AP-045

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AP-045
AP-045 Face.jpg
The unique identifying number for this artefact.
Item Code:
AP-045
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:
Serpentine
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:
ArpVeryLate
The earliest date BCE the object could be
Earliest Date:
4000
The latest date BCE the object could be
Latest Date:
3000
Comment on the phasing of the object
Phasing Comment:
No contextual information available, design is very unusual as well. Potential parallels from the Terminal Ubaid at Tepe Gawra (see Tobler, 1950: pl. CLIX, 28 & 29.) As such assigned as ArpVeryLate.
Measurements
Arbitary type with a similar size
Scale:
Length being the longest edge
Length:
24.59 mm
0.968 inches
Width being the shorter edge
Width:
19.20 mm
0.0192 m
1.92 cm
1.92e-5 km
1.193032e-5 miles
0.063 foot
Height of the artefact, including suspension loop
Full Height:
9.75 mm
0.00975 m
0.975 cm
9.75e-6 km
6.058367e-6 miles
0.032 foot
Height of the artefact body excluding the handle/eyelet
Body Height:
4.16 mm
0.00416 m
0.416 cm
4.16e-6 km
2.584903e-6 miles
0.0136 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:
Width broken

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Classifications

Artefact description

Circular black stone stamp seal with small handle; face is broken and part of the back; Design is very unusual and made up from lots of short incisions aligned to form a central cross and framing line round the rim of the seal; the quadrants are deeply cut out.

Body and Design information

The type of object
Body Type:
Stamp
The design group of the object
Design Type:
Irregular
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:
Undefined
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. 34
Artefact Depot Number: 1934,0210.379
Artefact References: Mallowan and Rose (1935) (PL. VII(a) & Fig 50.20)

Attached Media

ArtefactFace:
The Face of AP-045
ArtefactSide:
The Side(s) of AP-045
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The Side(s) of AP-045
ArtefactReverse:
The Reverse of AP-045
ArtefactImpression:
The Impression of AP-045
ArtefactOther:
Other perspectives of AP-045
ArtefactDrawing:
Drawing of AP-045
ArtefactAdditionalMedia:
None.jpg

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Facts about "AP-045"
ArtefactAdditionalMediaImage:None +
ArtefactBasicColourBlack +
ArtefactConditionBroken Face +
ArtefactContextLoose in soil +
ArtefactDepotNumber1934,0210.379 +
ArtefactDepthUnknown +
ArtefactDescriptionCircular black stone stamp seal with small
Circular black stone stamp seal with small handle; face is broken and part of the back; Design is very unusual and made up from lots of short incisions aligned to form a central cross and framing line round the rim of the seal; the quadrants are deeply cut out.
he seal; the quadrants are deeply cut out. +
ArtefactDrawingFile:None +
ArtefactExcavatorMax Edgar Lucien Mallowan +
ArtefactExcavatorNumberA. 34 +
ArtefactExcavatorTypeAmulet +
ArtefactFaceFile:AP-045 Face.jpg +
ArtefactHeightFull0.00975 m (0.975 cm, 9.75 mm, 9.75e-6 km, 6.058367e-6 miles, 0.032 foot, 0.384 inches) +
ArtefactHeightHandleless0.00416 m (0.416 cm, 4.16 mm, 4.16e-6 km, 2.584903e-6 miles, 0.0136 foot, 0.164 inches) +
ArtefactImpressionFile:AP-045 Impression.jpg +
ArtefactLength24.59 mm (0.968 inches) +
ArtefactLocationThe British Museum +
ArtefactMeasurementCommentWidth broken +
ArtefactOtherFile:None +
ArtefactPhaseArpVeryLate +
ArtefactReferencesMallowan and Rose (1935) (PL. VII(a) & Fig 50.20) +
ArtefactReverseFile:AP-045 Reverse.jpg +
ArtefactSideFile:AP-045 Side.jpg + and File:AP-045 Side B.jpg +
ArtefactSpecificColourBlack +
ArtefactTypeStamp Seal +
ArtefactWeight0.0025 kg (2.5 g, 3.936825e-4 stones, 0.00551 lb, 0.0882 onces) +
ArtefactWidth0.0192 m (1.92 cm, 19.2 mm, 1.92e-5 km, 1.193032e-5 miles, 0.063 foot, 0.756 inches) +
BodyFaceCircular +
BodyPiercingCentral Eyelet +
BodyReverseRidged +
BodyTypeStamp +
DesignGroupIrregular +
DesignSubGroupUndefined +
ItemCodeAP-045 +
MaterialBasicStone +
MaterialSpecificSerpentine +
PeriodHalaf +
PhaseCommentNo contextual information available, design is very unusual as well. Potential parallels from the Terminal Ubaid at Tepe Gawra (see Tobler, 1950: pl. CLIX, 28 & 29.) As such assigned as ArpVeryLate. +
SealingTypeNot a Sealing +
SiteArpachiyah +
SiteAreaArpachiyah Unknown +
SiteLotUnassigned +
SiteLotGroupUnassigned +
SubPeriodUnknown (Arpachiyah) +
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