D~ CAPTIONS OF ILLUSTRATIONS

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DĀ O DOḴTAR 

Figure 25a. Facade of Dā o Doḵtar. After Ghirshman, 1951. 

DĀ O DOḴTAR 

Figure 25b. Plan of Dā o Doḵtar. After Herzfeld, 1941.

DĀ O DOḴTAR 

Figure 26. Elevation of columns and details of the facade of Dā o Doḵtar. After Herzfeld, 1941.

DĀDIŠOʿ QAṬRĀYĀ

Figure 1. A. Scher, “Notice sur la vie et les oeuvres de Dadîšôʿ Qaṭraya,” JA, sér. 10, 6, 1906, p. 103.

DAF(F) AND DAYERA ii. In Afghanistan

Plate LIV. Female professional musician in the city of Herat, holding her locally made dāyera fitted with pellet bells.

DAF(F) AND DAYERA  ii. In Afghanistan

Plate LV. A young girl from the city of Herat playing a locally made dāyera, while supporting the instrument on her shins.

DĀḠ 

Figure 27. Baḵtīārī branding iron. After Digard, p. 65 fig. 29.

DĀḠ 

Figure 28. Some typical Baḵtīārī brands. After Digard, p. 66 fig. 30.

DĀḠ 

Figure 29. Examples of Persian camel brands. After M. Honarī, pp. 62-63; Salmānī, pp. 159-60.

DĀḠESTĀN i. Cultural Relations with Persia

Figure 30. Pahlavi building inscriptions, Darband, 6th century. After Pakhomov, nos. 1-3.

DĀḠESTĀN i. 

Figure 31. Detail of a tombstone inscription, with Persian verses, Khnov, 14th century. After Shikhsaidov, 1984, p. 210 no. 91a.

DĀḠESTĀN i. 

Figure 32. Page from a manuscript of Jāmeʿ al-loḡatayn by Dabīrqādī of Khunzak, early 19th century. Gamzat Tsadasa Institute of History, Languages, and Literature, Dāḡestān Scientific Center, Makhachkala, ms. F. 14 no. 535.

DĀḠESTĀN i. 

Figure 33. Drawing, ornamental stucco panel from the base of one of the supports in the mosque of Kara-Kureh, 10th century. After Shikhsaidov, 1984, p. 103 no. 37b.

DĀḠESTĀN i. 

Figure 34. Drawing, wooden doors from the mosque of Kala-Koreish, 12th-13th century. After Khudozhestvennaya kul’tura srednevekovogo Dagestana.

DAGUERREOTYPE

Plate LVI. Malek-Qāsem Mīrzā. This self-portrait seems to be the only existing photographic witness to the one Persian daguerreotype that survived up to 1357 Š./1979. Copyright C. Adle.

DAHAN-E ḠOLĀMĀN

Figure 35. Isometric plan of building QN 3, Dahan-e Ḡolāmān.

DAL’VERZIN TEPE

Plate LVII. Gypsum-coated clay head of a devata, from the Buddhist temple extra muros, Dal’verzin Tepe.

DALMĀ TEPE

Figure 36. Drawings of impressed, red-slipped, and painted wares from Dalmā Tepe. Photograph Hasanlu Project, The University Museum of Archaeology/ Anthropology.

DAL’VERZIN TEPE

Plate LVIII. Gypsum-coated clay head of a youth, Buddhist temple intra muros, Dal’verzin Tepe.

DAL’VERZIN TEPE

Plate LIX. Terracotta bust of the goddess Ardoḵšo, Dal’verzin Tepe.

DĀMḠĀN

Figure 37. Summary plan of Dāmḡān (Caption too long)

DANCE i. In Pre-Islamic Iran

Figure 38. Drawing of Chalcolithic potsherd from Tepe Mūsīān, in Ḵūzestān. After Contenau, p. 177 fig. 27a.

DANCE i. 

Plate LX. Detail of stucco column relief from Qaḷʿa-ye Yazdegerd, Kurdistan, Parthian period. Photograph courtesy of the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Canada, no. QY76.A40.

