Durrani, Farzand Ali, 1933-2003. Excavations in the Gomal Valley: Rehman Dheri excavations, report no. 1

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

Title: Excavations in the Gomal Valley: Rehman Dheri excavations, report no. 1

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 6

Published By: Original publisher Ancient Pakistan -- Vol. 6 Peshawar, Pakistan: The Chairman of the Department of Archaeology, University of Peshawar. 1988. 232 p. ill., maps, plates

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Dr. Farzand Ali Durrani

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2016. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Early Indus (AQ43)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Archaeological excavation methods (1210); Cultural stratigraphy (912); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415); Visual arts (5311); Settlement patterns (361); Architecture (341); Cultural participation (184); Typologies and classifications (914);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is an excavation report for 1976-1980 at Rehman Dheri. It describes the environmental setting, other excavations in the Gomal Valley, and architectural finds. A ceramic typology is provided, with some drawings. The site is important as an example of an early planned city with an outer wall (perhaps defensive) and for its continuous occupation from Early through Mature Indus with persistent use of the Kot Dijian style. Site components RHD I and RHD II pertain to the Early Indus tradition. The document contains numerous spelling errors.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 14

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. aq43-014

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

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-125)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976-1980

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; 2015

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 5400-3900 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Rehman Dheri, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, Pakistan

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Excavations (Archaeology) -- Pakistan -- Rehman Dheri Site

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