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Date 2004-06-21
Recorder WRC
Start Time 2014-04-02
End Time 2014-04-02
Start Time (date) 2004-06-21:08:23:00
End Time (date) 2004-06-21:08:36:00
Area or Toponym Koutsopetria/Paleokastro
Location and Description Past the eastern edge of Vigla. South of the baseline. Rock pile cuts 1.
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 True
Kalamboki False
Other Vegetation False
Dominant Vegetation Height <= ankle
Percent Visible 40
Farm Plowed
Soil Compacted
Background Disturbance Light
Sherd Crusting None
Surface Clast Size Coarse Gravel (75-19mm)
Comments (field) FEATURES Rock pile cuts N-S through unit. Continuing numerous cut blocks. Also well or cistern with cut block rim some 1m in diameter in rock pile.
Walker Spacing 10
Bearing 86.0
Direction From North
General Survey Comments KME- 1 mortar BPW- 1mortar; 1 revet SRF cut stone; gypsum; mortar DKP mortar; marble revet
Number of Bags 2.0
Survey Type Standard
Digital True
Color False
Total object (count) 324
Sherds 135
Tiles 181
Lithics 0
Surveyunits Area Other 8
Ceramics 316
Ceramic density 9875.0
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 14 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/B007B278-7679-4BE8-89CF-A2F96BE4F7F8> ARK (Archive): https://n2t.net/ark:/28722/k2x923f2w

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