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Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Remains Condition (Completeness) Coding Sheet

Year: 2008

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Soil Systems, Inc. faunal analysts used this coding scheme to describe the general condition (i.e., completenesss) of recovered faunal elements and/or fragments. SSI faunal data codes and data columns refer to this coding scheme as "Condition". However, the codes themselves describe completeness.

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Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Remains Condition (Completeness) Coding Sheet. 2008 ( tDAR id: 365098) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84J0CQ5

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Completeness

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Complete
2 Complete except for unfused epiphysis(es)
3 Nearly complete (slightly broken or damaged)
4 More than 3/4 complete
5 1/2 to 3/4 complete
6 1/4 to 1/2 complete
7 Less than 1/4 complete
8 Fragment, undefined
9 Indeterminate
Code Term
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Completeness

This Coding Sheet is Used by the Following Datasets:

  1. 372323 - Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 15, Washington and 48th Streets: SSI Lauth Data Recovery, Faunal Data
  2. 372624 - Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 08, Pueblo Grande Cultural Park: SSI PG Museum Expansion Data Recovery, Faunal (FAUNAL) Data
  3. 374225 - Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 14, Washington Park Development Area: SSI SunAmerica, Inc. Data Recovery, Faunal Data
  4. 366759 - Pueblo Grande (AZ U:9:1(ASM)): Unit 11, Van Buren and 44th Streets: SSI DMB Testing and Data Recovery, Faunal (FAUNAL) Data

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Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America