Ahler, Steven R.. Analysis of 1984 stratum 8E levels

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

Title: Analysis of 1984 stratum 8E levels

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Late Archaic components at Modoc Rock Shelter, Randolph County, Illinois, by Steven R. Ahler … [et al.]

Published By: Original publisher Late Archaic components at Modoc Rock Shelter, Randolph County, Illinois, by Steven R. Ahler … [et al.] Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Museum. 1992. 118-123 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Steven R. Ahler and Bonnie W. Styles

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. Eastern Late Archaic (NN55)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Organization and analysis of results of research (128); Fauna (136); Lithic industries (324); Settlement patterns (361); Cultural stratigraphy (912);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Ahler and Styles analyzed the 1984 data for the Stratum 8E levels to determine if they represent a residential camp or a resource extraction location. To do this they needed to analyze the assemblage diversity. However, during the 1987 excavations, Stratum 8E was removed a a single level and the individual occupations could not be segregated. So they used the data from the 1984 excavations in which Units G and H were excavated in 10 cm levels. The diversity of the lithic tools and faunal species indicate Stratum 8E was a generalized short-term habitation camp.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. nn55-005

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: For bibliographical references see document 2: Ahler

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1984

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 ; 2004

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 4700 BP-4100 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Modoc Rock Shelter, Randolph County, Illinois, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of North America -- Antiquities

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