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Bird Houston (7NC-F-138) Locus B Ceramic Minimum Number of Vessels (MNV) Catalog

Creator(s): Louis Berger

Year: 2017

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Summary

Listing by Feature and Vessel numbers of specific ceramic specimen and their cross mends used to calculate a minimum number of vessels (MNV) for the Locus B occupation at the Bird-Houston site.


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Cite this Record

Bird Houston (7NC-F-138) Locus B Ceramic Minimum Number of Vessels (MNV) Catalog. Louis Berger. 2017 ( tDAR id: 437469) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8GX4F4G


Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: Bird-Houston MNV Ceram. Locus B

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Vessel Number Numeric designation for each distinct ceramic vessel within a feature indicated by unique combinations of ware type, vessel form, part, and decoration
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none
Catalog Number Laboratory-assigned number for each unique context on site from which artifacts were recovered.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Field Number Tracking number assigned during excavations by field staff to each unique context on site from which artifacts were recovered.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Context none none
Specimen Number Numeric designation for each artifact or batch of similar artifacts within each context that is described by a single line of the catalog.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Historic Other : Other none none
Count number of sherds from the same context that are described by the line of the catalog under a single specimen number. Can be greater
BIGINT  Count Ceramic : Count none none
Ware Type Common name of ware type for European and American historic ceramics such as redware, pearlware, jackfield, etc.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Type none none
Portion description of the portion of a vessel from which the ceramic artifacts originated such as rim, handle, base, etc.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Part none none
Form identifies the ceramic vessel object from which the artifacts originated such as plate, bowl, platter, etc.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Form none none
Feature Number Numeric designation of features identified with Locus B, numbered sequentially
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Feature ID/Number none none
% Complete Expresses the proportion of the vessel represented by constituent sherds (including cross mends) as a percentage
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none
Rim diameter (in.) estimated interior diameter of the rim of the complete vessel from which the artifacts originate. Estimated using a chart of measured arcs at 1/2-inch intervals
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
Base diameter (in.) estimated diameter of the base or foot ring of the complete vessel from which the artifacts originate. Estimated using a chart of measured arcs at 1/2-inch intervals
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Measurement none none
Comments miscellaneous text from the artifact catalog that relate to the artifacts
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none
Crossmends with identifies the specific catalog and specimen number of the sherd or sherds known to re-fit with the listed artifact from another context, and which also constitute a portion of the same vessel
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Ceramic : Other none none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1775 to 1920


Spatial Coverage

min long: -75.71; min lat: 39.493 ; max long: -75.677; max lat: 39.525 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contact(s): Heidi Krofft

Contributor(s): Wesley Willoughby

Field Director(s): Jason Shellenhammer ; Mary Patton

Principal Investigator(s): John Bedell

Sponsor(s): FHWA

Permitting Agency(s): DelDOT

Repository(s): Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Curatorial Facility

Prepared By(s): The Louis Berger Group

Submitted To(s): DelDOT


Record Identifiers

Agreement Number(s): 1538

Work Order Number(s): 10

Louis Berger Project Number(s): 2001831.006

Notes

Redaction Note: figures and text showing or relating site location information have been redacted


Source Collections

All artifacts and excavation records transferred to Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs Curatorial Facility, Dover, DE. Accession Number 2011.8

Related Comparative Collections

Louis Berger's Archaeological Laboratory maintains comparative collections for artifact and faunal identifications, Kansas City, MO.

File Information

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Bird-Houston--7NC-F-138--Locus-B-Ceramic-MNV-catalog.xlsx 20.64kb Jun 29, 2017 Jun 29, 2017 1:21:39 PM Public
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Data column(s) in this dataset have been associated with coding sheet(s) and translated:
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