Lothrop, S. K. (Samuel Kirkland), 1892-1965. A Quiché altar

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

Title: A Quiché altar

Published in: if part or section of a book or monograph Man -- Vol. 26

Published By: Original publisher Man -- Vol. 26 London: The Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland. 1926. 89-90 p. ill.

By line: Author's name as appearing in the actual publication by S. K. Lothrop

HRAF Publication Information: New Haven, Conn.: Human Relations Area Files, 2021. Computer File

Culture: Culture name from the Outline of World Cultures (OWC) with the alphanumberic OWC identifier in parenthesis. Quiché Maya (NW10)

Subjects: Document-level OCM identifiers given by the anthropology subject indexers at HRAF Spirits and gods (776); Sacred objects and places (778); Prayers and sacrifices (782);

Abstract: Brief abstract written by HRAF anthropologists who have done the subject indexing for the document This is a short article on a traditional Quiché mountain altar that the author claims is evidence of the survival of pre-Christian religious practices labeled "nagualism."

Document Number: HRAF's in-house numbering system derived from the processing order of documents 8

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. nw10-008

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

Field Date: The date the researcher conducted the fieldwork or archival research that produced the document 1922-1924

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; 2021

Coverage Date: The date or dates that the information in the document pertains to (often not the same as the field date). 1922-1924

Coverage Place: Location of the research culture or tradition (often a smaller unit such as a band, community, or archaeological site) Chichicastenango, Quiché, Guatemala

LCSH: Library of Congress Subject Headings Quiché Indians

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