Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh
Wankarani Settlement Dataset
The data file COLCER.TXT contains data on sherds recovered from sites where systematic surface collections were conducted. Each line represents one collection unit. There are 143 lines, each with 7 variables separated by commas. The variables are, in the following order:
|2||Northing (within-site coordinate system)|
|3||Easting (within-site coordinate system)|
|4||Collection unit size in square meters|
|5||Total number of sherds recovered|
|6||Weight of total sherds recovered (in ounces)|
|7||Weight of total sherds recovered (in grams)|
The first line of the file, for example, looks like this:
This indicates that in site LJ-A, located at 110N and 120E in the site's internal coordinate system, a unit of 4 square meters was collected; 15 sherds weighing 1.5 ounces or 44 grams were recovered.
The last (143rd) line of the file is:
This indicates that in site B-7, located at 100N and 100E in the site's internal coordinate system, a unit of 10 square meters was collected; 150 sherds weighing 30.2 ounces or 858 grams were recovered.
Click here to download the file COLCER.TXT (4.03 KB).
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