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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

Creator:
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948  Search this
Subject:
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.)
Type:
Paper Squeezes
Place:
Iran, Fars, Takht-e Jamshid, Tachara
Asia
Iran
Persepolis (Iran)
Date:
1923-1934
Notes:
- 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 http://www.asia.si.edu/archives/finding_aids/herzfeld.html#series6
Organization:
Papers squeezes are organized in sequential number following language scripts, which are housed in folders, and stored in metal flat files
Summary:
- 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
Topic:
Art of the Islamic World  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Excavations (Archaeology)  Search this
Inscriptions  Search this
Inscriptions, Arabic  Search this
Local number:
A-23
FSA A.6 06.A023
Restrictions & Rights:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu
Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository
See more items in:
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
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_294608