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Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Artifact Type Coding Sheet

Year: 2008

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Soil Systems, Inc. faunal analysts used this coding scheme to classify artifacts that were made from faunal bone or other faunal elements/remains.

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Soil Systems, Inc. Faunal Artifact Type Coding Sheet. 2008 ( tDAR id: 365102) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8M32TH5

Category: Fauna

Subcategory: Bone Artifact Form

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Present (type not specified)
5 Hairpin
6 Long awl or hairpin
7 Awl‑Complete
8 Awl‑Incomplete
9 Awl‑Splinter
10 Awl‑Short
11 Awl‑Handle
12 Awl‑Medial
13 Awl‑Tip
14 Awl‑Stock
15 Awl‑General
16 Wand
17 Wand or Awl‑stock
20 Antler Flaker
21 Antler Baton
30 Tube‑General
31 Tube‑Mammal
32 Plain Bone Ring
34 Tube‑Bird
35 Whistle‑Bird
36 Whistle‑Mammal
37 Tube/Whistle
38 Tube‑Manufacturing
40 Bone Bead
50 Bone Needle
60 Turtle Shell Artifact
65 Bone Flute/Wrench
70 Bone Drill
75 Rasp (Notched Rib or Long Bone)
80 Incised: Gaming Piece
90 Indeterminate Worked
98 Other Bone Artifact (describe in Comments)
99 Possible Artifact Fragment
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: Bone Artifact Form

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

File Information

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ssi-faunal-artifact-type-coding-sheet.xlsx 9.65kb Jul 20, 2011 4:42:21 PM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America