Gopher, Avi. Abu Salem: a pre-pottery Neolithic B camp in the central Negev highlands, Israel

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

Title: Abu Salem: a pre-pottery Neolithic B camp in the central Negev highlands, Israel

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research -- Vol. 312

Published By: Original publisher Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research -- Vol. 312 [Ann Arbor, MI, etc.]: American Schools of Oriental Research. 1998. 1-20 p. ill., maps

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Avi Gopher ; A. Nigel Goring-Morris

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 Settlement patterns (361); Dwellings (342); Weapons (411); Lithic industries (324); General tools (412);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Gopher and Goring-Morris excavated the PPNB occupation at Abu Salem which mainly consists of closely spaced oval structures that may or may not have been dwellings. Mainly groundstone artifacts and projectile points were recovered. They indicate sporadic summer occupation by a small group of hunter-gatherers.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 5

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. m084-005

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. 18-20)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1981-1982

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). PPNB; 9500 BP- 8000 BP

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Abu Salem, Har Harif region, central Negev Highlands, Israel

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Neolithic period


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