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Sand Canyon Pueblo faunal dataset

Creator(s): Robert J. Muir ; Jonathan Driver ; Karen Schollmeyer

Year: 2011

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Summary

Faunal data from Sand Canyon Pueblo, excavated by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center 1989 through 1993. Faunal analysis was by Robert J. Muir and Jonathan C. Driver in 1999, using methodology described in the CCAC Manual for the Description of Vertebrate Remains. Context information was integrated by Karen G. Schollmeyer in 2011 using data supplied by CCAC. Fauna is from AD 1240 to 1280. Users should reference both this dataset and Muir's 1999 dissertation (available on tDAR), which has additional information on the faunal assemblage. Additional information on Sand Canyon Pueblo is available on the web at http://www.crowcanyon.org/publications/sand_canyon_pueblo.asp.


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Cite this Record

Sand Canyon Pueblo faunal dataset. Robert J. Muir, Jonathan Driver, Karen Schollmeyer. 2011 ( tDAR id: 6153) ; doi:10.6067/XCV86D5R0Z


Data Set Structure

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

Table Information: sand-canyon-fauna-may2011

Column Name Data Type Type Category Coding Sheet Ontology
Comments Comments by the analyst.
VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Fauna none none
Taxon VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Taxon Taxon coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Taxon Ontology - Southwest US
DistPostBreak Breakage of the distal, ventral, or posterior end of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Breakage Breakage coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Origin of Fragmentation Ontology
FeTypCode Feature type
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Feature ID/Number FeTyp coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
FAPCode Fill Assemblage Position
BIGINT  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Context FAP coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
ComponID Dates as assigned by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center archaeologists, http://www.crowcanyon.org/publications/sand_canyon_pueblo.asp.
BIGINT  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Date Sand Canyon ComponID coding sheet, CCAC fauna none
Modification1 Primary column for recording cultural or natural modification of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Modification Modification coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Burning Intensity Ontology
Modification2 Secondary column for recording additional cultural or natural modification of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Modification Modification coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Burning Intensity Ontology
Modification3 Tertiary column for recording additional cultural or natural modification of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Modification Modification coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Burning Intensity Ontology
FS Field Specimen number assigned by CCAC excavators.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
Length Maximum length of the fragment, rounded up to the nearest cm.
BIGINT  Coded Value Fauna : Measurement Length coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
Element VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Element Element coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Element Ontology
RefitFrags Refitting fragments of the same bone (counted as one item in the dataset).
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Fauna : Count none none
JDNum Number assigned by Jonathan Driver. For CCAC tracking purposes.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
SUNum Study Unit number assigned by CCAC excavators.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
RecID Record ID number for this bone in the CCAC database.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
PD Provenience designation, a number assigned by CCAC excavators.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
Item Item number, for CCAC tracking purposes.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
FeNum Feature number assigned by CCAC excavators.
BIGINT  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context none none
Site VARCHAR  Uncoded Value Provenience and Context : Horizontal Location none none
Thickness Thickness of the thickest portion of the cortical bone (in long bones only), measured perpendicularly from the outside to the inside (marrow cavity) of the fragment and rounded up to the nearest mm.
BIGINT  Coded Value Fauna Thickness coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
ProxAntBreak Breakage of the proximal, dorsal, or anterior end of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Breakage Breakage coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Origin of Fragmentation Ontology
ProxAntFusion Fusion of the proximal, dorsal, or anterior end of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Fusion Fusion coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Fusion Ontology
DistPostFusion Fusion of the distal, ventral, or posterior end of the bone.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Fusion Fusion coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Fusion Ontology
Side VARCHAR  Coded Value Fauna : Side Side coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Side Ontology
Part Description of the portion of the element represented.
BIGINT  Coded Value Fauna : Portion/Proximal/Distal Part coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 Fauna Proximal-Distal/Portion Ontology
SUDescCode Study Unit description.
BIGINT  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Context SUDesc coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
SUTypCode Study Unit type.
VARCHAR  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Context SUType coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none
FATCode Fill Assemblage Type
BIGINT  Coded Value Provenience and Context : Context FAT coding sheet for Crow Canyon Archaeological Center fauna through 2008 none

Keywords


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1240 to 1280


Spatial Coverage

min long: -108.938; min lat: 37.267 ; max long: -108.495; max lat: 37.596 ;

Related Comparative Collections

Zoology Museum, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA
Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
Burke Museum, Seattle, WA

File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
sand-canyon-fauna-may2011.xlsx 2.30mb May 11, 2011 4:07:58 PM Public
Translated version sand-canyon-fauna-may2011_translated.xlsx (3.46mb)
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