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Aga Khan Master Musicians, Hosted by Wu Man, pipa

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2020-11-15T00:30:09.000Z
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Education  Search this
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Art, Asian  Search this
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Musical Meetings on the Silk Road

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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2020-03-21T18:16:18.000Z
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Academy of Maqam - "Tarona 4" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
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2009-03-30T18:12:37.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Cultural property  Search this
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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edanmdm:yt_I8Q0fexCd5Q

Music of Central Asia Vol. 7: In the Shrine of the Heart [Preview Video]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2010-03-11T16:10:56.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Music of Central Asia Vol. 2 - Revitalizing Shashmaqâm: Court Music of Central Asia [Preview Video]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2012-03-01T19:53:09.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Sauropod teeth from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan

Author:
Averianov, Alexander  Search this
Sues, Hans-Dieter  Search this
Object Type:
Smithsonian staff publication
Year:
2017
Citation:
Averianov, Alexander and Sues, Hans-Dieter. 2017. "Sauropod teeth from the Upper Cretaceous Bissekty Formation of Uzbekistan." Historical Biology, 29, (5) 641–653. https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2016.1229777.
Identifier:
143074
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1080/08912963.2016.1229777
ISSN:
0891-2963
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries and Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:slasro_143074

Academy of Maqam - "Tarona 3" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-03-10T17:41:20.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Academy of Maqam - "Tarona 5" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-03-30T18:17:44.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Academy of Maqam - "Tarona 2" [Official Audio]

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2009-03-10T17:33:40.000Z
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Academy of Maqam - "Tarona 1" [Official Audio]

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Folio from a Mihr-u Mushtari (The Sun and Jupiter) by Shams al-Din Muhammad Assar Tabrizi (d. ca. 1382); verso: Mihr at school; recto: text, Shah Shapur sends Mihr and Mushtari to school

Calligrapher:
Ibrahim Khalil  Search this
Medium:
Opaque watercolor and gold on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 19.7 x 11.6 cm (7 3/4 x 4 9/16 in)
Type:
Manuscript
Origin:
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Date:
1523-24 (930 A.H.)
Period:
Uzbek period
Topic:
Uzbek period (1500 - 1598)  Search this
Uzbekistan  Search this
prince  Search this
Mushtari  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
school  Search this
student  Search this
Mihr  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1932.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye30c4038f5-ded4-4b26-ba77-c3b206453599
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1932.5
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Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture

Creator:
Seherr-Thoss, Hans Christoph, Graf von, 1918-  Search this
Seherr-Thoss, Sonia P.  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (approximate: 1250 items)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Place:
Uzbekistan
Iran -- Antiquities
Turkey
Afghanistan
Date:
circa 1960-1968
Summary:
Photographs and negatives of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss. Mounted and unmounted color slides, transparencies, black and white negatives, mounted prints, contact sheets, and a photograph, circa 1960-1968. The majority of images, taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss, appear in their publication, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, and Turkey, published by the, Smithsonian Institution Press, in 1968. Countries depicted are Iran, Turkey, Afghanistan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan.
Scope and Contents of the Collection:
Photographs and negatives of Islamic monuments. Photos taken by Hans C. Seherr-Thoss and most appear in his and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss' publication, Design and color in Islamic architecture: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey.

The mounted slides have been placed in cold storage due to preservation concerns and the transparencies and mounted photos have not yet been processed.
Arrangement note:
This collection is arranged into three series by format: 1. Mounted slides, 2. Transparencies, and 3. Mounted photos. Only the mounted slides have been arranged and remain in their original order.
Biographical/Historical note:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II. Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award. In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection. Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss died on June 13, 2006.
Biography of Sonia P. and Hans C. Seherr-Thoss:
Count Hans Seherr-Thoss was born in Dobrau, Germany in 1912 (New York Times, October 29, 1992.) He later became a United States citizen and served in the United States' Army during World War II.

Sonia Phipps Farrell married Seherr-Thoss in Palm Beach, Florida, on March 3, 1948 (The Washington Post, March 2, 1948.) Both had children from previous marriages. Mrs. Seherr-Thoss graduated from Columbia University with majors in economics and sociology. She served as president of the Litchfield (Connecticut) Historical Society and the Oliver Wolcott Library. She received the Paul Harris Fellowship for community service and the Connecticut Association of Schools awarded her the Distinguished Friend of Education Award.

