Akkermans, Peter M. M. G.. Foreword

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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records

Title: Foreword

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Tell Sabi Abyad, the late Neolithic settlement : report on the excavations of the University of Amsterdam (1988) and the National Museum of Antiquities Leiden (1991-1993) in Syria, edited by Peter M.M.G. Akkermans

Published By: Original publisher Tell Sabi Abyad, the late Neolithic settlement : report on the excavations of the University of Amsterdam (1988) and the National Museum of Antiquities Leiden (1991-1993) in Syria, edited by Peter M.M.G. Akkermans Istanbul: Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut te Istanbul. 1996. VII-XIII p. map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Peter M. M. G. Akkermans

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2019. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Halafian (M086)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Dating methods in archaeology (1211); Identification (101);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this forward, Akkermans presents the C-14 dates from the site, states which field work will be the focus of the collection (as can be seen in eHRAF documents nos. 11-22), provides a brief overview of the various levels, and acknowledges those who have helped with the site work and the analysis. Tell Sabi Abyad is a late Neolithic site that dates from 5700 BC to 5000 BC and was a fortified settlement in the late 13th and early 12 centuries BC Only the data that pertain to the Halaf period will be indexed for OCM (Outline of Cultural Materials) subjects.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 11

Document ID: HRAF's unique document identifier. The first part is the OWC identifier and the second part is the document number in three digits. m086-011

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Essay

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 10: Akkermans

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1988-1993

Evaluation: In this alphanumeric code, the first part designates the type of person writing the document, e.g. Ethnographer, Missionary, Archaeologist, Folklorist, Linguist, Indigene, and so on. The second part is a ranking done by HRAF anthropologists based on the strength of the source material on a scale of 1 to 5, as follows: 1 - poor; 2 - fair; 3 - good, useful data, but not uniformly excellent; 4 - excellent secondary data; 5 - excellent primary data Archaeologist-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2006

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 5200 BC- 5000 BC

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tell Sabi Abyad, Syria

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Halaf culture

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