Haynes Shell Midden Site (15Bt11), Fresh water mussel (Unionidae) remains

Summary

Bivlaves recovered from flotation column (25 x 25 cm) of Test Unit A1 and a corresponding control block (25 x 25 cm) carefully excavated by hand. All specimens in the control block were removed to avoid damage by normal waterscreen or flotation techniques. Total number of bivalve shells is 4635.

Cite this Record

Haynes Shell Midden Site (15Bt11), Fresh water mussel (Unionidae) remains. Darcy Morey, George Crothers. 1996 ( tDAR id: 401217) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86H4K0B

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Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: 15BT11_Bivalves

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Unit Test Unit designation
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Horizontal Location none none
Level Excavation level counting from the surface down.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Level none none
Depth Depth from surface datum in cm.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Depth none none
Taxon Species identification when possible
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Coding sheet for Taxon (Haynes Shell Midden Site (15Bt11), Mussel (Unionidae) faunal remains) Fauna Taxon Ontology - Eastern US
Resource Resource type for comparison among EAFWG datasets
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Other Resource Type (Shell Mound Archaeological Project) Eastern Archaic Resource type ontology
Count Number of bivalves by sample
DOUBLE  Count Fauna : Other none none
Side Bivalve side - left or right
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Side Element Side (Shell Mound Archaeological Project) Fauna Side Ontology
Period Chronological Periods for comparison among EAFWG datasets
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Other Chronological Period (Shell Mound Archaeological Project) EAFWG Chronology Ontology
Recovery Water screen, flotation, or hand excavated control block
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Recovery Method Recovery technique (Shell Mound Archaeological Project) EAFWG Recovery Method Ontology

Spatial Coverage

min long: -87.188; min lat: 37.16 ; max long: -86.534; max lat: 37.423 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): George Crothers

File Information

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  • Translated version 15BT11_Bivalves_translated.xlsx (33.32kb)
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