DANCE i.

Plate LXI. Detail of female dancer, silver jug, Sasanian period, Iran Bastan Museum, Tehran. Photograph A. Sh. Shahbazi.

DĀNĪĀL-E NABĪ iii. The Tomb of Dānīāl

Plate LXII. The tomb of Dānīāl at Šūš, viewed from the east. Photograph courtesy Mīrāṯ-e farhangī-e Irān.

DARB -E EMĀM

Figure 1. Plan of the Darb-e Emām complex, Ifsahan. After Golombek and Wilber, II, fig. 126.

DARBAND (1)

Figure 1. Plan of Darband. (Map by W. Kleiss)

DARIC

Plate I. a. Siglos, type I, 5.30 gr. b. Daric, type II, 8.24 gr. c. Daric, type III, 8.37 gr. d. Daric, type IV, 8.33 gr. Photographs courtesy of Institut für Numismatik, University of Vienna.

DARIUS iii. Darius I the Great

Figure 1. Head of Darius (see BISOTUN iii).

DARIUS iii. Darius I the Great

Figure 2. Peoples of the Persian empire, as recorded on the relief on the tomb of Darius I at Naqš-e Rostam (numbered in the order in which the peoples are represented on the relief and named in the accompanying text).

DARIUS v. Darius III

Figure 1. The Battle of Gaugamela, depicted in the Alexander Mosaic from the House of the Faun, Pompeii. Museo Archeologico Nazionale Napoli. Photograph licensed under the GFDL by the author of the photograph; released under the GNU Free Documentation License. (See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Alexandermosaic.jpg.)

DARKE, HUBERT SEYMOUR GARLAND

Figure 1. Photograph of Hubert Seymour Garland Darke

DARRA-YE BARRA

Plate II. The fire altar at Darra-ye Barra.

DARVĀZ

Figure 3. Map of Badaḵšān in the mid-19th century, showing boundaries of Darvāz. After Grevemeyer, 1982, p.

DARVĀZA

Figure 4. Pre-Islamic city gates: a. Bolūrābād b. Yaḵvalī c. Rāvāz d. Dūčgagī e. Qalʿa-ye Esmāʿīl Āqā f. Ḥasanlū g. Veraḵram h. Qalʿa-ye Gavūr on the Aras i. Qalʿa-ye Gavūr south of Ḵᵛoy j. Assyrian relief of “Median city” k. Qalʿat l. Ville Royale, Susa m. Eṣṭaḵr n. Koi Krylgan Kala o. Dārābgerd p. Qaṣr-e Abū Naṣr.

DARVĀZA

Figure 5. Islamic city gates: a. Herat b. Marūčak, Afghanistan c. Dāmḡān d. Bam e. Ḵᵛoy f. Īzadḵᵛāst g. Tehran h. Qazvīn i. Semnān j. Shiraz.

DARVĀZA

Figure 6. Īzadḵᵛāst, city gate: a. Plan b. Elevation. After Amory, p. 42.

DĀRZĪN

Plate III. View of fortress 2 at Dārzīn, from the east.

DASTA

Plate IV. Āšūrāʾ procession, with onlookers striking themselves on the head as the dasta passes, Mehrīz, 1977. Photograph K. Bāyegān.

DASTA

Plate V. Dasta on ʿĀšūrāʾ, with šamšīrzan or qamazan in white shrouds striking their heads with swords or long daggers. After Zereschaguine.

DASTA

Plate VI. Dasta with naḵl.

DAŠTĪ, ʿALĪ 

Figure 1. Photograph of ʿAli Dašti (public domain; see WikiCommons: http://commons.wikimedia)

DATE PALM

Plate VII. Impression of cylinder seal, showing Darius I between two palm trees, the British Museum, London, no. 89132. Photograph courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum. 

