AP-023

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AP-023
AP-023 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-023
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:
Black
The specific colour of the artefact.
Specific Colour:
Black
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:
Unknown Stone
See Artefact Condition for a full definition of condition types
Condition:
Good
Phasing
The traditional archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Period:
Ubaid
The site or regional specific archaeological phase the artefact is from.
Sub-Period:
Unknown (Arpachiyah)
The Aktanak phase the object is from
Phase:
ArpLate
The earliest date BCE the object could be
Earliest Date:
5400
The latest date BCE the object could be
Latest Date:
5000
Comment on the phasing of the object
Phasing Comment:
F is the Ubaid cemetery cut into the Halaf. The top-metre lacks any structural material but contains mostly Ubaid pottery making this object likely to be ArpLate.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
26.56 mm
1.046 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
10.48 mm
0.0105 m
1.048 cm
1.048e-5 km
6.511968e-6 miles
0.0344 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
5.77 mm
0.00577 m
0.577 cm
5.77e-6 km
3.585311e-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

Sickle/U-shaped black stone pendant seal; top edge/side has incised teeth and pierced at the top; incised geometric design is a series of V shaped with vertical lines in the Vs. Seal is complete.

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:
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Sickle
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:
Pierced through Body
Type Comments: Not sure on sub-group. Needs more thought


Specific Location

Context: Loose in soil
Coordinates:
Depth: 0-1 m
Site Area: Arpachiyah F
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. 882
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.358
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(b) & Fig 50.27), Von Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.89)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-023
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-023
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The Side(s) of AP-023
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-023
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-023
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-023
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-023
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-023"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBlack +
ArtefactConditionGood +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.358 +
ArtefactDepth0-1 m +
ArtefactDescriptionSickle/U-shaped black stone pendant seal; top edge/side has incised teeth and pierced at the top; incised geometric design is a series of V shaped with vertical lines in the Vs. Seal is complete. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None.jpg +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 882 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-023 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00577 m (0.577 cm, 5.77 mm, 5.77e-6 km, 3.585311e-6 miles, 0.0189 foot, 0.227 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:None.jpg +
ArtefactLength26.56 mm (1.046 inches) +
ArtefactLocationCategory:The British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None.jpg +
ArtefactPhaseArpLate +
ArtefactReferencesVon Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.89) + and Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(b) & Fig 50.27) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-023 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-023 Side.jpg + and File:AP-023 Side B.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourBlack +
ArtefactTypeCategory:Stamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight1.0e-3 kg (1 g, 1.57473e-4 stones, 0.0022 lb, 0.0353 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0105 m (1.048 cm, 10.48 mm, 1.048e-5 km, 6.511968e-6 miles, 0.0344 foot, 0.413 inches) +
BodyFaceSickle +
BodyPiercingPierced through Body +
BodyReverseWedge +
BodyTypePendant +
DesignCommentsNot sure on sub-group. Needs more thought +
DesignGroupRadiating Lines +
ItemCodeAP-023 +
MaterialBasicCategory:Stone +
MaterialSpecificCategory:Unknown Stone +
PeriodUbaid +
PhaseCommentF is the Ubaid cemetery cut into the Halaf. The top-metre lacks any structural material but contains mostly Ubaid pottery making this object likely to be ArpLate. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteCategory:Arpachiyah +
SiteAreaCategory:Arpachiyah Site Areas +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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