Liu, Li, 1953 December 12-. What did the grinding stones grind?: New light on Early Neolithic subsistence economy in the Middle Yellow River Valley, China

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

Title: What did the grinding stones grind?: New light on Early Neolithic subsistence economy in the Middle Yellow River Valley, China

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Antiquity -- Vol. 84

Published By: Original publisher Antiquity -- Vol. 84 [Gloucester, Eng.]: Antiquity Publications [etc.]. 2010. 816-833 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Li Liu, Judith Field, Richard Fullagar, Sheahan Bestel, Xingcan Chen, and Xiaolin Ma

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. Yellow River Early Neolithic (AF45)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Laboratory analysis of materials other than dating methods in archaeology (1212); Experimental data (1213); Flora (137); Food preparation (252); General tools (412); Diet (262);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Grinding tools from two Peiligang subtradition sites were analyzed for evidence of what plants were processed using them, through examination of use-wear and starch residues.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 4

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. af45-004

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. 831-833)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1970s, 1987

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 Archaeologists-4, 5

Analyst: The HRAF anthropologist who subject indexed the document and prepared other materials for the eHRAF culture/tradition collection. Sarah Berry; 2018

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 9000-7000 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Shigu and Egou, Henan, China

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Peilgang


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