DAVID, JACOB

Figure 1. “Missionaries of the Tabriz Station, Persia,” in Georgia L. McKinney, "The Sufferings of a Non-Belligerent Nation,” Woman’s Work. A Foreign Missions Magazine 34/8, July 1919, pp. 155-57, photograph, p. 156; Dr. Shedd is seated, center row, right.

DAWĀT

Plate VIII. Bronze inkwell inlaid with silver and copper, Khorasan, late 12th or early 13th century, signed Moḥammad al-Bayyāʿ. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1935, no. 35.128 a, b.

DAWĀT

Plate IX. Brass inkwell inlaid with silver, Persia, early 16th century, signed Mīrak Ḥosayn Yazdī. Victoria & Albert Museum, London, no. 454-1888. Photograph L. Komaroff. 

DĀWŪD KHAN, MOḤAMMAD

Figure 1. Photograph of Moḥammad Dāwūd Khan (scanned negative, file from Wikimedia Commons: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Mohammed-Daoud-Khan-JAC001.jpg; author: James A. Cudney; attribution: Henryhartley).

DAYR-E GAČĪN

Figure 8. Plan of Dayr-e Gačīn. After Shokoohy, p. 450. 

DAYR-E GAČĪN

Plate X. View of Dayr-e Gačīn from the southwest.

DECORATION

Plate XI. Gold ewer of the Buyid Abū Manṣūr Amīr Baḵtīār, western Persia, 356-67/967-78; 13.7 × 16 cm. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., no. 43.1.

DECORATION

Plate XII. Interior of ceramic bowl, Khorasan, 10th-11th centuries. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., no. 57.24.

DECORATION

Plate XIII. Stucco decoration from the congregational mosque, Zavāra, 529/1135. Photograph P. Soucek. 

DECORATION

Plate XIV. Vault with ceramic-tile revetment, Madrasa-ye Emāmī, Isfahan, ca. 755/1354. Photograph P. Soucek.

DECORATION

Plate XV. Illuminated page, with gold, probably from a manuscript of Ḵᵛāndamīr’s Ḥabīb al-sīar, Persia, ca. 1590-1600. Courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Washington D.C., no. S.1986.201, fol. 211b. 

DECORATION

Plate XVI. Panel from mid-19th-century Persian lacquer-painted bookbinding, from a 16th-century manuscript of Neẓāmī’s Ḵamsa. Courtesy of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Washington, D.C., no. S.1986.059. 

DECORATIONS

Plate XVII. Decorations of the Qajar period. a. The Temṯāl-e Amīr al-Moʾmenīn. b. The Aqdas. c. The star of the Lion and sun, first class.

DECORATIONS

Plate XVIIIa. Decorations of the Pahlavi period. a. The Tāj-e Īrān, second class, including ribbon with rosette, badge, and star; photograph courtesy of Hooshang Batmanglidj. b. Star worn as part of the Homāyūn, first and second class; photograph courtesy of Hooshang Batmanglidj. c. The complete Homāyūn, third class; photograph courtesy of Hooshang Batmanglidj. 

DECORATIONS

Plate XVIIIb. Decorations of the Pahlavi period. d. The Ḏu’l-feqār, first class. e. The Ḵedmat, with ribbon and star. 

DEH-E NOW

Figure 10. a. Plan of the rock-cut tomb near Sorḵa-deh. b. Section of the right hand tomb at Farhād-taš. Scale 1:50.

DEH-E NOW

Figure 9. Plan of the rock-cut tombs at Farhād-taš near Deh-e Now. 

DEH-E NOW

Plate XIX. The rock-cut tombs near Deh-e Now. a. General view of the tombs at Farhād-taš. b. Left-hand tomb at Farhād-taš. c. Reliefs above the entrance to the central tomb at Farhād-taš. d. Rock-cut tomb near Sorḵa-deh. 

DEHḴODĀ, MĪRZĀ ʿALĪ-AKBAR QAZVĪNĪ

Figure 1. Dehḵodā, 1946 (illustration in Dehḵodā, Loḡat-nāmaI, fasc. 40, Tehran, 1959, p. 383).

