AP-037

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AP-037
AP-037 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-037
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:
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:
The West extension of trench E is also ambiguous but appears at -1.7m to have contained 'bread ovens' of Halaf period levels. No further contextual information is available with no mention of the bread ovens in association with anything artefactual.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
18.45 mm
0.726 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
14.52 mm
0.0145 m
1.452 cm
1.452e-5 km
9.022307e-6 miles
0.0476 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
7.89 mm
0.00789 m
0.789 cm
7.89e-6 km
4.902617e-6 miles
0.0259 foot
Height of the artefact body excluding the handle/eyelet
Body Height:
3.54 mm
0.00354 m
0.354 cm
3.54e-6 km
2.199653e-6 miles
0.0116 foot
Weight
Weight
1.5 g
0.0015 kg
2.362095e-4 stones
0.00331 lb
0.0529 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Width and height broken

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Classifications

Artefact description

roughly circular black stone stamp seal; face and reverse are badly broken with only half the handle and 2/3 of the face remaining; design has a central circle with a cross centred on it, surrounded by roughly aligned square cross-hatching.

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:
Flat
The design sub group of the object
Design Sub-Type:
Irregular (CH)
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:
Covering Eyelet
Type Comments:


Specific Location

Context: Loose in soil
Coordinates:
Depth: 1.7 m
Site Area: Arpachiyah E-W Extension
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. 566
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.371
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(a)), Von Wickede (1990) (p.293 no.203)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-037
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-037
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The Side(s) of AP-037
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-037
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-037
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-037
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-037
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-037"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBlack +
ArtefactConditionBroken Face +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.371 +
ArtefactDepth1.7 m +
ArtefactDescriptionroughly circular black stone stamp seal; face and reverse are badly broken with only half the handle and 2/3 of the face remaining; design has a central circle with a cross centred on it, surrounded by roughly aligned square cross-hatching. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 566 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-037 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00789 m (0.789 cm, 7.89 mm, 7.89e-6 km, 4.902617e-6 miles, 0.0259 foot, 0.311 inches) +
ArtefactHeightHandleless0.00354 m (0.354 cm, 3.54 mm, 3.54e-6 km, 2.199653e-6 miles, 0.0116 foot, 0.139 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:AP-037 Impression.jpg +
ArtefactLength18.45 mm (0.726 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentWidth and height broken +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpMid +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Pl. VII(a)) + and Von Wickede (1990) (p.293 no.203) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-037 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-037 Side.jpg + and File:AP-037 Side B.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourBlack +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0.0015 kg (1.5 g, 2.362095e-4 stones, 0.00331 lb, 0.0529 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0145 m (1.452 cm, 14.52 mm, 1.452e-5 km, 9.022307e-6 miles, 0.0476 foot, 0.572 inches) +
BodyFaceCircular +
BodyPiercingCovering Eyelet +
BodyReverseFlat +
BodyTypeStamp +
DesignGroupCross-hatching +
DesignSubGroupIrregular (CH) +
ItemCodeAP-037 +
MaterialBasicStone +
MaterialSpecificUnknown Stone +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentThe West extension of trench E is also ambiguous but appears at -1.7m to have contained 'bread ovens' of Halaf period levels. No further contextual information is available with no mention of the bread ovens in association with anything artefactual. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah E-W Extension +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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