Wright, Rita P.. Patterns of technology and the organization of production at Harappa

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

Title: Patterns of technology and the organization of production 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. 71-88 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Rita P. Wright

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 Ceramic technology (323); Commercial facilities (366); Ownership and control of capital (471); Comparative evidence (171); Internal trade (438);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author examines the pottery workshop area in the northwest corner of Mound E , dating to Periods 2-3, to for evidence of craft specialization and control of production. Comparisons to pottery manufacture at Harappa Mound AB, at Mohenjo-daro, and in Mesopotamia, suggest production could be organized in different ways.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 20

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. aq43-020

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. 85-88)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1986-1990

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). 5338-3500 BP

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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