Unit Book J1


Processed on 2023-12-09



Roster Date Author Record
Notes on labeling 2013-04-11 mKB =i62 [Input: Z125CJC.j]
2013-04-11 mKB i62.1 is assigned to the largest of the 3 pieces in i62 [Input: Z125CJC.j]


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Definition 2013-04-11 mKB seal impression [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Description (summary) 2013-04-11 mKB Almost flat base, wide cord impression, above is a leather strap impression, peg impression with small cloth impression [Input: Z125CJC.j]


Contact Association

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Type of contact: contemporary events/movable items 2013-04-11 mKB i62.1 (seal impression) sits in f239 (fill) [Input: Z125CJC.j]

Time Sequencing

Roster Date Author Record
Stratum (to which element belongs) 2006-08-26 !! s630J1A [Input: S-CUMUL.j]
Phase (to which element belongs) 2006-08-26 !! h3pJ1A [Input: S-CUMUL.j]
2011-02-10 !! h3pJ1A [Input: V211LC.j]



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Height 2013-04-11 mKB 3.7 [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Width 1 or diameter of rim 2013-04-11 mKB 2.6 [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Thickness 2013-04-11 mKB 1.4 [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Notes on measurement 2013-04-11 mKB measured with flat part of base at the bottom [Input: Z125CJC.j]


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Color 2013-04-11 mKB very dark grayish brown [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Color number (Munsell) 2013-04-11 mKB 10YR3/2 [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Condition 2013-04-11 mKB matrix is reddish, secondarily fired but not in a hot fire as clay is only burned on the surface. However it may be a dark patina on the surface of the clay due to weathering in the ground [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Preservation 2013-04-11 mKB height of the seal preserved [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Iconographic description, specific 2013-04-11 mKB cylinder seal rolled parallel to the base of the sealing (this is unusual in Urkesh where the sealings usually have three rollings rolled on container and door sealings at an angle to the base and from the widest part toward the peg which is the narrowest part). Only clear figure is a small caprid placed at the bottom of the seal facing left [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Style 2013-04-11 mKB caprid has his head carved with a circle and dot in the center for the eye, his horns are seen from the top, he has a long nose and mouth seen in profile, smaller figures are shown at the top of the seal [Input: Z125CJC.j]
Notes on typology 2013-04-11 mKB height of original seal 2.1 cm [Input: Z125CJC.j]