Grosscup, Gordon L.. The ceramic sequence at Amapa

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

Title: The ceramic sequence at Amapa

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Archaeology of Amapa, Nayarit, edited by Clement W. Meighan

Published By: Original publisher The Archaeology of Amapa, Nayarit, edited by Clement W. Meighan Los Angeles: Institute of Archaeology, University of California. 1976. 207-272, 488-503 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Gordon L. Grosscup

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2001. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. West Mexico Postclassic (NU76)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Prehistory (172); Cultural participation (184); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415); Visual arts (5311);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Grosscup descibes the Amapa ceramics and compares them to other ceramics of west Mexico. His dates for the Cerritos, Ixcuintla, and Santiago phases are based on cross-dating and do not match the dates given in Meighan (1976), document no. 3, for the same phases. He dates the Cerritos phase from 1100-900 B.P. (900-1100 A.D.) and the Ixcuintla phase from 900-600 B.P. (1100-1350 or 1400 A.D.). He has the Santiago phase then continue until Spanish contact.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. nu76-013

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: Bibliographical references are found in NU76 - 3:Meighan (p. 299-306)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1958

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 ; 1999

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). Late Period (Cerritos, Ixcuintla, and Santiago phases)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Amapa; Nayarit, Mexico

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Indians of Mexico--Antiquities


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