Meyers, Carol L.. Material remains and social relations: women's culture in agrarian households of the Iron Age

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

Title: Material remains and social relations: women's culture in agrarian households of the Iron Age

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Symbiosis, symbolism, and the power of the past : Canaan, ancient Israel, and their neighbors from the Late Bronze Age through Roman Palaestina / proceedings of the Centennial Symposium, W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research and American Schools of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, May 29-31, 2000 ; edited by William G. Dever and Seymour Gitin

Published By: Original publisher Symbiosis, symbolism, and the power of the past : Canaan, ancient Israel, and their neighbors from the Late Bronze Age through Roman Palaestina / proceedings of the Centennial Symposium, W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research and American Schools of Oriental Research, Jerusalem, May 29-31, 2000 ; edited by William G. Dever and Seymour Gitin Winona Lake, Ind.: Eisenbrauns. 2003. 425-444 p.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication Carol Meyers

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 Woven and other interworked fabrics (286); Textile industries (288); Clothing manufacture (294); Division of labor by gender (462); Gender status (562); Social relationships and groups (571); Household (592);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document In this analysis of the archaeological record to shed light on gender roles and relations, the author identifies "gendered spaces" used exclusively by women for cooking, spinning, sewing, weaving, and other tasks, inferring that power accrued to women through their control and organization of such activities.

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 15

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. mf07-015

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. 438-444)

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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