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Casas Grandes Site 315 Faunal Data

Creator(s): Jeremy Loven

Year: 2016

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Dataset from the analysis of a faunal assemblage recovered from Casas Grandes Site 315. Site 315 was a pueblo village occupied during the Casas Grandes Medio period (AD 1200 to 1450) and is located in northwest Chihuahua, Mexico.

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Cite this Record

Casas Grandes Site 315 Faunal Data. Jeremy Loven. 2016 ( tDAR id: 405826) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8D50PQ0

Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: Raw Data

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Field Specimen Number BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Species BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Taxon none none
Element BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Element none none
Side BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Side none none
Condition BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Completeness none none
Proximal/Distal BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Portion/Proximal/Distal none none
Dorsal/Ventral BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Dorsal/Ventral none none
Fusion BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Fusion none none
Burning BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Burning none none
Artifacts BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Bone Artifact Form none none
Natural Modification BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Natural Modification none none
# of Frags Number of fragments before refitting (total bone count)
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Count none none
Min # of Fragments (after refitting) Number of fragments after refitting
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Count none none
Weight Measured in grams
DOUBLE  Uncoded Value Fauna : Weight none none
Level of Confidence in Species Determination BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Other none none
Butchering Marks BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Butchering none none
Gnawing BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Gnawing/Animal Modification none none


Investigation Types
Collections Research

Faunal, Zooarchaeology

Geographic Keywords
Casas Grandes

Temporal Keywords
Medio period

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1200 to 1450

Spatial Coverage

min long: -107.968; min lat: 30.354 ; max long: -107.928; max lat: 30.381 ;

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
Casas-Grandes-Site-315-Faunal-Data.xlsx 161.87kb Jun 5, 2016 1:36:59 PM Public
Includes raw data, coding key, and site location map
Translated version Casas-Grandes-Site-315-Faunal-Data_translated.xls (320.00kb)
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