Meadow, Richard H.. Faunal remains and urbanism at Harappa

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

Title: Faunal remains and urbanism 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. 89-106 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Richard H. Meadow

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 Cultural stratigraphy (912); Streets and traffic (363); Domesticated animals (231); Pastoral activities (233); Refuse disposal and sanitary facilities (364);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document The author compares faunal remains from Harappa in Punjab, and from Mehrgarh and Nausharo in Balochistan, dating from the Indus Neolithic through Mature Indus periods. Differences between the regions suggest different breeds were favored. At Harappa, focus on a street on the south of Mound E shows periods when this portion of the site was actively kept clean and when it was used to dispose of refuse.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 21

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. aq43-021

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. 103-106)

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 Zooarchaeologist-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). 7500-4000 BP

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

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

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