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Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Squeeze of Three Arabic Inscriptions, in Kufic Script, on West Wall of Middle Portico of the Tachara (Palace of Darius)

Catalog Data

Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Physical description:
1 paper squeeze : b&w ; 11 in.x 25 in. (27.9 cm. x 63.5 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 Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
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, "79."
- Additional information from Ernst Herzfeld's sketchbook, SK-V (Skizzenbuch V Persien 1923), reads, "[Page] 52. Persepolis, TacŐĆara, W-Wand v. mitte Vorhalle, Nische."
- Additional information from Joseph Upton's Finding Aid reads, "Arabic No. 23 [no neg.] Persepolis, Tachara. Three inscriptions numbered on back in red 79. For top: see N-108, p.108 and SK-V, p.52. For bottom: see N-108, p.110 and [photo] File 33-67."
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 41
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Local number:
FSA A.6 06.A023
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