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Database E.1 Individual Records of Cranial Measurements, Indices, and Capacities in Adults

Creator(s): Michael Pietrusewsky ; Michele Toomay Douglas

Year: 2002

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Summary

This database is part of Appendix E, from Ban Chiang, a Prehistoric Village Site in Northeast Thailand, Volume 1: The Human Skeletal Remains (tDAR ID #: 376592). Database E.1 contains metric observations (Cranial Measurements, Indices, and Capacities in Adults) by individual burial excavated from the BC and BCES locales at Ban Chiang, Thailand.

Coding information is pasted at the bottom of this abstract, and can also be downloaded as a .txt document at tDAR ID#:

SPECID = Individual Burial Number

First number is excavation locale

1 = BC, 1974 excavation

2 = BCES, 1975 excavation

followed by two spaces and then the burial identification number.

Example: 1 14 is BC Burial 14

AGE

YG ADULT = Young Adult (20-35 years)

MIDAGED = Middle-aged Adult (35-50 years)

OLD = Old Adult (50+ years)

ADULT = Adult (20-50+ years)

SEX = Sex of individual

SITE = Site of excavation

YEAREXAM = Year burial was examined

INSTCODE = Institution where burial was examined

UHM = University of Hawaii at Manoa

Variables MAXCRANL through INTRORB2 were recorded to the nearest millimeter

MAXCRANL = Maximum cranial length

NASOCCIL = Nasio-occipital length

BASINASI = Basion-nasion

BASIBREG = Basion-bregma

MAXCRANB = Maximum cranial breadth

MAXFRONB = Maximum frontal breadth

MINFRONB = Minimum frontal breadth

BISTEPHB = Bistephanic breadth

BIZYGOMB = Bizygomatic breadth

BIAURICB = Biauricular breadth

MINCRANB = Minimum cranial breadth

BIASTERI = Biasterionic breadth

BASIPROS = Basion-prosthion

NASIALVE = Nasion-alveolare

NASALHGT = Nasal height

NASALBTH = Nasal breadth

ORBHGTLF = Orbital height, left

ORBBTHLF = Orbital breadth, left

BIJUGALB = Bijugal breadth

ALVEOLAL = Alveolar length

ALVEOLAB = Alveolar breadth

MASTOIDH = Mastoid height

MASTOIDW = Mastoid width

BIMAXILB = Bimaxillary breadth

BIFRONTB = Bifrontal breadth

BIORBITB = Biorbital breadth

INTERORB = Interorbital breadth

MALRLINF = Malar length, inferior

MALRLMAX = Malar length, maximum

CHEEKHGT = Cheek height

FORAMAGL = Foramen magnum length

NASIBGCR = Nasion-bregma chord

BRGLMDCR = Bregma-lambda chord

LAMOPISC = Lambda-opisthion chord

BIMAXSUB = Bimaxillary subtense

NASFROSB = Nasio-frontal subtense

NASGNAT = Nasion-gnathion height

NASIPROS = Nasion-prosthion

FRONTSUB = Frontal subtense

PARIESUB = Parietal subtense

OCCIPSUB = Occipital subtense

INTRORB2 = Interorbital breadth II

CAPACITY = cranial capacity (reported in cc)

The following are indices that were calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the indices were truncated to two places right of the decimal point--they were not arithmetically rounded.

CRANINDX = Cranial index

LHINDEX = Height-length index

BHINDEX = Height-breadth index

GNATHIC = Gnathic index

UFINDEX = Upper facial index

ORBINDEX = Orbital index

NASINDEX = Nasal index

MAXALVX = Maxillo-alveolar index

CRANMOD = Cranial module

TFACINDEX = Total facial index


This Resource is Part of the Following Collections


Cite this Record

Database E.1 Individual Records of Cranial Measurements, Indices, and Capacities in Adults. Michael Pietrusewsky, Michele Toomay Douglas. 2002 ( tDAR id: 376861) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8D21X7B


Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: e1

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
TFACINDX TFACINDEX = Total facial index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
CRANMOD CRANMOD = Cranial module The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
NASINDEX NASINDEX = Nasal index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
ORBINDEX ORBINDEX = Orbital index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
UFINDEX UFINDEX = Upper facial index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
BHINDEX BHINDEX = Height-breadth index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
LHINDEX LHINDEX = Height-length index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
CRANINDX CRANINDX = Cranial index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
INTRORB2 INTRORB2 = Interorbital breadth II
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
FRONTSUB FRONTSUB = Frontal subtense
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASFROSB NASFROSB = Nasio-frontal subtense
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BRGLMDCR BRGLMDCR = Bregma-lambda chord
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MALRLMAX MALRLMAX = Malar length, maximum
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
INTERORB INTERORB = Interorbital breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MASTOIDW MASTOIDW = Mastoid width
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
ALVEOLAL ALVEOLAL = Alveolar length
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
ORBHGTLF ORBHGTLF = Orbital height, left
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MAXALVX MAXALVX = Maxillo-alveolar index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
GNATHIC GNATHIC = Gnathic index The following index was calculated by computer to four places to the right of the decimal point. During data conversion from mainframe to personal computer format, the index was truncated to two places right of the decimal point--it was not arithmetically rounded.
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
CAPACITY CAPACITY = cranial capacity
BIGINT  Measurement (cubic centimeter) uncategorized none none
OCCIPSUB OCCIPSUB = Occipital subtense
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
PARIESUB PARIESUB = Parietal subtense
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASIPROS NASIPROS = Nasion-prosthion
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASGNAT NASGNAT = Nasion-gnathion height
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIMAXSUB BIMAXSUB = Bimaxillary subtense
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
LAMOPISC LAMOPISC = Lambda-opisthion chord
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASIBGCR NASIBGCR = Nasion-bregma chord
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
FORAMAGL FORAMAGL = Foramen magnum length
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
CHEEKHGT CHEEKHGT = Cheek height
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MALRLINF MALRLINF = Malar length, inferior
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIORBITB BIORBITB = Biorbital breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIFRONTB BIFRONTB = Bifrontal breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIMAXILB BIMAXILB = Bimaxillary breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MASTOIDH MASTOIDH = Mastoid height
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
ALVEOLAB ALVEOLAB = Alveolar breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIJUGALB BIJUGALB = Bijugal breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
ORBBTHLF ORBBTHLF = Orbital breadth, left
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASALBTH NASALBTH = Nasal breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASALHGT NASALHGT = Nasal height
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASIALVE NASIALVE = Nasion-alveolare
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BASIPROS BASIPROS = Basion-prosthion
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIASTERI BIASTERI = Biasterionic breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MINCRANB MINCRANB = Minimum cranial breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIAURICB BIAURICB = Biauricular breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BIZYGOMB BIZYGOMB = Bizygomatic breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BISTEPHB BISTEPHB = Bistephanic breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MINFRONB MINFRONB = Minimum frontal breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MAXFRONB MAXFRONB = Maximum frontal breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MAXCRANB MAXCRANB = Maximum cranial breadth
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BASIBREG BASIBREG = Basion-bregma
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
BASINASI BASINASI = Basion-nasion
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
NASOCCIL NASOCCIL = Nasio-occipital length
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
MAXCRANL MAXCRANL = Maximum cranial length
BIGINT  Measurement (millimeter) uncategorized none none
INSTCODE INSTCODE = Institution where burial was examined UHM = University of Hawaii at Manoa
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
YEAREXAM YEAREXAM = Year burial was examined
BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
SITE SITE = Site of excavation
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
SEX SEX = Sex of individual
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
AGE AGE YG ADULT = Young Adult (20-35 years) MIDAGED = Middle-aged Adult (35-50 years) OLD = Old Adult (50+ years) ADULT = Adult (20-50+ years)
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
SPECID SPECID = Individual Burial Number First number is excavation locale 1 = BC, 1974 excavation 2 = BCES, 1975 excavation followed by two spaces and then the burial identification number. Example: 1 14 is BC Burial 14
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: -2100 to 200


Spatial Coverage

min long: 102.349; min lat: 16.657 ; max long: 103.821; max lat: 18 ;

Source Collections

The complete collection of Ban Chiang Skeletal remains and original data collection forms are currently curated at the University of Hawai'i Department of Anthropology. The skeletal collection will eventually be returned to Thailand.

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
e1.xlsx 56.83kb Aug 2, 2012 1:13:08 PM Public
Translated version e1_translated.xls (36.50kb)
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