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Date 2004-06-18
Recorder DKP
Start Time 2014-04-01
End Time 2014-04-01
Start Time (date) 2004-06-18:09:31:00
End Time (date) 2004-06-18:09:42:00
Area or Toponym Koutsopetria/Paleokastro
Location and Description The fourth unit in a large grain stubble field; east of units 1-3. Unit slopes gently down to the SE. a low (1.5m) stone pile marks s. border of unit dividing this area of stubble from more stubble below.
Evergreens False
Decidiuous False
Scrub or Phrygana False
Maquis False
Grass or Weeds True
Barren False
General Info Legal and Standard Other False
Olives False
Vineyard False
Citrus False
Apricot False
Almonds False
Other Orchard/grove False
Vegetation, Small-leafed False
Veg, Broad-leafed False
Greens False
Grain False
Grain Stubble True
Kalamboki False
Other Vegetation False
Dominant Vegetation Height <= ankle
Percent Visible 40
Comments stubble field with line of weeds along stones at S. end of unit. Visibility variable; 30-70; but with pred 40%
Farm Plowed
Soil Compacted
Background Disturbance Moderate
Sherd Crusting Heavy
Surface Clast Size Coarse Gravel (75-19mm)
Comments (field) Lime of stones on S. end of unit ; stone cut-need to check.
Walker Spacing 10
Bearing 86.0
Direction From South
General Survey Comments WRC other = andesite SRF other = mortar; cut stone slab; gypsum BPW;KME other = mortar
Survey Type Standard
Digital True
Color False
Total object (count) 217
Sherds 112
Tiles 96
Lithics 0
Surveyunits Area Other 9
Ceramics 208
Ceramic density 6500.0
Area walked 320.0
Unit area 1600.0
Note

This records information collected by field teams for each survey given unit. This information includes the number of different artifact classes (pottery, tile, stone, other) counted in each fieldwalker's transects, which provides the total count and density for the unit. It also includes environmental features of the unit (vegetation, soil, etc.) and the logistics of collection (date, time, location, etc.). We recorded the information on paper forms in the field at the time of survey and subsequently keyed the data into a Microsoft Access database, which we linked to a GIS plot of the survey units. We scanned the paper forms and archived a copy of the physical forms at the University of North Dakota.

Suggested Citation

David K. Pettegrew. "Unit 4 from Cyprus/PKAP Survey Area/Koutsopetria - Paleokastro". (2013) In Pyla-Koutsopetria Archaeological Project I: Pedestrian Survey. William R. Caraher, R. Scott Moore, David K. Pettegrew (Eds.) . Released: 2013-10-25. Open Context. <http://opencontext.org/subjects/33C46DE0-591F-4A85-056D-367DE232DFA4> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k26d5r69n

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