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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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Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a-06
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SQ 133: Persepolis, Tachara (the top 12 lines)

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 16 in.x 21 in. (40.7 cm. x 53.3 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-133
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Takht-e Jamshid -- Tachara
Date:
1923-1931
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 1979.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "."
- Additional information from Ernst Herzfeld's sketchbook, SK-V (Skizzenbuch V Persien 1923), reads, "[Page] 2. Persepolis, Tačara, I. Am rechten (östl.) Pfeiler u. Mittelw v. Südhalle (zum ...saal). Am eins gehesen, 9.XII.23; col. 20.VI, 31. Neg. 6932."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "No. 133 ([neg.] 1979) Persepolis, Tachara (the top 12 lines)."
Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription of the Time of Shapur II, Middle Persian Version, on Southern Doorway of Main Hall of the Tachara
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
M-133

FSA A.6 06.M133
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Paper squeezes related primarly to the excavation of Persepolis, from 1931 through 1934, under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago.
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
Architecture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Pahlavi  Search this
Middle Persian language  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.M133
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.2: Middle Persian Inscriptions
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10252

SQ 1: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines. 1--6, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-1
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5053, bottom and 5038.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R I."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 1. ([neg.] 5053, bottom, and [neg.] 5038) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-6, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 1: Lines 1-6, top left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-001

FSA A.6 06.C001
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C001
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10255

SQ 2: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7--12, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-2
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5058, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "5."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 2. ([neg.] 5058, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7-12, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 2: Lines 7-12, second from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-002

FSA A.6 06.C002
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C002
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10257

SQ 3: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13--18, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Achaemenid dynasty, 559-330 B.C.  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-3
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5049, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "7."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 3. ([neg.] 5049, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13-18, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 3: Lines 13-18, third from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Achaemenid Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-003

FSA A.6 06.C003
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Ernst Herzfeld first visited Naqsh-i Rustam in November 1905 during his expedition return from the Assur (Kalat Schergat, Iraq) excavation. During the two last months of 1923 as well as early March 1924, in addition of his work on the terrace of Persepolis, Herzfeld spent time at Naqsh-i Rustam checking the inscriptions. In 1928, the architect Friedrich Krefter joined Herzfeld in Persia, in an expedition funded by the Notgemeinschaft der Deutschen Wissenschaft, to complete various measured plans and drawings in Persepolis, Pasargadae, and Naqsh-i Rustam. On March 1, 1931, now under the auspices of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, excavations at Persepolis were begun. Ultimately, in 1933, attention was directed to Naqsh-i Rustam, where Herzfeld traced the outer enclosure of the site and copied the inscription on the tomb of Darius I. Ernst Herzfeld left Persepolis permanently in Spring 1934.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Archaeology  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C003
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10259

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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 28 in. (53.3 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-4
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5055, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "4."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 4. ([neg.] 5055, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 21-26, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 4: Lines 21-26, fourth from top, right edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-004

FSA A.6 06.C004
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C004
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10261

SQ 5: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25--32, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 22 in.x 29 in. (55.9 cm. x 73.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-5
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5063.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "13."
Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 5. ([neg.] 5063) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25-32, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 5: Lines 25-32, fifth from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-005

FSA A.6 06.C005
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C005
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10263

SQ 6: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1--7, middle

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 22 in.x 29 in. (55.9 cm. x 73.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-6
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5054.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 6. ([neg.] 5054) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-7, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 6: Lines 1-7, top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-006

FSA A.6 06.C006
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C006
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10265

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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 22 in.x 28 in. (55.9 cm. x 71 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-7
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5052 and 5047.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R 4."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 7. ([neg.] 5052 and [neg.] 5047) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 8-13, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 7: Lines 8-13, second from top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-007

FSA A.6 06.C007
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C007
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10267

SQ 8: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13--20, middle

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 26 in.x 27 in. (66 cm. x 68.6 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-8
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5050, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "8."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 8. ([neg.] 5050, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 13-20, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 8: Lines 13-20, third from top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-008

FSA A.6 06.C008
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C008
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10269

SQ 9: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 21--25, middle

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 16 in.x 24 in. (40.6 cm. x 61 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-9
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5050, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "11."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 9. ([neg.] 5050, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 21-25, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 9: Lines 21-25, fourth from top, middle."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-009

FSA A.6 06.C009
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and on Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C009
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10271

SQ 10: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25--30

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 20 in.x 30 in. (50.8 cm. x 76.2 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-10
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5035, bottom, 5064, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "14."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 10. ([neg.] 5064, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 25-30."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 10: Lines 25-30, fifth from top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-010

FSA A.6 06.C010
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C010
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
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ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10273

SQ 11: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 31--40, middle

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 30 in.x 36 in. (76.2 cm. x 91.4 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-11
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5056.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R 17."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 11. ([neg.] 5056) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 31-40, middle."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 11: Lines 31-40, sixth from top, middle."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-011

