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Descriptive Variable Value(s)
Date 2004-06-23
Recorder WRC
Start Time 2014-04-01
End Time 2014-04-01
Start Time (date) 2004-06-23:09:29:00
End Time (date) 2004-06-23:09:41:00
Area or Toponym Paleokastro
Location and Description Grain stubble field with ploughed sandy soil on eastern and southern side.
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 Weedy grain stubble limited visibility very severly in Eastern and Northern side of the unit.
Farm Plowed
Soil Compacted
Background Disturbance Light
Sherd Crusting Light
Surface Clast Size Fine Gravel (19-5mm)
Comments (field) Sandy at southeast sides. FERATURES Most artifacts came from northern and eastern part of unit.
Walker Spacing 10
Bearing 264.0
Direction From North
General Survey Comments DKP-stone pavement SRF- glass
Number of Bags 1.0
Survey Type Standard
Digital True
Color False
Total object (count) 37
Sherds 20
Tiles 15
Lithics 0
Surveyunits Area Other 2
Ceramics 35
Ceramic density 1093.75
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 55 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/9CA19E24-CC39-4686-AE12-EDD2C56FF70C> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2g739083

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