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Date 2004-06-22
Recorder WRC
Start Time 2014-04-01
End Time 2014-04-01
Start Time (date) 2004-06-22:10:55:00
End Time (date) 2004-06-22:11:06:00
Area or Toponym Paleokastro
Location and Description Immediately to the West of fenced area; falling mostly within the recently ploughed field; eastern border of the unit is overgrown and includes several cut blocks
Evergreens False
Decidiuous False
Scrub or Phrygana False
Maquis False
Grass or Weeds False
Barren True
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 False
Kalamboki False
Other Vegetation False
Dominant Vegetation Height None
Percent Visible 90
Comments Recently ploughed field (graded?) except eastern border of the unit which is overgrown with dense veg.
Farm Plowed
Soil Loose
Background Disturbance Light
Sherd Crusting Light
Surface Clast Size Coarse Gravel (75-19mm)
Comments (field) Several cut blocks along eastern border of unit; some quite large
Walker Spacing 10
Bearing 86.0
Direction From North
General Survey Comments SRF - 1 glass; mortar; cut stone DKP - 1 mortar
Number of Bags 1.0
Survey Type Standard
Digital True
Color False
Total object (count) 124
Sherds 88
Tiles 32
Lithics 0
Surveyunits Area Other 4
Ceramics 120
Ceramic density 3750.0
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

William R. Caraher. "Unit 47 from Cyprus/PKAP Survey Area/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/4ACBF491-5FBC-4572-AC3F-98A341CB16C9> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2f76837c

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