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Saudi Arabia Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Data

Creator(s): Matthew Boulanger ; Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Year: 2014

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Summary

This dataset contains compositional (elemental abundance) and descriptive data for a total of 52 ceramic and clay specimens from Saudi Arabia, analyzed by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). These data were generated by neutron activation analysis (NAA) at LBNL between the late 1960s and early 1990s. Data from the LBNL were transferred to the Archaeometry Laboratory at the University of Missouri, where they were digitized for distribution through tDAR. Elemental abundance data could not be located for 5 of these specimens. All descriptive and contextual data are drawn from the Berkeley archives, and may be incomplete


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Cite this Record

Saudi Arabia Ceramics: Compositional and Descriptive Data. Matthew Boulanger, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. 2014 ( tDAR id: 372598) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87M070B


Data Set Structure

Measurement Column
Count Column
Coded Column
Filename Column
Integration Column (has Ontology)

Table Information: Database

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Column #59 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Zn BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Hf DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Tb DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Rb BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ni BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Th DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Cr DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Sb DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ta DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Cs DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Yb DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ce DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Fe BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Sc DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Co DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Nd DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Lu DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ti BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
La DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Sm DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ba BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Eu DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
U DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
As DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Sr BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
K BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Na BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Mn BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Dy DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
V BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ca BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Al BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Entry VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Run BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Data Source VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Powder Present in Archives VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Analytical Notes BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Notes BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Temper BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Era VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Group BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Piece BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Specific Form BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Form BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Exterior Decoration VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Fabric VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Ware VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Material VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Affiliation VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Source Person VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Excavator VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Context BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Longitude DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Latitude DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Site VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Alternate ID VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
MURR ID VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
LBNL ID VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Table Information: Information

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Column #1 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #2 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #3 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #4 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #5 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -5300 to -4000 (Ubaid Period)

Calendar Date: -1300 to -1200 (Midianite)


Spatial Coverage

min long: 34.717; min lat: 14.435 ; max long: 55.898; max lat: 31.952 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Matthew Boulanger

Contributor(s): Helen Michel ; Michal Artzy ; Peter Parr ; J. Dayton

Lab Director(s): Isadore Perlman ; Frank Asaro


Source Collections

Archaeometry Laboratory, University of Missouri

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
LBNL_SaudiArabia_v2.xls 391.00kb Jul 22, 2014 11:31:45 AM Public
Translated version LBNL_SaudiArabia_v2_translated.xls (360.00kb)
Data column(s) in this dataset have been associated with coding sheet(s) and translated:
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America