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Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks; Subseries 2.12: Antiquities 2: Sketchbook 28

Creator
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Subject
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Type
Sketchbooks
Drawings
Sketches
Physical Description
Sketchbook : 1 volume (23 pages) ; 12.3 cm. x 25.3 cm
Restrictions & Rights
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Local number
Ernst Herzfeld Papers; SK-28
FSA A.06 02.12.28
Other title
Ernst Herzeld; Skizzenbuch XXVIII: Antiken II
Notes
- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Herzfeld's original sketchbook title and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
- Additional information from staff reads, "Ernst Herzfeld inadvertently duplicated the numbering of page 29 through page 35. He later corrected the duplicated set of numbers which now ranges from page 35 to page 47. Unfortunately, in his four inventories of objects, he did not apply these corrections when referring to sketchbook 28."
Finding aid, based on Joseph M. Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive, 1974, is available in the Archives Department and on Internet http://www.asia.si.edu/archives/finding_aids/herzfeld.html#series2
Organization
Sketchbooks, housed in document boxes and stored on shelves, are organized by Joseph Upton into 13 subject categories
Summary
- SK-28 is the twenty-eighth of a series of thirty-five sketchbooks (Skizzenbücher), in which Ernst Herzfeld recorded his observations on archaeological remains, reliefs and inscriptions, prehistoric artifacts and decorative motifs related to Babylon (Iraq), Baghdad (Iraq), Bujnurd (Iran), Constantinople (Turkey), Hamadan (Iran), Harsin (Iran), Isfahan (Iran), Masshad (Iran), Nihavand (Iran), Ray (Iran), Saveh (Iran) and the prehistoric mound of Tepe Giyan (Iran).
- Original handwritten title on cover reads: "Ernst Herzfeld; Skizzenbuch XXVIII: Antiken II."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 1 reads, "three polished jugs or vases: left) [black ware with burnished linear pattern], [see N-91, inventory number 2476], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0055]; center) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2474], [see FSA A.6 05.0643], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0024]; right) [small gray ware vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2475], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0031]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 2 reads, "six polished jugs or jars: top left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2482], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0381]; top right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2480], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0200]; bottom far left) [ceramic vessel with handle], [see N-91, inventory number 2477], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0054]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel with handle], [see N-91, inventory number 2478], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0050]; bottom right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2479], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0105]; bottom far right) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2481], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0381]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 3 reads, "Tepe Giyan; top left) [painted ceramic vessel with three legs], [see N-91, inventory number 2483], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0861]; bottom left) [ceramic vessel], [see N-91, inventory number 2484]; right) [fragment of a rhyton], [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2273 and inventory number 2485], [see FSA A.6 05.0659], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0041; FSA A.6 04.GN.0045]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 4 reads, "left) pierced bells from Tepe Giyan and Hamadan [(bronze jingles)], [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2268; inventory number 2489; inventory number 2490], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0539; FSA A.6 04.GN.0540]; top right) small beaker (Sawa) [(ceramic vessel with long spout)], [see N-91, inventory number 2491]; bottom right) bronze mirror, [see N-91, inventory number 2495], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1155]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 5 reads, "top left) [bronze] mirror, [see N-89, inventory number 201]; bottom left) copper bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2493]; center) three small covers of copper, bronze or brass, [see N-89, inventory number 215], [see N-91, inventory number 2492; inventory number 2496]; right) pierced iron plaque with invocation to Muhammad and 'Ali, [see N-91, inventory number 2498]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 6 reads, "left) [bronze vessel] with animal design (Bujnurd), [see N-91, inventory number 2494], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0020]; center) copper bowl, [see N-91, inventory number 2270], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0023]; right) bronze candlestick, [see N-91, inventory number 2499]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 7 reads, "left) [glass bottle], [see N-91, inventory number 2523], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0439]; right) bronze candlestick, [see N-91, inventory number 2524]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 8 reads, "five small glass bottles or vials (Sawa [Saveh]), [see N-91, inventory number 2512; inventory number 2513; inventory number 2514; inventory number 2515; inventory number 2516]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 9 reads, "four small cut or molded glass bottles (Sawa), [see N-91, inventory number 2517; inventory number 2518; inventory number 2519; inventory number 2520]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 10 reads, "five glass objects: bottle (Sawa), bowl (Ray), [see N-91, inventory number 2522; inventory number 2525; inventory number 2526; inventory number 2527; inventory number 2528]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 