Bar-Yosef, Ofer. Earliest food producers: pre-pottery Neolithic

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

Title: Earliest food producers: pre-pottery Neolithic

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Archaeology of society in the Holy Land, edited by Thomas E. Levy

Published By: Original publisher The Archaeology of society in the Holy Land, edited by Thomas E. Levy New York, NY: Facts on File. 1995. 190-204 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Ofer Bar-Yosef

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. Aceramic Neolithic (M084)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Culture summary (105); Chronologies and culture sequences (911); Political Organization and Behavior (010); Processing of basic materials (320); Domesticated animals (231); Cereal agriculture (243);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Bar-Yosef summarizes the Pre-Pottery Neolithic (PPNA, PPNB, and PPNC) that he states extends from 10,300/10,000-5700/5500 BP This is probably a typo and the dates should read 10300/10,000 BP-7500 BP; especially as the title lists the dates as 8000-5500 and these dates should be BC He summarizes settlement patterns, lithic technologies, plant and animal domestication, human remains, art and cult objects, and a little bit about their probable social structure. The end of the article sumarizes his work at Nahal Hemar Cave in Israel where many unique items were preserved (such as baskets, fabric, and bone artifacts).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 3

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. m084-003

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Journal Article

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 567-569)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1983 at Nahal Hemar Cave, Israel

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). 10,300 BP-7500 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Egypt, Israel, Jordon, Lebanon, and Syria

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Neolithic period

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