Colledge, Sue. Investigations of plant remains preserved on epipalaeolithic sites in the Near East

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

Title: Investigations of plant remains preserved on epipalaeolithic sites in the Near East

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. 391-397 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Susan M. Colledge

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 Theoretical orientation in research and its results (121); Archaeological excavation methods (1210); Flora (137); Comparative evidence (171);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Colledge outlines some of the problems inherent in archaeobotanical investigation and at Wadi Hammeh 27 in particular. She then goes on to discuss plant use among the modern Bedouin in the Sinai and Negev as a comparison to Natufians in the same area. She points out how few plant species of those used can be expected to be found in the remnants of a camp fire and how all seeds found should not assume to have been a food source. Colledge then gives guidelines to follow for maximum recovery of botanical remains.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 33

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. m080-033

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. 397-398)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1984

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 Archaeobotonist-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). Natufian

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Wadi Hammeh 27 and Wadi Jilat 6; Jordan

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

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