AP-042

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AP-042
AP-042 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-042
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:
Light brown
The general type of material the artefact is made of i.e. Stone or Bone.
Base Material:
Clay
The specific material the artefact is made of i.e. Marble or Limestone.
Specific Material:
Baked Clay
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:
Found on the surface at Trench C, C from 0.7m down is Halaf but is probably Ubaid or later from above. Stylistically and morphologically this artefact is also unusual making any typological positioning difficult.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
35.26 mm
1.388 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
27.85 mm
0.0279 m
2.785 cm
2.785e-5 km
1.730518e-5 miles
0.0914 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
17.68 mm
0.0177 m
1.768 cm
1.768e-5 km
1.098584e-5 miles
0.058 foot
Height of the artefact body excluding the handle/eyelet
Body Height:
10.65 mm
0.0107 m
1.065 cm
1.065e-5 km
6.617601e-6 miles
0.0349 foot
Weight
Weight
11.0 g
0.011 kg
0.00173 stones
0.0243 lb
0.388 onces
Comment on the completeness of the measurements
Measurement Comment:
Complete

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Classifications

Artefact description

roughly rectangular orange clay stamp seal; reverse is thick with a small unperforated handle; design is crude with a deep central vertical line crossed by smalled horizontal lines at semi-regular intervals.

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:
Ridged
The design sub group of the object
Design Sub-Type:
Square
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Rectangular
The specific elements that form the seal design
Design Elements:
Irregular, Incomplete
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: 0 m
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/Stamp seal
Artefact Excavator Number: A. 30
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.376
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Fig. 51.25)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-042
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-042
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The Side(s) of AP-042
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-042
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-042
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-042
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-042
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-042"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBrown +
ArtefactConditionGood +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.376 +
ArtefactDepth0 m +
ArtefactDescriptionroughly rectangular orange clay stamp seal; reverse is thick with a small unperforated handle; design is crude with a deep central vertical line crossed by smalled horizontal lines at semi-regular intervals. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 30 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet/Stamp seal +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-042 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.0177 m (1.768 cm, 17.68 mm, 1.768e-5 km, 1.098584e-5 miles, 0.058 foot, 0.696 inches) +
ArtefactHeightHandleless0.0107 m (1.065 cm, 10.65 mm, 1.065e-5 km, 6.617601e-6 miles, 0.0349 foot, 0.419 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:AP-042 Impression.jpg +
ArtefactLength35.26 mm (1.388 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpLate +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Fig. 51.25) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-042 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-042 Side.jpg + and File:AP-042 Side B.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourLight brown +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0.011 kg (11 g, 0.00173 stones, 0.0243 lb, 0.388 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0279 m (2.785 cm, 27.85 mm, 2.785e-5 km, 1.730518e-5 miles, 0.0914 foot, 1.096 inches) +
BodyFaceRectangular +
BodyPiercingCentral Eyelet +
BodyReverseRidged +
BodyTypeStamp +
DesignElementsIrregular + and Incomplete +
DesignGroupCross-hatching +
DesignSubGroupSquare +
ItemCodeAP-042 +
MaterialBasicClay +
MaterialSpecificBaked Clay +
PeriodUbaid +
PhaseCommentFound on the surface at Trench C, C from 0.7m down is Halaf but is probably Ubaid or later from above. Stylistically and morphologically this artefact is also unusual making any typological positioning difficult. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah C +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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