AP-036

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AP-036
AP-036 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-036
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:
Chlorite
See Artefact Condition for a full definition of condition types
Condition:
Repaired
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:
Loose in soil with no contextual information. Morphologically and Stylistically ArpMid so assigned there.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
19.51 mm
0.768 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
20.58 mm
0.0206 m
2.058 cm
2.058e-5 km
1.278782e-5 miles
0.0675 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
6.93 mm
0.00693 m
0.693 cm
6.93e-6 km
4.306101e-6 miles
0.0227 foot
Weight
Weight
2.5 g
0.0025 kg
3.936825e-4 stones
0.00551 lb
0.0882 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Height broken

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Classifications

Artefact description

Circular black stone stamp seal; back is rounded and the perforated handle has been broken off with two later holes drilled part-way through the seal; incised geometric design is a mixture of square and circular cross-hatching. Seal reverse is badly damaged.

Body and Design information

The type of object
Body Type:
Stamp
The design group of the object
Design Type:
Cross-hatching
The profile of the object defines the reverse and method of suspension
Body Reverse:
Raised
The design sub group of the object
Design Sub-Type:
Square and Diagonal
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Circular
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:
Central 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. 36
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.370
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(a) & Fig 50.17), Von Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.93)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-036
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-036
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-036
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-036
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-036
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-036
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-036"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBlack +
ArtefactConditionRepaired +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.370 +
ArtefactDepthUnknown +
ArtefactDescriptionCircular black stone stamp seal; back is r
Circular black stone stamp seal; back is rounded and the perforated handle has been broken off with two later holes drilled part-way through the seal; incised geometric design is a mixture of square and circular cross-hatching. Seal reverse is badly damaged.
s-hatching. Seal reverse is badly damaged. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 36 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-036 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00693 m (0.693 cm, 6.93 mm, 6.93e-6 km, 4.306101e-6 miles, 0.0227 foot, 0.273 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:AP-036 Impression.jpg +
ArtefactLength19.51 mm (0.768 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentHeight broken +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpMid +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(a) & Fig 50.17) + and Von Wickede (1990) (p.289 no.93) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-036 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-036 Side.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourBlack +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0.0025 kg (2.5 g, 3.936825e-4 stones, 0.00551 lb, 0.0882 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0206 m (2.058 cm, 20.58 mm, 2.058e-5 km, 1.278782e-5 miles, 0.0675 foot, 0.81 inches) +
BodyFaceCircular +
BodyPiercingCentral Eyelet +
BodyReverseRaised +
BodyTypeStamp +
DesignGroupCross-hatching +
DesignSubGroupSquare and Diagonal +
ItemCodeAP-036 +
MaterialBasicStone +
MaterialSpecificChlorite +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentLoose in soil with no contextual information. Morphologically and Stylistically ArpMid so assigned there. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah Unknown +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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