Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen

Summary

The 1953 faunal remains from the West Pillar at Modoc Rock Shelter (11R5) were initially identified by Paul W. Parmalee of the Illinois State Museum. In 1980, Karli White and Bonnie Styles (Illinois State Museum) re-examined the 1953 identifications, augmented the identifications, and entered them into a database.

Cite this Record

Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen. Mona Colburn, Bonnie Styles, Paul W. Parmalee, Karli E. White. 1953 ( tDAR id: 398934) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8X92D53

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Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: Modoc1953-WestPillar-MacroFauna

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Portion2 Portion of the element. Code(s) is/are duplicated in Portion1, Portion 2, and Portion 3 so that our codes can be mapped to 3 different tDAR ontologies that describe an element's portion and orientation.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Dorsal/Ventral Coding sheet for Portion2 (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Fauna Dorsal-Ventral Ontology
Portion1 Portion of the element. Code(s) is/are duplicated in Portion1, Portion 2, and Portion 3 so that our codes can be mapped to 3 different tDAR ontologies that describe an element's portion and orientation.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Anterior/Posterior Coding sheet for Portion1 (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Fauna Anterior-Posterior Ontology
Portion3 Portion of the element. Code(s) is/are duplicated in Portion1, Portion 2, and Portion 3 so that our codes can be mapped to 3 different tDAR ontologies that describe an element's portion and orientation.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Portion/Proximal/Distal Coding sheet for Portion3 (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Fauna Proximal-Distal/Portion Ontology
PortionOriginalEntry Portion of the element as originally coded by the ISM. Then codes are duplicated in Portion1, Portion 2, and Portion 3 so that our codes can be mapped to 3 different tDAR ontologies that describe an element's portion and orientation.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value uncategorized none none
ParmaleeID Paul Parmalee's original taxonomic identification if different from that listed under "Taxon."
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Fauna : Taxon none none
Digest Rounding code duplicated for purpose of mapping to the tDar Digestion Ontology.
BIGINT  Coded Value Fauna : Digestion Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Digestion/Ingestion Fauna Digestion Ontology
Butcher Human modification codes duplicated for purpose of mapping to tDar ontology for food processing/butchering.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Butchering Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Butchering Fauna Butchering Ontology
Round Rounding of bone. Could be due to a variety of causes, such as water rolling, abrasion, gnawing (that causes rounding), and digestion.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Natural Modification Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Rounding Fauna Erosion Ontology
Gnaw Type of animal gnawing exhibited on faunal element.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Gnawing/Animal Modification Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Gnawing Fauna Gnawing Ontology
Comment Comments regarding modifications, ontogenetic age, seasonality indicators, etc.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Fauna : Other none none
Complete Completeness of the element in quarters. Letter refers to portion and number refers to completeness in quarters. These codes are repeated in the Portion column.
BIGINT  Coded Value Fauna : Completeness Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Completeness Fauna Completeness Ontology
Side Side of the animal's body.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Side Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Side Fauna Side Ontology
Element Animal body part.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Element Coding sheet for Element (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Fauna Element Ontology
Weath Weathering exhibited by element.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Weathering Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Weathering Fauna Weathering Ontology
HumMod Marks related to human modification of element for artifact manufacture or during food processing.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Cultural Modification Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Human Modification Fauna Worked Bone Ontology
Tag# Tag number.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Cat# Catalog number
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Depth ft bs Depth in feet below surface
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Depth none none
TaxonSize Animal body sizes. In the case of fish, 8 cm size categories refer to total length for bowfin and gar; and to standard length for all other fish taxa.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Taxon Size none
CF For referred taxa, cf-f means that "cf." is applied to the first name in the taxon field (which often is the genus); and cf-s means that "cf." is on the second name (which is usually species).
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Illinois State Museum coding sheet for CF Fauna Confidence in Identification Ontology
Class Taxonomic group, which most often is a taxonomic class.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Class none
Recovery Screen mesh size used in recovery.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Recovery Method Coding sheet for Recovery (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) EAFWG Recovery Method Ontology
Taxon Identification to the finest taxonomic level possible.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Coding sheet for Taxon (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Fauna Taxon Ontology - Eastern US
Burn Degree/intensity of burning exhibited by the element.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Burning Illinois State Museum coding sheet for Burning Fauna Burning Intensity Ontology
NISP Number of identified specimens with the same attributes.
BIGINT  Count Fauna : Count none none
ExcYr Year of excavation.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Date none none
PrimStrat Primary stratum involved.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Stratum none none
SecStrat Secondary stratum involved.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Stratum none none
Unit Unit of excavation.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Unit none none
Stratum Stratum designated by the archaeologist.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Stratum none none
Site Name of the site.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Site Coding sheet for Site (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Eastern Archaic Site Type
Resource Type Taxon column repeated for mapping Resource Type Ontology
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Coding sheet for Resource Type (Modoc Rock Shelter, IL (11R5)-1953 Fauna dataset West Pillar 1/4" Screen) Eastern Archaic Resource type ontology

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Bonnie Styles

Contributor(s): Mona Colburn; Paul W. Parmalee; Karli E. White

Repository(s): Illinios State Museum

Source Collections

Illinois State Museum

File Information

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Modoc1953-WestPillar-MacroFauna.xlsx 98.84kb May 25, 2015 Aug 8, 2016 2:29:34 PM Embargoed Five Years
The 1953 faunal remains from the West Pillar at Modoc Rock Shelter (11R5) were initially identified by Paul W. Parmalee of the Illinois State Museum. In 1980, Karli White and Bonnie Styles (Illinois State Museum) re-examined the 1953 identifications, augmented the identifications, and entered them into a database.
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