A.06 05.0430

FSA A.06 05.0431

FSA A.06 05.0432

FSA A.06 05.0433

FSA A.06 05.0434

FSA A.06 05.0435

FSA A.06 05.0436
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Archaeology  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0429
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-437, D-438, D-439, D-440, D-441, D-442, D-443, D-444, D-445: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Nine Conical Bowls with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (15.5 cm. x 13 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.8 cm. x 10 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.7 cm. x 10.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (14.5 cm. x 6.7 cm.)
1 Drawing (17.6 cm. x 9.9 cm.)
1 Drawing (13.4 cm. x 9.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (16.8 cm. x 11.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (19.6 cm. x 13.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (11.8 cm. x 11 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-437, D-438, D-439, D-440, D-441, D-442, D-443, D-444, D-445 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLV."
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-437

D-438

D-439

D-440

D-441

D-442

D-443

D-444

D-445

FSA A.06 05.0437

FSA A.06 05.0438

FSA A.06 05.0439

FSA A.06 05.0440

FSA A.06 05.0441

FSA A.06 05.0442

FSA A.06 05.0443

FSA A.06 05.0444

FSA A.06 05.0445
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  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 05.0437
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-446, D-447, D-448, D-449, D-450, D-451: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Three Conical Bowls and Fragments with Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (29.4 cm. x 20 cm.)
1 Drawing (8 cm. x 4.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (25.5 cm. x 19 cm.)
1 Drawing (18 cm. x 16.6 cm.)
1 Drawing (20 cm. x 16.8 cm.)
1 Drawing (11.5 cm. x 9 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-446, D-447, D-448, D-449, D-450, D-451 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLVI."
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-446

D-447

D-448

D-449

D-450

D-451

FSA A.06 05.0446

FSA A.06 05.0447

FSA A.06 05.0448

FSA A.06 05.0449

FSA A.06 05.0450

FSA A.06 05.0451
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0446
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24471
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D-452: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Conical Bowl with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (27.3 cm x 45.4 cm.)
Container:
Item D-452
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Tafel XLVII. D-452 [is numbered] 3391"
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-452 (water-color) is mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLVII."
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-452

FSA A.06 05.0452
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  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 05.0452
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-452: Persepolis, prehistoric pottery. Reconstructed bowl No.3391. P1.XLVII
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24472

D-453: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Conical Bowl with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (38.2 cm x 45.6 cm.)
Container:
Item D-452
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "D-453 [is numbered] 2399"
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-453

FSA A.06 05.0453
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A, carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in the summer of 1928 or to a campaign of excavation at the same mound, under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  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 05.0453
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-452: Persepolis, prehistoric pottery. Reconstructed bowl No.3391. P1.XLVII
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-483, D-484, D-485: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Three Conical Vases with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (32.5 cm. x 19.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (20.7 cm. x 14.5 cm.)
1 Drawing (36.4 cm. x 24.7 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Handwritten notes on mat, possibly refering to unidentified publication reads, "Tafel LXI."
Handwritten notes on drawing paper reads, "D-483: [profile] 4; D-484: [profile] 13; D-485: [non located inventory number] 2343A."
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-483

D-484

D-485

FSA A.06 05.0483

FSA A.06 05.0484

FSA A.06 05.0485
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A, carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in the summer of 1928, or a campaign of excavation at the same mound under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  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 05.0483
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
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D-454, D-455, D-456: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Three Conical Vases with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (37 cm. x 21 cm.)
1 Drawing (39.5 cm. x 24 cm.)
1 Drawing (39.5 cm. x 25 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "XLIX. D-454 [is numbered] 3399; D-455 [is numbered] 3827; D-456 [is numbered] 3833."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-454, D-455, D-456 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.XLIX."
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-454

D-455

D-456

FSA A.06 05.0454

FSA A.06 05.0455

FSA A.06 05.0456
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  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 05.0454
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3e91d0f08-adec-45b3-bd72-8c5a506feb7a
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24475
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D-457, D-458, D-459: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Conical Bowl and Elements of Ornamentation, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (35.5 cm. x 14 cm.)
1 Drawing (29 cm. x 15 cm.)
1 Drawing (37 cm. x 25.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
- Original caption on verso reads, "L. D-458 [is numbered] 3832; D-459 [is numbered] 3444."
- Additional information reads, "Drawings D-457, D-458, D-459 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.L."
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-457

D-458

D-459

FSA A.06 05.0457

FSA A.06 05.0458

FSA A.06 05.0459
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0457
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc36a742283-5069-4721-a3a2-7dd9d8594758
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24476
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D-460, D-461, D-462: Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Three Conical Bowls with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA)

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 (32.4 cm x 20.2 cm.)
1 Drawing (27.7 cm x 16 cm.)
1 Drawing (27.5 cm x 20 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tal-i Bakun
Date:
1928-1932
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Tf. LII. D-460 [is numbered] 2182; D-461 [is numbered] 2177; D-462 [is numbered] 3737."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-460, D-461, D-462 (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.LII."
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-460

D-461

D-462

FSA A.06 05.0460

FSA A.06 05.0461

FSA A.06 05.0462
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
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
Antiquities  Search this
Architectural drawing  Search this
Decoration and ornament  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Animals in art  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 05.0460
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f9e059c8-282d-495e-88b4-c50b90501512
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24477
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