AP-044

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AP-044
AP-044 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-044
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:
Halaf
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:
(AK. Road B. Top metre). A.K. is again assumed to be part of T.T.5 and the level is still very mixed with both Halaf and Ubaid artefacts mixed intogether. ArpMid or ArpLate, the style, material and form are both unusual.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
30.58 mm
1.204 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
21.78 mm
0.0218 m
2.178 cm
2.178e-5 km
1.353346e-5 miles
0.0715 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
14.00 mm
0.014 m
1.4 cm
1.4e-5 km
8.699194e-6 miles
0.0459 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

Rectangular clay with rounded back stamp seal; perforated handle on the reverse; design is very strange. See picture.

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:
Irregular (CH)
Defines the shape of the face of the object
Body Face:
Rectangular
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: 0-1 m
Site Area: Arpachiyah TT
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. 28
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.378
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (Fig. 51.24)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-044
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-044
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The Side(s) of AP-044
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-044
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-044
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-044
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-044
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-044"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBrown +
ArtefactConditionGood +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.378 +
ArtefactDepth0-1 m +
ArtefactDescriptionRectangular clay with rounded back stamp seal; perforated handle on the reverse; design is very strange. See picture. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 28 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-044 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.014 m (1.4 cm, 14 mm, 1.4e-5 km, 8.699194e-6 miles, 0.0459 foot, 0.551 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:None +
ArtefactLength30.58 mm (1.204 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentComplete +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpLate +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (Fig. 51.24) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-044 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-044 Side.jpg + and File:AP-044 Side B.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourLight brown +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0 kg (0 g, 0 stones, 0 lb, 0 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0218 m (2.178 cm, 21.78 mm, 2.178e-5 km, 1.353346e-5 miles, 0.0715 foot, 0.857 inches) +
BodyFaceRectangular +
BodyPiercingCentral Eyelet +
BodyReverseRidged +
BodyTypeStamp +
DesignGroupCross-hatching +
DesignSubGroupIrregular (CH) +
ItemCodeAP-044 +
MaterialBasicClay +
MaterialSpecificBaked Clay +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseComment(AK. Road B. Top metre). A.K. is again assumed to be part of T.T.5 and the level is still very mixed with both Halaf and Ubaid artefacts mixed intogether. ArpMid or ArpLate, the style, material and form are both unusual. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah TT +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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