Bloch-Smith, Elizabeth, 1952-. The cult of the dead in Judah: interpreting the material remains

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

Title: The cult of the dead in Judah: interpreting the material remains

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Journal of biblical literature -- Vol. 111, no. 2

Published By: Original publisher Journal of biblical literature -- Vol. 111, no. 2 [Boston]: Society of Biblical Literature and Exegesis. 1992. 213-224 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Elizabeth M. Bloch-Smith

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2020. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Israelites (MF07)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Burial practices and funerals (764); Cult of the dead (769); Eschatology (775); Revelation and divination (787);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This study, based on archaeological and biblical sources, distinguishes between Canaanite and Judahite burials, highland and lowland burials, and official and popular cult practices. The author concludes that there were no significant changes over time in ancestral cult practices and attitudes.

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. mf07-006

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document not specified

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. Ian Skoggard; 2020

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1200–586 BC

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Israel; Palestinian territories

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Jews--Social life and customs--To 70 A.D.

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