Soil Systems, Inc. Pueblo Grande Age at death coding sheet

Creator(s): Rebecca Hill

Year: unknown


Age categories used in demography/paleopathology data sets from Soil Systems, Inc.'s Pueblo Grande projects that post-date the Hohokam Expressway Project and involved private lands.

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Soil Systems, Inc. Pueblo Grande Age at death coding sheet. Rebecca Hill. ( tDAR id: 367871) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8028QGN

Category: Human Burial

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
00-0.9 yrs infant
01-4.9 yrs young child
05-9.9 yrs older child
10-14.9 yrs older child/adolescent
15-19.9 yrs adolescent/young adult
20-29.9 yrs young adult
30-39.9 yrs young/middle adult
40-49.9 yrs middle adult
50+ yrs old adult
Adolescent 10-20 yrs old Not fully mature but obviously not infant or child
Adolescent/Adult? 15+ yrs old/possibly adult Usually gracile, but of adult size without specific skeletal indicators of age preserved
Adult 20+ yrs old Clearly adult based on epiphyseal fusion or dental development but elements used to determine more specific adult age range not present
Adult? Probable adult Based on robustness & size, probably not a subadult
Code Term Definition
Fetus/Neonate Late term fetus or newborn
Subadult Anywhere from infant to adolescent Clearly juvenile but too little information present to narrow age category
Unidentifiable unknown age Remains too incomplete to even put in broad age categories
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

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