Ackerman, Robert E.. Ground Hog Bay, site 2

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

Title: Ground Hog Bay, site 2

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph American beginnings : the prehistory and palaeoecology of Beringia, edited by Frederick Hadleigh West ; with the assistance of Constance F. West … [et al.]

Published By: Original publisher American beginnings : the prehistory and palaeoecology of Beringia, edited by Frederick Hadleigh West ; with the assistance of Constance F. West … [et al.] Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 1996. 424-430 p. ill., map

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Robert E. Ackerman

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2002. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Late Tundra (NA45)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Topography and geology (133); Lithic industries (324); General tools (412); Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Cultural stratigraphy (912);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Ackerman describes the site of Ground Hog Bay, site 2 and its research history. He also describes the stone tool assemblage found there (wedge-shaped, frontally fluted miroblade cores are considered the most diagnostic artifact type). Also discussed are the similarities between the lithic technology of this site and others throughout Alaska.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. na45-013

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: Includes bibliographical references (p. 429-430)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1965, 1971-1973

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 ; 2000

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 8880±125 BP - 4155±95 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Ground Hog Bay, site 2, Alaska, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Paleo-Indian--Alaska


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