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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
Anistas Mari, al-Karmili, 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
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-06
Online Media:

D-802b: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Terrace Mound of The Sacred Precinct: Isometric Plan of Ruins, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (35.5 cm. x 13.3 cm.)
Container:
Item D-802
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
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-802b

FSA A.06 05.0802b
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0802b
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-802: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Measured pencil drawing of temple with altars. Plan and elevation of ruins. Tracings, D-802a (plan) and b (elevation)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24776

D-799: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S': Reconstructed View, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (48 cm. x 19 cm.)
Container:
Item D-799
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Pasargadae. [Signed on the bottom right] F.K. 28."
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-799

FSA A.06 05.0799
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0799
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-799: Pasargadae. Reconstruction of palace 'S'. IAE, p1.LXIII, top. Inked version D-799a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24419

D-799a: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S': Reconstructed View, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (51 cm. x 29 cm.)
Container:
Item D-799
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
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-799a

FSA A.06 05.0799a
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:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0799a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-799: Pasargadae. Reconstruction of palace 'S'. IAE, p1.LXIII, top. Inked version D-799a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24420

D-802: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Terrace Mound of The Sacred Precinct: Ground Plan and Section of Ruins Displaying Excavated Trenches, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (51.5 cm. x 67.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-802
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae."
Additional information reads, "Additional drawing on recto."
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-802

FSA A.06 05.0802
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0802
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-802: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Measured pencil drawing of temple with altars. Plan and elevation of ruins. Tracings, D-802a (plan) and b (elevation)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24421

D-802a: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Terrace Mound of The Sacred Precinct: Ground Plan of Ruins Displaying Excavated Trenches, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (59.5 cm. x 45 cm.)
Container:
Item D-802
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Pasargadae."
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-802a

FSA A.06 05.0802a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0802a
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-802: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Measured pencil drawing of temple with altars. Plan and elevation of ruins. Tracings, D-802a (plan) and b (elevation)
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24422

D-803b: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Terrace Mound of The Sacred Precinct: Sections of Ruins, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (54 cm. x 37.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-803
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
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-803b

FSA A.06 05.0803b
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0803b
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-803: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Tomb tower, elevation and plan. See D-803a (tracing) for door
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24425

D-807: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'P': Reconstructed Ground Plan and Elevations of Ruins, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (68 cm. x 50.3 cm.)
Container:
Item D-807
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace P
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Pasargadae. FK 28."
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-807

FSA A.06 05.0807
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0807
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-807: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace reconstruction. Plan and elevations. Another version D-807a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24428

D-809a: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S', Pier 3: Groundplan and Elevation, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (53.7 cm. x 54 cm.)
Container:
Item D-809
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae. FK 28."
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-809a

FSA A.06 05.0809a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0809a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-809: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Plan and elevation of pier 3 and head of fallen steer. Tracings D-809a and b
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24433

D-809b: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S', Pier 3: Ground Plan and Section, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (54 cm. x 29.6 cm.)
Container:
Item D-809
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae. FK 28."
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-809b

FSA A.06 05.0809b
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0809b
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-809: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Plan and elevation of pier 3 and head of fallen steer. Tracings D-809a and b
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-810a: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S': Partial Ground Plan Including Excavated Trench, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (71.3 cm. x 32.7 cm.)
Container:
Item D-810
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Pasargadae. FK. 28."
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-810a

FSA A.06 05.0810a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0810a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-810: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Plan of building with column. Partial tracing D-810a
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D-812: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S', Pier 2: Elevation and Ground Plan,probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (68.8 cm. x 50.8 cm.)
Container:
Item D-812
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1905-1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae. Palast S, pier 2."
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-812

FSA A.06 05.0812
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0812
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-812: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan. Tracings of details D-812a and b (partial tracings). Two copies of each
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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D-812a(1): Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S', Pier 2: Elevation and Ground Plan, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (54.5 cm. x 45.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-812
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae. FK. 28."
Finding Aid caption reads, "Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan."
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-812a(1)

FSA A.06 05.0812a1
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0812a1
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-812: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan. Tracings of details D-812a and b (partial tracings). Two copies of each
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24438