FSA A.6 06.C011
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C011
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10275

SQ 12: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1--6, right

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 21 in.x 29 in. (53.2 cm. x 73.6 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-12
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5058, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "Ni R 3."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 12. ([neg.] 5058, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 1-6, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 12: Lines 1-6, top right edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-012

FSA A.6 06.C012
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C012
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10277

SQ 13: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7--13, right

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 19 in.x 23 in. (48.2 cm. x 58.4 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-13
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5035, top and 5064, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "6."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 13. ([neg.] 5064, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 7-13, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 13: Lines 7-13, second from top, right edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-013

FSA A.6 06.C013
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C013
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10279

SQ 14: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 14--20, right

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 22 in.x 25 in. (55.9 cm. x 63.4 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-14
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5049, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "9."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 14. ([neg.] 5064, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 14-20, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 14: Lines 14-20, third from top, right edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-014

FSA A.6 06.C014
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C014
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10281

SQ 15: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 19--24, left

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 20 in.x 23 in. (50.9 cm. x 58.4 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-15
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5055, bottom.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "18-25."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 15. ([neg.] 5055, bottom) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 19-24, left."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 15: Lines 19-24, fourth from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-015

FSA A.6 06.C015
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C015
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10283

SQ 16: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 27--34, right

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 25 in.x 25 in. (63.5 cm. x 63.5 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-16
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5057.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 16. ([neg.] 5057) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 27-34, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 16: Lines 27-34, fifth from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-016

FSA A.6 06.C016
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C016
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10285

SQ 17: Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 35--39, right

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 18 in.x 29 in. (45.7 cm. x 73.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-17
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5053, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscrition Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Original handwritten annotation reads, "18."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 17. ([neg.] 5053, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. Lines 35-39, right."
- Additional information from staff reads, "Squeeze No. 17: Lines 35-39, sixth from top, left edge."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Old Persian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-017

FSA A.6 06.C017
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Old Persian inscriptions  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C017
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a-06-ref10287

SQ 18: Naqsh-i Rustam: print marked. "Akkad. L" IIa 1--5

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Names:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Collection Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst, 1879-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper squeeze, b&w, 18 in.x 20 in. (45.7 cm. x 50.7 cm.))
Container:
Item SQ-18
Type:
Archival materials
Paper squeezes
Place:
Asia
Iran
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran)
Iran -- Fars -- Naqsh-i Rustam -- Tomb of Darius I
Date:
1923-1934
Scope and Contents note:
Print corresponds to negative 5041, top.
Scope and Contents:
- Original handwritten annotation on back of the squeeze reads, "Ni R b bab I."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Squeeze No. 18. ([neg.] 5041, top) Naqsh-i Rustam. "Akkad. L" IIa. [Lines] 1-5."
- Information from Roland G. Kent's 1953 publication reads, "DNb = Darius, Naqsh-i Rustam. The inscription Naqsh-i Rustam B stands on the two sides of the door in the center of the crossbeam: Old Persian in the panel to its left, in 60 lines; Elamite, 43 lines, in the panel to the right, with an Aramaic version in 25 lines at the bottom; in the last panel to the right, the Akkadian version in 39 lines with the space of one line vacant between lines 31 and 32."
- Additional information from Roland G. Kent's publication reads, "Some miles north of Persepolis, on the south face of a steep ridge known as Ḥusain Kūh or 'Mountain of Husain', there are four gigantic niches, cut in the shape of Greek crosses, and serving as entrances to the tombs lying in the rock behind them. The second from the east is the tomb of Darius I, and bears inscriptions." [Roland Kent: Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953, p.109."]
- Additional information from staff reads, "Herzfeld has divided the Akkadian version of inscription DNb into six row of squeezes, numbered I to VI, with a total of 39 lines. A letter, numbered a to e, then was added to the Roman numeral for the position of the squeeze starting from left. This squeeze has been numbered by Herzfeld: Ia."
Naqsh-i Rustam (Iran): Squeeze of Inscription, DNb, Akkadian Version, on the Tomb of Darius I
Arrangement:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files.
Local Numbers:
C-018

FSA A.6 06.C018
General:
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Roland G. Kent's publication, "Old Persian. Grammar, Texts, Lexicon. 2nd Revised Edition. American Oriental Society, Vol. 33. American Oriental Society, New Haven, Connecticut, 1953," and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository.
Topic:
Ancient Near Eastern Art  Search this
Achaemenian inscriptions  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions  Search this
Cuneiform inscriptions, Akkadian  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Paper Squeezes
Collection Citation:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. Gift of Ernst Herzfeld, 1946
Identifier:
FSA.A.06, Item FSA A.6 06.C018
See more items in:
Ernst Herzfeld Papers
Ernst Herzfeld Papers / Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions / 6.3: Cuneiform Script
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
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