In 1968, the Smithsonian Institution Press published, Design and Color in Islamic Architecture: Afganistan, Iran, Turkey. Written by Mrs. Seherr-Thoss, the photographs were taken by Mr. Seherr-Thoss during their travels to the concerned regions. Many of the photographs featured in that publication are included in this collection.

Hans C. Seherr-Thoss died on October 28, 1992 and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss died on June 13, 2006.
Related Materials:
Other collections housed in the archives documenting Islamic monuments include: Ambassador Richard B. Parker Photographs of Islamic Monuments and the Lionel Bier Architectural Drawings.
Provenance:
This collection was donated by Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Mounted slides are in cold storage; digital surrogates are preferred for access. One week's notice is required prior to access originals.
Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Topic:
Decoration and ornament, Architectural -- Middle East  Search this
Islamic antiquities  Search this
Mosques  Search this
Islamic architecture  Search this
Minarets  Search this
Genre/Form:
Color slides
Transparencies
Photographic prints
Citation:
Hans C. and Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss Photographs of Islamic Architecture. FSA.A2001.15. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Gift of Sonia P. Seherr-Thoss, 2001.
Identifier:
FSA.A2001.15
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Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3f918f05f-2bcc-4c1e-939a-9fb75631a9bd
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a2001-15

Lobed bowl with lion, foliage and a ring of raised dots

Medium:
Hammered silver with repoussé and chased decoration
Dimensions:
H x Diam: 4.8 × 15.3 cm (1 7/8 × 6 in)
Culture:
Sogdians, flourished 4th-8th century CE  Search this
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Probably Uzbekistan
Date:
late 6th-early 7th century
Topic:
lion  Search this
Central Asia  Search this
Uzbekistan  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Sogdia  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F1997.13
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Usage conditions apply
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The Sogdians
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On View:
Freer Gallery 16: Center of the World: China and the Silk Road
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye33dee2fe6-6133-45c3-ab9d-9df0ae882591
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1997.13
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Wine cup with elephant heads on ring handle

Medium:
Hammered silver with repoussé, chased, and ring-punched decoration and mercury gilding
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.3 x 8.7 x 7.1 cm (2 1/2 x 3 7/16 x 2 13/16 in)
Culture:
Sogdians, flourished 4th-8th century CE  Search this
Type:
Vessel
Origin:
Central Asia, probably Uzbekistan
Date:
early 7th century
Topic:
elephant  Search this
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Sogdia  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number:
F2012.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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The Sogdians
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Freer Gallery 16: Center of the World: China and the Silk Road
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3d5058130-0d6b-447e-847e-5367d7321c06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F2012.1

Wall hanging

Medium:
5.5 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 213 x 140 cm (83 7/8 x 55 1/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Samarkand or Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Date:
1850-1875
Topic:
Central Asia  Search this
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye38113d622-3588-47af-91be-79e27cf006b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.65

Wall hanging

Medium:
6 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 211 x 175 cm (83 1/16 x 68 7/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Probably Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Date:
1850-1875
Topic:
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.66
Restrictions & Rights:
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3c5f8e5b6-d422-4c2e-96fa-558f96047c81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.66

Wall hanging

Medium:
6 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 210 x 168 cm (82 11/16 x 66 1/8 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Bukhara or Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Date:
mid 19th century
Topic:
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye31267dd69-7bb9-4eaf-a680-06cc668b4cf2
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edanmdm:fsg_S2004.67
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Wall hanging

Medium:
4 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 229 x 102 cm (90 3/16 x 40 3/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Probably Samarkand, Uzbekistan
Date:
mid 19th century
Topic:
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye330dd7bc7-54c3-4955-8d14-6159802a8819
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edanmdm:fsg_S2004.68
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Wall hanging

Medium:
2.5 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 132 x 92 cm (51 15/16 x 36 1/4 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Bukhara, Uzbekistan
Date:
mid 19th century
Topic:
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.69
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye360908ee2-5fae-4e7c-a2f6-02ed0d37e33d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.69

Wall hanging

Medium:
3 panels, warp-faced plain weave; silk, cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (overall): 118 x 83 cm (46 7/16 x 32 11/16 in)
Type:
Costume and Textile
Origin:
Uzbekistan
Date:
1850-1875
Topic:
Uzbekistan  Search this
Arts of the Islamic World  Search this
Goldman collection  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Guido Goldman
Accession Number:
S2004.70
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ye3151ef7c8-998b-44fc-b9aa-ae3097a92d4a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_S2004.70
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