D-812a(2): Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S', Pier 2: Elevation and Ground Plan, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (50 cm. x 45 cm.)
Container:
Item D-812
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Pasargadae."
Finding Aid caption reads, "Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan."
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-812a(2)

FSA A.06 05.0812a2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0812a2
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-812: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan. Tracings of details D-812a and b (partial tracings). Two copies of each
Archival Repository:
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EDAN-URL:
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D-812b(1): Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S': Partial Ground Plan Including Excavated Trench, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (54.5 cm. x 29.7 cm.)
Container:
Item D-812
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Pasargadae. Palast S. FK. 28."
Finding Aid caption reads, "Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan."
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-812b(1)

FSA A.06 05.0812b1
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0812b1
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-812: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan. Tracings of details D-812a and b (partial tracings). Two copies of each
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24440

D-812b(2): Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Palace 'S': Partial Ground Plan Including Excavated Trench, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (51.5 cm. x 20.5 cm.)
Container:
Item D-812
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae -- Palace S
Date:
1928
Scope and Contents:
Original caption reads, "Pasargadae."
Finding Aid title on verso reads, "Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan."
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-812b(2)

FSA A.06 05.0812b2
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0812b2
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-812: Pasargadae, Palace with the column. Palace "S". Pier 2, elevation and plan. Tracings of details D-812a and b (partial tracings). Two copies of each
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24441

D-800: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Measured Plan of Area with Altars and Temple, probably drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (50.3 cm. x 33.3 cm.)
Container:
Item D-800
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae
Date:
1928
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-800

FSA A.06 05.0800
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0800
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-800: Pasargadae. Plan of area with altars and building. Measured drawing. Tracing in D-800a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24505

D-800a: Excavation of Pasargadae (Iran): Measured Plan of the Sacred Precinct Including the Two Limestone Plinths, drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (64.5 cm. x 54 cm.)
Container:
Item D-800
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Pasargadae (Extinct city)
Iran -- Fars -- Pasargadae
Date:
1928
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-800a

FSA A.06 05.0800a
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited the site of Pasargadae in November 1905 while on an expedition from Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) to Shiraz (Iran). In mid-November 1923, he conducted a preleminary campaign, completing various measured plans and drawings. Finally, a four-week session of excavations in April and May 1928, funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, was carried out by Ernst Herzfeld, assisted by the architect Friedrich Krefter.
Funding note:
The campaign of excavation at Pasargadae (Iran), carried out by Ernst Herzfeld in 1928, was funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft.
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
Architectural drawing  Search this
Architecture  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 05.0800a
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 5: Drawings and Maps / D-800: Pasargadae. Plan of area with altars and building. Measured drawing. Tracing in D-800a
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24506

D-1180: Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I, from Inside, Drawn by Friedrich Krefter

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawing (24.5 cm. x 18.5 cm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1933
Scope and Contents:
Original caption in German reads, "Grabtür Darius I, von innen gesehen (zu Steinmetztechnik Seite 14. unten. FK. 33."
- Sketchbook in Ernst Herzfeld Papers; SK-4, p.40, 41.
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-1180

FSA A.06 05.1180
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
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 05.1180
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref24725

D-716: Firuzabad, Qaleh-i Dukhtar. Plan and elevation of palace of Ardashīr. Drawn by F. Krefter (sepia print, 2 copies). Marked "Unpublished"

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Krefter, Friedrich, 1898-1995  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Blueprint (57 cm. x 40 cm.)
Container:
Item D-716
Type:
Archival materials
Blueprints
Drawings
Place:
Asia
Iran
Fīrūzābād (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Qale i Dukhtar
Date:
1928-1934
Scope and Contents:
Original caption on verso reads, "Qale i Dukhtar, Ardashir I, unpublished."
Additional information reads, "This item is not an original drawing but a blueprint copy."
Vicinity of Firuzabad (Iran): Palace of Ardashir I: Ground Plan, Drawn by Friedrich Krefter [blueprint]
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-716

FSA A.06 05.0716
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
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Blueprints
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 05.0716
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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
EDAN-URL:
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