DELBARJĪN

Figure 11. Plan of Delbarjīn

DELHI SULTANATE ii. Architecture

Plate XX. Screen on the courtyard of the Qowwat al-Eslām mosque, Delhi, added by the Ghurid Qoṭb-al-Dīn Aybak, 594/1198. Photograph C. B. Asher.

DELHI SULTANATE ii. 

Plate XXI. Remains of the Qoṭb Menār, Qowwat al-Eslām mosque, Delhi, begun by Qoṭb-al-Dīn Aybak, ca. 1200, completed by Šams-al-Dīn Iltutmiš ca. 626/1229. Photograph C. B. Asher.

DELHI SULTANATE ii. 

Plate XXII. Facade, tomb of Iltutmiš, in the Qowwat al-Eslām mosque, Delhi, ca. 1225. Photograph C. B. Asher.

DELHI SULTANATE ii. 

Plate XXIII. Tomb of Sekandar Shah Lōdī, in the Bāḡ-e Jor, known today as the Lodi Gardens, Delhi, ca. 1517. Photograph C. B. Asher.

DEMOGRAPHY i. In Persia since  1319 Š./1940

Figure 12. Distribution of population and growth in Persia, by šahrestān, 1365-70 Š./1986-91.

DEMOGRAPHY  i. In Persia since 1319 Š./1940

Figure 13. Population tree, Persia, 1370 Š./1991. After Markaz-e āmār, 1371 Š./1992. 

DEMOGRAPHY i. In Persia since  1319 Š./1940

Figure 14. Birth rate in Persia per 1,000, by šahrestān, 1365 Š./1986. 

DEMOGRAPHY i. 

Figure 15. Knowledge of Persian, as represented by percentages of those claiming to understand it, by šahrestān, 1365 Š./1986. 

DEMOGRAPHY i. 

Figure 16. Population density in Afghanistan, by province, according to the censut of 1 1358 Š./1979; figures represent inhabitants per km². After Central Statistics Office.

DEMOTTE ŠĀH-NĀMA

Plate XXIV. Photograph by Antoin Sevrugin of the “Demotte Šāh-nāma” in its binding, taken while it was still in the Qajar royal library in the late 19th century; the illustration of Bahram Gūr hunting is now in the Fogg Museum, Harvard University. Courtesy of the Myron Bement Smith Collection, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., neg. no. 40.7.

DERAFŠ

late XXV.a. Urartian banner on a bronze disk from Altıntepe. After Taşyürek, p. 942 fig. 7.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.b. Persian banner from the “Duris cup”; after Ackermann, p. 2767 fig. 958.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.c. Achaemenid banner, after a photograph by the author of the Persepolis Treasury relief.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.d. Reconstruction of the banner of Darius III on the “Alexander mosaic” from a drawing by W. Zahn, 1832, after Nylander, p. 31 fig. 11.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.e. Miniature banner from Persepolis. After Sāmī, p. 100, figure.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.f. Persid banner after a Persid coin.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXV.g. Persid banner from a coin; after Ackermann, p. 2786 fig. 959.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXVI.a. Standard of Bahrām II from a relief at Naqš-e Rostam; after Sarre, p. 357 fig. 20.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXVI.b. Standard from the relief of Bahrām II at Naqš-e Rostam; after Sarre, p. 357 fig. 19.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXVI.c. Standard of Šāpūr II (?) at Naqš-e Rostam; after Schmidt, III, pl. 95.

DERAFŠ 

Plate XXVI.d. Banner of Šāpūr II (?) at Bīšāpūr, from a drawing byEugène Flandin of the rock relief at Bīšāpūr; after Sarre and Herzfeld, p. 213 fig. 101.

DESERT

 Figure 18. Location of major desert areas in relation to other features. Sources: Anders; Dresch; works by Gabriel; Hedin; Kohl; Persia; the author’s field notes.

