Excavation of Persepolis (Iran): Reconstruction of Pottery with Painted Patterns: Two Bowls with Geometrical Ornaments, from Prehistoric Mound of Tal-i Bakun (PPA) drawing

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- Title is provided by Xavier Courouble, FSg Archives cataloger, based on Ernst Herzfeld original drawings'caption and Joseph Upton's Catalogue of the Herzfeld Archive.
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.
Drawings are arranged roughly in sequential number sequences, housed in document boxes or in flat file folders by size, and stored in the map case drawers
Original caption on verso reads, "Tf. LIV. D-463 [is numbered] 2113; D-464 [is numbered] 3266."
Additional information reads, "Drawings D-463, D-463a, D-464, D-464a (water-colors) are mounted on mat numbered Pl.LIV."
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 29
Smithsonian Institution, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, 1050 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, DC 20013-7012
Restrictions & Rights
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Ernst Herzfeld Papers 1899-1962
Ernst Herzfeld Papers, Series 5: Drawings and Maps 1903-1947
Local number
FSA A.06 05.0463
FSA A.06 05.0463a
FSA A.06 05.0464
FSA A.06 05.0464a
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Herzfeld, Ernst 1879-1948
Ancient Near Eastern Art
Architectural drawing
Decoration and ornament
Excavations (Archaeology)
Iran, Fars, Takht-e Jamshid, Tal-i Bakun
Bakun, Tall-e (Iran)
Physical description
1 drawing : 25.3 cm. x 14.5 cm
1 drawing : 25.4 cm. x 21 cm
1 drawing : 25.4 cm. x 16.5 cm
1 drawing : 25.3 cm. x 20.4 cm
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives