AP-025

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AP-025
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The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-025
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:
Brown
The specific colour of the artefact.
Specific Colour:
Brown
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:
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:
Trench C is very poorly recorded but contained the stone roads which are Halaf in this section and a 'tholos ossuary'. The location is also problematic but is likely between D and F which would suggest the artefact is also ArpMid.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
29.63 mm
1.167 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
12.49 mm
0.0125 m
1.249 cm
1.249e-5 km
7.760924e-6 miles
0.041 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
8.59 mm
0.00859 m
0.859 cm
8.59e-6 km
5.337577e-6 miles
0.0282 foot
Weight
Weight
0
0 kg
0 g
0 stones
0 lb
0 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Complete

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Classifications

Artefact description

Brown stone pendant seal shaped like a bull's hoof (?).

Body and Design information

The type of object
Body Type:
Irregular
The design group of the object
Design Type:
Not a Seal
The profile of the object defines the reverse and method of suspension
Body Reverse:
Naturalistic
The design sub group of the object
Design Sub-Type:
Pendant
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Naturalistic
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:


Specific Location

Context: Loose in soil
Coordinates:
Depth: 1.8m
Site Area: Arpachiyah C
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. 17
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.360
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VI(a) & Fig 51.6), Von Wickede (1990) (p.291 no.168)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-025
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-025
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-025
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-025
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-025
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-025
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-025"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBrown +
ArtefactConditionGood +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.360 +
ArtefactDepth1.8m +
ArtefactDescriptionBrown stone pendant seal shaped like a bull's hoof (?). +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 17 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:None +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00859 m (0.859 cm, 8.59 mm, 8.59e-6 km, 5.337577e-6 miles, 0.0282 foot, 0.338 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:None +
ArtefactLength29.63 mm (1.167 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpMid +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VI(a) & Fig 51.6) + and Von Wickede (1990) (p.291 no.168) +
ArtefactReverseFile:None +
ArtefactSideFile:None +
ArtefactSpecificColourBrown +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0 kg (0 g, 0 stones, 0 lb, 0 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0125 m (1.249 cm, 12.49 mm, 1.249e-5 km, 7.760924e-6 miles, 0.041 foot, 0.492 inches) +
BodyFaceNaturalistic +
BodyPiercingPierced through Body +
BodyReverseNaturalistic +
BodyTypeIrregular +
DesignGroupNot a Seal +
DesignSubGroupPendant +
ItemCodeAP-025 +
MaterialBasicStone +
MaterialSpecificUnknown Stone +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentTrench C is very poorly recorded but contained the stone roads which are Halaf in this section and a 'tholos ossuary'. The location is also problematic but is likely between D and F which would suggest the artefact is also ArpMid. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah C +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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