Betts, A. V. G.. The late epipaleolithic in the Black Desert, eastern Jordan

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

Title: The late epipaleolithic in the Black Desert, eastern Jordan

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Natufian culture in the Levant, edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef & François R. Valla

Published By: Original publisher The Natufian culture in the Levant, edited by Ofer Bar-Yosef & François R. Valla Ann Arbor, Mich.: International Monographs in Prehistory. 1991. 217-234 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Alison Betts

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2009. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Epipaleolithic (M080)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Identification (101); Land use (311); Lithic industries (324); General tools (412); Hunting and trapping (224);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Betts conducted fieldwork at several sites in the Black Desert of eastern Jordan, including: Khallat 'Anaza, Mugharet el-Jawa, Jebel es-Subi, and Abu el-Husein. Sites located where rainfall is relatively high were long-term use sites. Where the rainfall was lower and standing water was less reliable the sites were smaller and short-term or single use sites. The tool typology is also similar between these sites and sites in other desert locations, perhaps indicating an emphasis on hunting and meat processing.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 22

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. m080-022

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. 234)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document no date

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; 2007

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Black Desert, eastern Jordan

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Middle East--Antiquities

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