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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Date 2004-06-21
Recorder WRC
Start Time 2014-04-01
End Time 2014-04-01
Start Time (date) 2004-06-21:10:21:00
End Time (date) 2004-06-21:10:30:00
Area or Toponym Koutsopetria/Paleokastro
Location and Description After cookie break. Beneath the eastern part of Vigla. 40+ S. of the baseline.
Evergreens False
Decidiuous False
Scrub or Phrygana False
Maquis False
Grass or Weeds False
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 False
Kalamboki True
Other Vegetation False
Dominant Vegetation Height <= ankle
Percent Visible 30
Comments Areas with matted grain producing 0% visibilty.
Farm Plowed
Soil Compacted
Background Disturbance Light
Sherd Crusting Light
Surface Clast Size Coarse Gravel (75-19mm)
Comments (field) Rock pile with many cut stones runs N-S through almost the entire unit.
Walker Spacing 10
Bearing 274.0
Direction From South
General Survey Comments KME-Andesite DKP-Mortar SRF-Mortar: wire: gypsum:cut stone BPW-Cut stone
Number of Bags 1.0
Survey Type Standard
Digital True
Color False
Total object (count) 207
Sherds 117
Tiles 83
Lithics 0
Surveyunits Area Other 7
Ceramics 200
Ceramic density 6250.0
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 20 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/5EE297B0-541F-45B9-25FB-4F601E8A771E> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2df6n02x

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