Finds 1684

Main Information
Finds ID 1684
Site Mersin-Yumuktepe
Area ID 678 settlement
Research event
Finds type small finds
Small finds category tool
Small finds type Awl
Grindstone
Loom weight
Other
pintadera
Seal
Spatula
Spindle whorl
tip
Botany species
Animal remains species
Animal remains completeness None
Animal remains part
Lithics technology
Lithics industry
Lithics cores and preparation
Lithics retouched tools
Lithics unretouched tools
Lithics raw material
Obsidian None
Obsidian amount None
Pottery form
Pottery detail
Pottery decoration
Pottery type None
Amount
Material bone
clay
stone
Confidence None
Comment bone tools: pins, lithic tool shafts and points (one point had peculiar denticulated sides), flat pointed spatulas (probably a weaving tool); clay: spindle whorls, loom weights; stone quern (grindstone): found in a cylindrical storage pit stone seals: simple incised geometric patterns, mostly common pebbles; stone stamp seals: indicator of organised collective storing activities, found here contemporary to Amuq sites and at Sabi Abyad on the Balikh
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Interpretations related to these Finds
Interpretation ID 89
ID 90