11 reads, "small objects of glass, lead, ivory and porcelain, [see N-91, inventory number 2529; inventory number 2531; inventory number 2532; inventory number 2533; inventory number 2534]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 12 reads, "bronze tripod, [see N-91, inventory number 2534]; [carved] bone or [ivory] buttons, [see N-91, inventory number 2500; inventory number 2501; inventory number 2502], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0230; FSA A.6 04.GN.0231]; [stone seals from Tepe Giyan], [see N-91, inventory number 2503; inventory number 2505; inventory number 2506; inventory number 2507], [TG 1; TG 54; TG 56; TG 58], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825; FSA A.6 04.GN.0832; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 13 reads, "left) [stone buttons] and seals (Tepe Giyan), [see N-91, inventory number 2504; inventory number 2508; inventory number 2509; inventory number 2510], [TG 10; TG 17; TG 21; TG 30], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0822; FSA A.6 04.GN.1082]; top center) ceramic vessel with three legs, [see N-91, inventory number 2511], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0068; FSA A.6 04.GN.0719]; bottom center) jewelry, [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2279]; top right) [gold object], [see N-91, inventory number 2278]; bottom right) [cylinder seal impression], [see N-91, inventory number 2693], [TG 186], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.3205]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 14 reads, "gold ring, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0498]; stone bowl (Mashhad); copper bowls (Nihavand) , [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0017; FSA A.6 04.GN.0521]; alabaster [conical] vase (Samarra), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0220]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 15 reads, "four hand-made small jars in Richard Collection, Louvre; and lance head or [arrow blades], Tepe Giyan, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0493; FSA A.6 04.GN.0495)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 16 reads, "Nihavand [(Iran)], two dagger and two [metal] lance [blades], [see N-91, inventory number 2778; inventory number 2779], [TG 265; TG 266], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0492; FSA A.6 04.GN.0533, FSA A.6 04.GN.0793; FSA A.6 04.GN.0794]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 17 reads, "Nihavand [(Iran)], two bronze digitated axes, [see N-89, inventory number 779], [see N-91, inventory number 2738], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0536; FSA A.6 04.GN.0537; FSA A.6 04.GN.0797)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 18 reads, "bronze bit [depicting an animal], [see N-89, inventory number 778], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0726]; bronze lamp; four small [bronze objects with animal design], Hamadan, Constantinople, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0153; FSA A.6 04.GN.0158]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 19 reads, "left) alabaster vase (Babylon), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1429]; right) [engraved floral ornamentation on bronze vessel]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 20 reads, "left) pottery jug, Kharaj [(Iran)] (Richard Collection, Louvre); right) small glass bottles (Hamadan, Constantinople)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 21 reads, "small stone amulets with animal design (Baghdad, Hamadan, Constantinople), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0145; FSA A.6 04.GN.0146]; small stone and clay figurine, [Baghdad], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0142; FSA A.6 04.GN.0443]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 22 reads, "Arabic glass stamp (Hamadan), clay figurines (Baghdad, Hamadan) and [stone amulet with animal design], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0211]; clay cuneiform tablet (Hamadan), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0325]; Sasanian clay sealings (bullae) (Hamadan)."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 23 reads, "clay figurine and [two metal pins with human figure] ([Baghdad], Cairo, Constantinople), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0022; FSA A.6 04.GN.0443]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 24 reads, "small carved [stone figurines], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0144]; [stone] seals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0825]; Sasanian seal, stone weight, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0141]; bronze bull's head, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0158; FSA A.6 04.GN.1140]. All acquired in Constantinople [(Turkey)]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 25 reads, "roll [(cylinder)] and stamp seals, [see N-91, inventory number 2697; inventory number 2698; inventory number 2696]; weights, [amulets], [bone inlays and pendants] with animal and bird figures, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0138; FSA A.6 04.GN.0140; FSA A.6 04.GN.0142; FSA A.6 04.GN.0150; FSA A.6 04.GN.0152; FSA A.6 04.GN.0160]. All from Constantinople [(Turkey)] or Baghdad [(Iraq)])."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 26 reads, "left) bronze objects with animal figure, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0155; FSA A.6 04.GN.0245; FSA A.6 04.GN.0252; FSA A.6 04.GN.0254]; right) slate "dish" [(slate palette of ducks)] (Cairo [(Egypt)]), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0221]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 27 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2536], [see FSA A.6 05.0640], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0135]; right) large jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2537], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0088; FSA A.6 04.GN.0871]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 28 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) jar [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2538], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0062]; center) small cup, [see N-91, inventory number 2544], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0068]; right) [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern)], [see N-91, inventory number 2539], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0132]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 29 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) albarello [(ceramic vessel with painted pattern and animal design)], [see N-91, inventory number 2540], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0767]; center top) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2543], [see FSA A.6 05.0642], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0137]; center bottom) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2541], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0036; FSA A.6 04.GN.0075]; right) small jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2542], [see FSA A.6 05.0641], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0064; FSA A.6 04.GN.0112]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 30 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2545], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0077]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2546], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0756]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 31 reads, "Tepe Giyan, left) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2547], [see FSA A.6 05.0639], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0071]; right) large jar, [see N-91, inventory number 2548], [see FSA A.6 05.0638], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0134]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 32 reads, "Ray [(Iran)], left) long-spouted jug (Meyer Collection), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0100]; right)three-legged jug with bits of glaze inlay on shoulder."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 33 reads, "Cuneiform inscription on part of gold tablet [(gold tablet, reconstruction of inscription by Ariaramnes, AmH, old Persian version], Hamadan [(Iran)], Oct. 30, [19]29, [see FSA A.6 05.1427]."
- In Finding Aid, captions for pg. 34 and 35 reads, "Cuneiform inscription on both sides of bronze plaque [(Abdadana Tablet, bronze tablet with Babylonian inscription)], Hamadan [(Iran)], Oct. 30, [19]29, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0303; FSA A.6 04.GN.0304; FSA A.6 04.GN.0305; FSA A.6 04.GN.0306; FSA A.6 04.GN.0307; FSA A.6 04.GN.0308; FSA A.6 04.GN.0388]; [see FSA A.6 06.C058; FSA A.6 06.C059; FSA A.6 06.C059a]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 36 reads, "left) sardonyx roll [(cylinder)] seal with cuneiform inscription (possession of Procureur Général, Isfahan); right) nail with incomplete cuneiform inscription (Hamadan, [November 1929]), [see N-91, inventory number 2818]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 37 reads, "Two fragments of cuneiform plaque in British Museum; engraved mussel shell (Isfahan, Harsin type) [possibly shield buckle of bronze decorated with a cross and four ibexes], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0148]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 38 reads, "eleven stone seals or [buttons], [15 December 1929], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0826; FSA A.6 04.GN.0829; FSA A.6 04.GN.0834; FSA A.6 04.GN.0835; FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 39 reads, "Luristan [(Iran)], bronze [digitated] axe with human figure (Nihavand), [December 1929], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0525]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 40 reads, "left) [ring from bronze bit], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0397]; center) [bronze object]; right) cast bronze with affronted animals, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0525]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 41 reads, "bronze [top of pin], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0396]; silver [whetstone with a ram's head], [see N-91, inventory number 2281], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0252]; [bronze and silver bracelets with animal design] (Tepe Giyan), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0254]; [stamp seal from Harsin]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 43 reads, "button stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2678], [TG 12], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2677], [TG 3], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2679], [TG 5], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2683], [TG 33], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0829]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2682], [TG 13], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, Tepe Yadgar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1081]; stone seal, Tepe Yadgar, [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0830]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 45 reads, "button stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2681], [TG 16], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, [TG], [see N-91, inventory number 2685], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0824]; stone seal, [see N-91, inventory number 2812], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0496]; small stone animal heads (Tello), [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0738]; stone weights, [see N-91, inventory number 157 and inventory number 2214], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.1141]; stone object with animal head, [see N-91, inventory number 150], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0738]."
- In Finding Aid, caption for pg. 47 reads, "Small stone [amulets] (1 from Tello) with drilled markings and animal design, [see N-91, inventory number 2212], [see FSA A.6 04.GN.0140]."
Cite as
The Ernst Herzfeld papers, Series 2: Sketchbooks. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C
Repository Loc.
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
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Place
Asia
Iran
Iraq
Turkey
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