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Dismal River ceramic sherd data

Creator(s): Sarah Trabert

Year: 2015

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Summary

These are the results from an analysis of ceramics from 43 Dismal River sites. A full description of the sites and the results can be found in the Trabert 2015 document.


Cite this Record

Dismal River ceramic sherd data. Sarah Trabert. 2015 ( tDAR id: 398502) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8QV3NNH


Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: Body

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
exterior surface Exterior surface treatment
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
exterior carbon? Is carbon present on the exterior surface?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Residue none none
interior surface Interior surface treatment
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
Site Site number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Site none none
Cat No. catalog number for sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Label none none
My # Unique number analyst gave to sherds without catalog numbers
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Label none none
Provenience Excavation square, level, and depth when available
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Mass (g) wight in grams for each sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Weight none none
Size Size class (surface area) for each sherd
VARCHAR  Coded Value Ceramic : Measurement Size Class Codes none
temper temper description
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Temper/Inclusions none none
max thick (mm) point of maximum thickness, in mm, of the sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
Puebloan? Does the sherd look Puebloan?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Description none none
Upper Republican? Does the sherd look to be Upper Republican?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Description none none
color The general color of the sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none
coiled joints? Are coil joints visible?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Form none none
decoration? Whether decoration is present and if so, a description is given.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Design/Decorative Element none none
Additional Sherds? Are there multiple sherds, with the same catalog number, that cross-fit or belong to the same vessel?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Count none none
interior carbon? Is carbon present on the interior surface of the sherd?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Residue none none
slip? Does either surface have a slip?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
paint? Is paint present on the surfaces?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Paint none none

Table Information: MASTER_All-Sherd-Data

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
made with micaceous clays, fine gold flecks throughout paste, looks similar to some micaceous pieces found in other Dismal River sites, part of same pot as below VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
4.2 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
no VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
gray-tan VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
no VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
no VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
none VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
smooth VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
no VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
none VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
smooth VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #11 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
Column #10 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
?? VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
none VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
coarse sand and mica VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
2 BIGINT  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
6.3 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
na VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
B7 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
na VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
5WL338 VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none

Table Information: Pipes

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Size Size class
VARCHAR  Coded Value Ceramic : Measurement Size Class Codes none
Site Site number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Site none none
Catalog # sherd catalog number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Label none none
Mass (g) weight in grams
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Weight none none
Part of pipe part of pipe
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Part none none
Temper temper type
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Temper/Inclusions none none
Surface surface description
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
Decoration decoration on pipe
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Design/Decorative Element none none

Table Information: Rims

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Cat No Catalog number for each sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Label none none
My # A unique number the analyst assigned to sherds without a catalog number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Label none none
Provenience Excavation square, level, and depth when available
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Mass (g) Weight in grams of each sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Weight none none
size Surface area of each sherd
VARCHAR  Coded Value Ceramic : Measurement Size Class Codes none
rims in refit Number of additional sherds that refit
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Count none none
temper Temper description
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Temper/Inclusions none none
Puebloan? Is the sherd Puebloan?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Description none none
Upper Republican? Is the sherd Upper Republican?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Description none none
Great Bend? Is the sherd Great Bend Aspect?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Lookup : Description none none
Color General color of sherd
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none
rim diameter Estimated rim diameter in centimeters
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
rim percentage Estimated percentage of rim present (based on rim diameter charts)
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
diam notes Any details on the sherd that made estimating rim diameter difficult
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
exterior surface Exterior surface treatment
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
exterior carbon Is carbon present on the exterior of the sherd?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Residue none none
interior surface Interior surface treatment
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
interior carbon Is carbon present on the interior of the sherd?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Residue none none
slip? Is there a slip on the surfaces?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Surface Treatment none none
paint? Is paint present?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Paint none none
coiled? Are coil joints present?
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Form none none
rim decoration Is decoration present? If so, description was given
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Design/Decorative Element none none
vessel shape Estimated vessel form
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Form none none
rim/neck form Estimated rim and neck form
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Form none none
rim decoration notes Notes on rim decoration
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Design/Decorative Element none none
rim height Height of each rim in mm
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
lip thickness Thickness, in mm, of each lip
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
mid rim thickness Thickness measurement of middle portion of rim
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
rim base thick Thickness at base of rim
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
shoulder thick Thickness of shoulder portion
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
Site Site number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Site none none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1600 to 1750 (Dismal River site dates)


Spatial Coverage

min long: -111.292; min lat: 36.664 ; max long: -93.977; max lat: 45.548 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Sarah Trabert


Source Collections

Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History, Kansas Historical Society, University of Kansas, Kansas State University, Nebraska Historical Society, Colorado Historical Society, History Colorado, Denver University Museum of Anthropology, University of Colorado Museum of Natural History, University of Wyoming Department of Anthropology

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
MASTER_All-Sherd-Data.xlsx 1.16mb Apr 29, 2015 10:55:38 AM Public
Translated version MASTER_All-Sherd-Data_translated.xls (1.83mb)
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