Oates, Joan. Tell Brak: the Uruk/Early Dynasty sequence

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

Title: Tell Brak: the Uruk/Early Dynasty sequence

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Gamdat Nasr : period or regional style? : papers given at a symposium held in Tübingen, November 1983, edited by Uwe Finkbeiner and Wolfgang Röllig

Published By: Original publisher Gamdat Nasr : period or regional style? : papers given at a symposium held in Tübingen, November 1983, edited by Uwe Finkbeiner and Wolfgang Röllig Wiesbaden: Reichert. 1986. 245-273 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Joan Oates

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. Jemdet Nasr (MH62)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Acculturation and culture contact (177); Comparative evidence (171); Ceramic technology (323); Property in movables (422);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Oates discusses the Late Uruk to the Early Dynastic levels excavated at Tell Brak. Area CH contains levels dated to the Late Uruk/'Jemdet Nasr' period. The ceramics are described and a seal, a bulla, and a tablet were also found. These indicate contact with southern Mesopotamia.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 13

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. mh62-013

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. 253)

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1976, 1978, 1981, 1983, 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 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). Late Uruk - Early Dynastic periods

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Tell Brak, Syria

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Jamdat Nasr Site (Iraq)

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