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Author: Author's name as listed in Library of Congress records
Watson, Patty Jo, 1932-
LeBlanc, Steven A.
Girikihaciyan: a Halafian site in southeastern Turkey
Published By: Original publisher
Los Angeles: Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles. 1990. 146 p. ill.
By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication
Patty Jo Watson, Steven A. LeBlanc
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.
Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF
Ceramic technology (323);
Cultural participation (184);
Reviews and critiques (114);
General tools (412);
Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document
Watson and LeBlanc present their findings from the small, late Halaf site of Girikihaciyan. They discuss the excavations, architecture, ceramics, stone tools, other artifacts, diet, and tools. They also present a critique of Hijara's ceramic seriation for the site of Arpachiyah and compare Girikihaciyan with other Halafian sites, mostly Arpachiyah, Banahilk, Tell Aqab, Shames-ed-Din, and Tell Turlu.
Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents
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.
Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs.
Language: Language that the document is written in
Includes bibliographical references (p. -146)
Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document
1968 and 1970
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
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).
6855±45 BP and 7000±45 BP
Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site)
Girikihaciyan, southeast Turkey
LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Halaf culture--Turkey/Excavations (Archaeology)--Turkey/Girikihaciyan Site (Turkey)