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Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Fragments of Ceramic Vessels with Painted Patterns and Animal Design, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA) graphic

Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Glass negatives
Physical Description
1 glass negative : b&w ; 13 cm. x 18 cm
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Local number
FSA A.6 04.GN.0837
Drawing related to a trial excavation undertook by Ernst Herzfeld in the Summer 1928 as well as a campaign of excavation at the western mound, Tall-i-Bakun A under the auspice of the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago, carried out by Alexander Langsdorff under Ernst Herzfeld's direction between March 25, 1932 and July 21, 1932.
Finding aid available in the Archives Department and on Internet
- Glass Negatives, chronogically numbered from 1 to 5,075, originally stored in 80 wooden boxes of approximately 50 photographs each, are housed in document boxes and stored on shelves
Additional information from Finding Aid reads, "Photo File 4. "Prehistoric Persepolis." Subseries 4.4.1: Vol. 1, No. 68 (Negative Number: 837). Fragmentary bowls and painted potsherds."
Cite as
The Ernst Herzfeld papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Repository Loc.
Shelves 31.b.1
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
See more items in
Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 4: Photographic Files 1903-1947
Iran, Fars, Takht-e Jamshid, Tal-i Bakun
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)