DIAKONOFF, IGOR’ MIKHAÏLOVICH

Figure 1. Igor’ Mikhaĭlovich Diakonoff. Courtesy of the author.

DINAR ii. In Islamic Persia 

Plate XXVII.a. Dinar, probably issued in Damascus 692-94, ANS 1002.1.107.

DINAR ii.

Plate XXVII.b. Dinar, probably issued in Damascus, dated 77/697, ANS 1002.1.406.

DINAR ii.  

Plate XXVII.c. Dinar, probably issued in Baghdad, dated 156/772-73, ANS 1917.215.134.

DINAR ii. 

Plate XXVII.d. Dinar, Madīnat al-Salām (Bagh-dad) mint, with the name of the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Moʿtaṣem, dated 222/836-37, ANS 1917.215.340.

DINAR ii.  

Plate XXVII.e. Dinar, Nīšāpūr mint, with names of the Samanid Amīr Naṣr b. Aḥmad and the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Rāżī, dated 328/939-40, ANS 1922.211.52.

DINAR ii. 

Plate XXVII.f. Dinar, Sūq al-Ahvāz mint, with names of the Buyid Moʿezz-al-Dawla and the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Qāder, dated 398/1007-08, ANS 1968.216.9.

DINAR ii. 

Plate XXVII.g. Dinar, Herat mint, with names of the Ghaznavid Sultan Maḥmūd and the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Qāder, dated 404/1013-14, ANS 1972.288.20.

DINAR ii.  

Plate XXVII.h. Dinar, Balḵ mint (?), with names of the Saljuq Sultan Sanjar and the ʿAbbasid caliph al-Mostaršed, dated 515/1121-22, ANS 1979.213.1.

DINAR ii.

Plate XXVII.i. Dinar, Shiraz mint, with names of the Salghurid queen Ābeš Ḵātūn and the il-khan Abaqa, dated 675/1276-77, ANS 1970.81.2. Collection of American Numismatic Society. Scale 1:1.

DIODOTUS

Plate XXVIII. a. Silver tetradrachm, Diodotos in the name ofAntiochus (Cabinet des Medailles, Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, no. R.3681.26). b. Silver tetradrachm, Diodotos in the name of Diodotus (BMm no. 1880.5.1.1.; copyright BritishPrevious1/1Next.

DIRHAM ii. In the Islamic Period

Plate XXIX.a. Dirham, Bīšāpūr mint, 25th year of Ḵosrow II (C.E. 614), American Numismatic Society, 1959.123.1.

DIRHAM ii.

Plate XXIX.b. Dirham, Dārābgerd mint, with name of Ḵosrow, dated 30th year of Yazdegerd III (C.E. 661-62), American Numismatic Society 1975.238.40.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.c. Dirham, Garmkermān (Bardasīr) mint, with name of ʿAmr b. Laqīṯ, governnor of Kermān, dated 83/702-03, American Numismatic Society 1975.238.1.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.d. Dirham, Ray mint, dated 94/712-13, American Numismatic Society 1952.80.12.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.e. Dirham, Ray mint, with name of al-Mahdī Moḥammad son of the commander of the believers, dated 145/762-63, American Numismatic Society 1958.222.10.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.f. Dirham, Madīnat-al-Salām (Baghdad) mint, with name of ʿAbbasid caliph al-Moʿtaṣem, dated 219/834-35, American Numismatic Society 1921.53.10.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.g. Dirham, Sūq al-Ahwāz mint, with names of Buyids Moʿezz-al-Dawla and Rokn-al-Dawla and ʿAbbasid caliph al-Moṭīʿ, dated 342/953-54, American Numismatic Society 1980.35.37.

DIRHAM ii. 

Plate XXIX.h. Dirham, Solṭānīya mint, with name of Il-khan Abū Saʿīd dated 33 Il-khani era (sana ṯāleṯ wa ṯalāṯīn īlḵānīya; 1333-34), 1974.26.108. Collection of American Numismatic Society. Scale 1:1.

DJANBAZIAN, SARKIS

Figure 1. Sarkis Djanbazian. Courtesy of the author.

DOERFER, GERHARD

Figure 1. Photograph of Gerhard Doerfer.

DOKKĀN-E DĀWŪD

Figure 19. Dokkān-e Dāwūd, plan and sections. a. Plan. b. Longitudinal section. c. Cross section through vaulted tomb chamber.

DOKKĀN-E DĀWŪD

Plate XXX.* Dokkān-e Dāwūd, general view.

DOKKĀN-E DĀWŪD

Plate XXXI.* Relief known as Kel-e Dāwūd, below Dokkān-e Dāwūd.

DOḴTAR-E NŌŠERVĀN

Figure 20. Doḵtar-e Nōšervān, variant reconstruction of central image, based on Klimburg-Salter,1989, pl. LXXXVII.

DOḴTAR-E NŌŠERVĀN

Figure 21. Doḵtar-e Nōšervān, second variant reconstruction of central image, based on Klimburg- Salter, 1989, pl. LXXXVII.

DOMES

Plate XXXII.* Detail of dome chamber, palace of Ardašīr I, Fīrūzābād, 3rd century.

DOMES

Plate XXXIII.* Exterior of the dome of the boqʿa of Zayn-al-Dīn Ḵᵛāfī, Tāybād, 848/1444-45, from the southwest.

DOMES

Plate XXXIV.* Interior of dome faced with tiles, congregational mosque, Yazd, 765/1364.

DOMES

Plate XXXV.* Domed carpet market (Tīm-e bozorg), Qom, 19th century.

DOMES

Plate XXXVI.* Domed cistern with wind funnel (bādḡīr, q.v.), at Bašnīḡān, near Yazd.

DOMESTIC ANIMALS

Figure 1. Flock of sheep grazing along the road to Bāmiān, Afghanistan (1974; photograph C. J. Brunner).

DONKEY ii. Domestication in Iran

Figure 1. Painted ceramic sherd (TNP 1331) from level A19 at Tol-e Nurābād in the Mamasani district of western Fars, 5th millenium BCE, showing what appears to be a long-eared donkey with a saddle blanket or saddle bag on its back. Courtesy of the author

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES i. From the medieval through the Safavid periods

Figure 22. Drawing, facade of the ʿArab-Atā mausoleum (367/978) at Tim, near Samarqand. After Pugachenkova.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES i. 

Plate XXXVII.* Applewood doors, painted, lacquered, and gilded, in the manner of Reżā ʿAbbāsī, Persia, 16th-17th centuries, City of Detroit Purchase 26.7. Courtesy Detroit Institute of Arts.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES i. 

Plate XXXVIII.* Painted cartouche, detail of central medallion of right-hand wing of door shown in Plate XXVII. Courtesy Detroit Institute of Arts.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES i. 

Plate XXXIX.* Portal of Rebāṭ-e Malek, a caravansary/residence between Bukhara and Samarqand, rebuilt in 471/1078-79. After Survey of Persian Art, pl. 272.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES i. 

Plate XL.* Portal of the ḵānaqāh of ʿAbd-al-Ṣamad at Naṭanz (707/1307). Photograph S. Blair.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. In the Qajar and Pahlavi periods 

Figure 23. Independent tile or brick elements. a. Almāstarāš. b. Hašt. c. Naqš-e čašm-e gāvī. d. Sellī. e. Kīsa-ye sormadān. f. Pā bārīk. g. Pābozī. h. Setāra-ye īrānī. i. Three types of bāzūband. j. Gīva. k. Two versions of ālat-e čīnī-band-e rūmī. l. Sormadān. m. Abābīl. n. Sormadān-e morabbaʿ, sormadān-e lowzī. o. Čūb-ḵaṭṭ. p. Barg-e čenārī. q. Šamsa-ye tah borīda.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii.  

Figure 24. Molded or carved elements. a. Gūš-gorgī. b. Ḥāšīa-ye gūy-nešān. c. Ḥāšīa. d. Fetīla. e. Šīār-qāšoqī. f. Nīm-gerd. g. Ṣalīb. h. Setāra. i. Ḥāšīa-ye tazʾīn. j. Morabbaʿ-e bāzūbandī. k. Gol-e panj par. l. Falsī. m. Ḥāšīa-moqarnas. n. Ḥāšīa-ye bozorg. o. Ḥalazūnī. p. Ḥāšīa-goldān. q. Ḵoršīdī-e kala dar. r. Pīčak. s. Kelīdī. t. Zanjīra-ye šāḵ o bargī. u. Zanjīra. v. Kākol. w. Nīm-toranj. x. Tāj. y. Naqš-e šīr. z. Mowj. aa. Sar-sotūn.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. 

Figure 25. Composite relief elements. a. Kalla-santūrī. b. Kalla-santūrī-e šekasta. c. Zānūʾī. d. Sar-tāj.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. 

Figure 26. Figure 26. Patterns composed from individual elements. a. Band-e ʿalamī. b. Naqš-e ḥaṣīrī. c. Čandragī. d. Ragčīn-e jenāḡī. e. Čandragī-e hāšīadār. f. Čandragī. g. Ālat-e čīnī-band-e rūmī. h. Ṣalīb. i. Ālat-e jaʿfarī-e čūḵaṭṭī. j. Čahār langa-ye ḥāšīadār.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii.

Plate XLI.* Wooden house door of the period of Reżā Shah but in the Qajar tradition, with metal bosses and knockers, Tehran. Photograph M. Momayyez.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. 

Plate XLII.* Painted wooden house door in Tehran, of the period of Reżā Shah, reflecting European taste for shaped and recessed paneling and including a mail slot. After Solṭānzāda, p. 64 fig. 78.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. 

Plate XLIII.* Doorway in Tehran, period of Reżā Shah, combining jambs inspired by the Qajar tradition and a highly individual choice of various Western decorative el ements. After Solṭānzāda, p. 55 fig. 59.

DOORS AND DOOR FRAMES ii. 

Plate XLIV.* Doorway in Tehran, period of Reżā Shah, incorporating various elements of European inspiration. After Solṭānzāda, p. 59 fig. 67.

DORN, JOHANNES ALBRECHT BERNHARD

Figure 1. Bernhard Dorn (image available at Wikimedia Commons; author not known).)

DŌST MOḤAMMAD KHAN

Figure 1. The Dorrāni empire and after (see AFGHANISTAN x. Political History).

DOTĀR

Plate XLV.* Dotār from Bukhara. Photograph J. During.

DOTĀR

Plate XLVI.* Dotār from Afghanistan. Right: Kurdish tan būr from Khorasan. Photograph J. During.

DRAINAGE

Figure 27. The hydrography of Persia. After Oberlander, Camb. Hist. Iran, p. 270 fig. 87.

DRAWING

Plate XLVII.* Drawing of Ḵosrow spying Šīrīn bathing, Moḥammad Ḵayyām; ink on paper, 12.7 x 20.9 cm.; probably Baghdad, 1400-50. Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, no. 1971-107/398.

DRAWING

Plate XLVIII.* Page from the Dīvān of Sultan Aḥmad Jalāyer with marginal drawings, including a vignette based on images of the Virgin and Child with Joseph; ink on paper, 29.5 x 20.4 cm; Baghdad, ca. 1400. Courtesy of the Freer Gallery of Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., no. 32.30.

DRAWING

Plate XLIX.* Ornamental drawing from a horoscope prepared for Eskandar Sultan; opaque watercolors, ink, and gold on paper, 26.5 x16.7 cm; Shiraz, 813/1411. Wellcome Institute Library, London, no. Persian 474, fol. 1a.

DRAWING

Plate L.* Drawing of a hero and dragon; ink, transparent colors, and gold on paper, 22 x 13.3 cm; Qazvīn, third quarter of the 16th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, no. 223.83.7, gift of George D. Pratt, 1925.

DRAWING

Plate LI.* Drawings of an old man and a youth, inscribed Reżā ʿAbbāsī; ink, transparent and opaque colors, and gold on paper, 12.7 x 5.4 cm; Isfahan, second quarter of the 17th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, no. 25.68.5, Fletcher Fund, 1925.

DRAWING

Plate LII.* Drawing of the chastisement of a pupil, inscribed Moḥammad-Qāsem; ink, transparent and opaque colors, and gold on paper, 24.5 x. 15.9 cm, mid-17th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, no. 11.84.14, Frederick C. Hewitt Fund, 1911.

DRAWING

Plate LIII.* Drawing of a lion and dragon in combat, inscribed Moḥammad-Bāqer; ink and transparent colors on paper, 14 x 22.9 cm; second half of the 18th century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, no. 1974.20, Rogers Fund, 1974.

DRAXT Ī ĀSŪRĪG

Figure 1. Impression of cylinder seal, showing Darius I between two palm trees, the British Museum, London, no. 89132. Photograph courtesy of the Trustees of the British Museum.

ḎU’L-FAQĀR

Figure 28. The name ʿAlī written twice, in mirror image, topped by a crown (ṭāj) and interlaced at the bottom with a pair of double-bladed swords. Turkish, influenced by letter symbolism propagated by the Persian and Turkish Ḥorūfīya sect. The inscription reads lā fatā ellā ʿAlī, lā sayf ellā Ḏu’l-Faqār. (Drawing by Jacqueline Calmard after Aksel, p. 108.)

ḎU’L-FAQĀR

Figure 29. The invocation yā ʿAlī, with reference to ʿAlī also in the human-faced lion and the double-bladed sword. Turkish, influenced by letter symbolism propagated by the Persian and Turkish Ḥorūfīya sect. (Drawing by Jacqueline Calmard after Aksel, p. 88.)

DUNHUANG

Figure 1. Chinese Manichean text fragment: “Compendium of the teachings of Mani, the Buddha of Light” (Stein manuscript S 3969 in the British Library).

DUPREE, LOUIS

Plate LIV.* Louis Dupree, Kabul, 1976. Photograph courtesy of Nancy Hatch Dupree.

DURA EUROPOS

Figure 30. Plan of Dura-Europos in the Roman period.

DŪST-MOḤAMMAD HERAVĪ

Plate LV.* Colophon of a Koran manuscript signed by Dūst-Moḥammad Heravī at Herat in the first ten days of Šaʿbān 944/3-13 January 1538. (Private collection. Photograph courtesy of C. Adle.)

DŪST-MOḤAMMAD MOṢAWWER

Plate LVI.* Dūst-Moḥammad Mosawwer, “The young Shah Ṭahmāsp offering flowers to a maiden,” ca. 937/1530; album of Bahrām Mīrzā. (Topkapı Sarayı library, Istanbul, ms. no. H. 2154, fol. 121b.)

DUTCH-PERSIAN RELATIONS

Plate LVII.* Drawing of the Safavid fortress on Qešm island, ca. 1645. Photograph Algernon Rijks Archief, The Hague, Collection Leupe, no. 866.

DUTCH-PERSIAN RELATIONS

Plate LVIII.* Front elevation and plan of the Dutch factory, Bandar-e ʿAbbās, 1702. Photograph Algernon Rijks Archief, The Hague, Collection Leupe, no. 865.

DUTCH-PERSIAN RELATIONS

Plate LIX.* Holandarābād, near Būšehr, ca. 1875. Photograph Algernon Rijks Archief, The Hague, Legatie Perzie.

DVIN

Figure 1. Dvin: The Church of St. Yiztbuzit (Index of Armenian Art, by Dickran Kouymjian. Armenian Studies Program, California State University, Fresno: http://armenianstudies.csufresno.edu/iaa_architecture/dvin.htm. By permission.).

*In the printed volume VII, this image is erroneously labeled with a plate number less by 10 than its true sequence number among the plates in the volume.

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