Ackerman, Robert E.. The Neolithic-Bronze Age cultures of Asia and the Norton phase of Alaskan prehistory

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

Title: The Neolithic-Bronze Age cultures of Asia and the Norton phase of Alaskan prehistory

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Arctic anthropology -- Vol. 19, no.2

Published By: Original publisher Arctic anthropology -- Vol. 19, no.2 [Madison]: University of Wisconsin Press. 1982. 11-38 p. maps

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

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. Norton (NA50)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Comparative evidence (171); Ceramic technology (323); Lithic industries (324); Dwellings (342); Weapons (411); General tools (412);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Ackerman summarizes the Norton phase archaeological assemblage that Giddings found at Iyatayet and discusses the distribution of Norton phase sites in Alaska. He then compares Norton and Choris phase house forms and ceramic traits with those in Asia to determine their possible origins.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 12

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. na50-012

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 33-38)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry ; 1997

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1550 B.C.-1000 A.D.

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

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Eskimos--Antiquities

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