McCorriston, Joy. The Halaf environment and human activities in the Khabur drainage, Syria

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

Title: The Halaf environment and human activities in the Khabur drainage, Syria

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of field archaeology -- Vol. 19, no. 3

Published By: Original publisher Journal of field archaeology -- Vol. 19, no. 3 [Boston]: Boston University. 1992. 315-333 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Joy McCorriston

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2000. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Halafian (M086)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Flora (137); Tillage (241); Cereal agriculture (243);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document McCorriston analyzed botanical samples from two sites: Tell Aqab, that was excavated in the late 1970s and Umm Qseir, that was excavated in 1986. These two sites are in different ecological zones, but the samples are from similar archaeological deposits. McCorriston conducted botanical field studies in the Khabur Basin. These studies were used to determine the species of plants that grow on farmed land with different soils. With these data, she is able to compare farming practices and plant uses at the two sites and note differences in production, collection, and processing of plant foods.

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. m086-003

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. 331-333)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1985, 1988, 1990

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; 2006

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

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Umm Qseir and Tell Aqab, Khabur Basin, Syria

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Halaf culture

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