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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

Catalog Data

Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 16 in.x 21 in. (40.7 cm. x 53.3 cm.)
Paper Squeezes
Iran, Fars, Takht-e Jamshid, Tachara
Persepolis (Iran)
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Joseph Upton's Finding Aid.
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.
Finding aid available in the Archives Department and on Internet
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files
- 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)."
Cite as:
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Repository Loc.:
Map case drawers Drawer 51
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
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
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.M133
Restrictions & Rights:
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 6: Paper Squeezes of Inscriptions 1903-1947
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives