AP-001

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AP-001
AP-001 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-001
The quality of the data.
Data Quality:
The general type of artefact.
Type:
Stamp Seal
The site/location the artefact was found at.
Site:
Arpachiyah
The basic colour of the artefact.
Basic Colour:
Orange
The specific colour of the artefact.
Specific Colour:
Terracotta
The general type of material the artefact is made of i.e. Stone or Bone.
Base Material:
Clay
The specific material the artefact is made of i.e. Marble or Limestone.
Specific Material:
Baked Clay
See Artefact Condition for a full definition of condition types
Condition:
Good
Phasing
The traditional archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Period:
Halaf
The site or regional specific archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Sub-Period:
T.T.6
The Aktanak phase the object is from
Phase:
ArpMid
The earliest date BCE the object could be
Earliest Date:
5600
The latest date BCE the object could be
Latest Date:
5400
Comment on the phasing of the object
Phasing Comment:
From the burnt structure.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
1.557 cm
15.57 mm
0.613 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
15.26 mm
0.0153 m
1.526 cm
1.526e-5 km
9.482121e-6 miles
0.0501 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
8.65 mm
0.00865 m
0.865 cm
8.65e-6 km
5.374859e-6 miles
0.0284 foot
Weight
Weight
2.0 g
0.002 kg
3.14946e-4 stones
0.00441 lb
0.0705 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Complete

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Classifications

Artefact description

Triangular orange baked clay pendant seal; profile is wedge shaped with the top thicker than the bottom; pierced at the top; incised geometric cross-hatched design with dots in the bottom left and right corners. Seal is complete.

Body and Design information

The type of object
Body Type:
Pendant
The design group of the object
Design Type:
Cross-hatching
The profile of the object defines the reverse and method of suspension
Body Reverse:
Wedge
The design sub group of the object
Design Sub-Type:
Square Triangle
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Triangular
The specific elements that form the seal design
Design Elements:
Squares, Dots
The specific elements that form the seal body
Body Elements:
Triangular, Wedge
If a sealing, the type (door, label, etc.) of sealing
Sealing Type:
Not a Sealing
Nature of the Piercing
Piercing Type:
Pierced through Body
Type Comments: Dots are unusual, weird things.


Specific Location

Context: Burnt Structure
Coordinates:
Depth: T.T.6
Site Area: Arpachiyah TT
Site Lot: Unassigned
Site Lot Group: Unassigned

Additional Information

Artefact Location: The British Museum
Artefact Excavator: Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan
Artefact Excavator Type: Amulet/Stamp Seal
Artefact Excavator Number: A. 43
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.336
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VIII(a) & Fig 50. 12), Von Wickede (1990) (pp.290-91 no.142)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-001
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-001
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-001
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-001
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-001
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-001
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-001"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourOrange +
ArtefactConditionGood +
ArtefactContextBurnt Structure +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.336 +
ArtefactDepthT.T.6 +
ArtefactDescriptionTriangular orange baked clay pendant seal; profile is wedge shaped with the top thicker than the bottom; pierced at the top; incised geometric cross-hatched design with dots in the bottom left and right corners. Seal is complete. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 43 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet/Stamp Seal +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-001 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00865 m (0.865 cm, 8.65 mm, 8.65e-6 km, 5.374859e-6 miles, 0.0284 foot, 0.341 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:None +
ArtefactLength15.57 mm (0.613 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpMid +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VIII(a) & Fig 50. 12) + and Von Wickede (1990) (pp.290-91 no.142) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-001 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-001 Side.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourTerracotta +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0.002 kg (2 g, 3.14946e-4 stones, 0.00441 lb, 0.0705 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0153 m (1.526 cm, 15.26 mm, 1.526e-5 km, 9.482121e-6 miles, 0.0501 foot, 0.601 inches) +
BodyElementsTriangular + and Wedge +
BodyFaceTriangular +
BodyPiercingPierced through Body +
BodyReverseWedge +
BodyTypePendant +
DesignCommentsDots are unusual, weird things. +
DesignElementsSquares + and Dots +
DesignGroupCross-hatching +
DesignSubGroupSquare Triangle +
ItemCodeAP-001 +
MaterialBasicClay +
MaterialSpecificBaked Clay +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentFrom the burnt structure. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah TT +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodT.T.6 +
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