Preslar, Tony M.. Ceramics

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

Title: Ceramics

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph The Mesa Top Site: an early Mogollon village in southeastern Arizona, [by] Mary Jane Berman

Published By: Original publisher The Mesa Top Site: an early Mogollon village in southeastern Arizona, [by] Mary Jane Berman [Las Cruces, New Mexico]: [New Mexico State University]. November 1978. 103-124 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by Tony M. Preslar

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2010. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Mogollon (NT85)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Organization and analysis of results of research (128); Ceramic technology (323); Utensils (415);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document Preslar analyzed the ceramics found at the Mesa Top site. Found were Alma Plain and San Francisco Red. Alma Plain was used for cooking, but no burned vessel bases were found for San Francisco Red. Preslar compares the Mesa Top ceramics with those from other early Mogollon sites in eastern Arizona and western New Mexico. 'The information recovered from the Mesa Top Site possibly indicates an earlier ceramic horizon lacking polished red wares. … Unfortunately, the data derived from the Mesa Top Site are not sufficient to definitely conclude that a pre-red ware horizon existed.' (page 124).

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 6

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. nt85-006

Document Type: May include journal articles, essays, collections of essays, monographs or chapters/parts of monographs. Component part(s), monograph

Language: Language that the document is written in English

Note: Performed under State of Arizona Permit No. 77-04

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1977

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; 2010

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1945±130 BP to 1440±180 BP (AD 55±130 to AD 560±180)

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Mesa Top site, eastern Arizona, United States

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Mogollon culture//Indians of North America

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