AP-002

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AP-002
AP-002 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-002
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:
Green
The specific colour of the artefact.
Specific Colour:
Green Grey
The general type of material the artefact is made of i.e. Stone or Bone.
Base Material:
Stone
The specific material the artefact is made of i.e. Marble or Limestone.
Specific Material:
Steatite
See Artefact Condition for a full definition of condition types
Condition:
Broken Face
Phasing
The traditional archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Period:
Halaf
The site or regional specific archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Sub-Period:
Unknown (Arpachiyah)
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:
No contextual information available. Typologically and morphologically ArpMid so assigned there.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
14.23 mm
0.56 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
17.90 mm
0.0179 m
1.79 cm
1.79e-5 km
1.112254e-5 miles
0.0587 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
5.76 mm
0.00576 m
0.576 cm
5.76e-6 km
3.579097e-6 miles
0.0189 foot
Weight
Weight
1.0 g
1.0e-3 kg
1.57473e-4 stones
0.0022 lb
0.0353 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Complete

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Classifications

Artefact description

Oval mottled green stone pendant seal; Profile is wedge shaped with the reverse slightly curved; pierced at the top; incised geometric design with a central cross and other incisions roughly aligned with the centre of the artefact. Face of the seal is slightly broken.

Body and Design information

The type of object
Body Type:
Pendant
The design group of the object
Design Type:
Radiating Lines
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:
Lines and Diagonal Cross
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Oval
The specific elements that form the seal design
Design Elements:
The specific elements that form the seal body
Body Elements:
If a sealing, the type (door, label, etc.) of sealing
Sealing Type:
Not a Sealing
Nature of the Piercing
Piercing Type:
Vertical Eyelet
Type Comments:


Specific Location

Context: Loose in soil
Coordinates:
Depth: Unknown
Site Area: Arpachiyah Unknown
Site Lot: Unassigned
Site Lot Group: Unassigned

Additional Information

Artefact Location: The British Museum
Artefact Excavator: Max Edgar Lucien Mallowan
Artefact Excavator Type: Amulet
Artefact Excavator Number: A. 47
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.337
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VIIIa), Von Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.99)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-002
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-002
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-002
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-002
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-002
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-002
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-002"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourGreen +
ArtefactConditionBroken Face +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.337 +
ArtefactDepthUnknown +
ArtefactDescriptionOval mottled green stone pendant seal; Pro
Oval mottled green stone pendant seal; Profile is wedge shaped with the reverse slightly curved; pierced at the top; incised geometric design with a central cross and other incisions roughly aligned with the centre of the artefact. Face of the seal is slightly broken.
fact. Face of the seal is slightly broken. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 47 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-002 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00576 m (0.576 cm, 5.76 mm, 5.76e-6 km, 3.579097e-6 miles, 0.0189 foot, 0.227 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:None +
ArtefactLength14.23 mm (0.56 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpMid +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VIIIa) + and Von Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.99) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-002 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-002 Side.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourGreen Grey +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight1.0e-3 kg (1 g, 1.57473e-4 stones, 0.0022 lb, 0.0353 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0179 m (1.79 cm, 17.9 mm, 1.79e-5 km, 1.112254e-5 miles, 0.0587 foot, 0.705 inches) +
BodyFaceOval +
BodyPiercingVertical Eyelet +
BodyReverseWedge +
BodyTypePendant +
DesignGroupRadiating Lines +
DesignSubGroupLines and Diagonal Cross +
ItemCodeAP-002 +
MaterialBasicStone +
MaterialSpecificSteatite +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentNo contextual information available. Typologically and morphologically ArpMid so assigned there. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah Unknown +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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