Possehl, Gregory L.. A short history of archaeological discovery at Harappa

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

Title: A short history of archaeological discovery at Harappa

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Harappa excavations, 1986-1990: a multidisciplinary approach to third millenium urbanism, edited by Richard H. Meadow

Published By: Original publisher Harappa excavations, 1986-1990: a multidisciplinary approach to third millenium urbanism, edited by Richard H. Meadow Madison, Wis.: Prehistory Press. 1991. 5-11 p. maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Gregory L. Possehl

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 Reviews and critiques (114); Archaeological excavation methods (1210);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author briefly summarizes the various excavations that have occurred at Harappa and states where they were done, including recent excavations by the University of California, Berkeley and Pakistan's Department of Archaeology and Museums.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 17

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. aq43-017

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. 10-11)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document Not applicable

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;2015

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Harappa, Punjab, Pakistan

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Excavations (Archaeology) -- Pakistan//Harappa Site (Pakistan)

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