Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh
Zhangwu Regional Dataset
This dataset complements the dissertation Staple Economies and Social Integration in Northeast China: Regional Organization in Zhangwu, Liaoning, China by James T. Williams (which can be freely downloaded from the University of Pittsburgh's Electronic Theses and Dissertations Database). It provides detailed data on survey materials gathered in Zhangwu, Liaoning, Northeast China. The data are discussed in full in the dissertation, whose contents are as follows:
- Chapter 1: Introduction
- Chapter 2: Chronology and Ceramic Typology
- Chapter 3: Research Area and Environment
- Chapter 4: Methodology
- Chapter 5: Settlement Patterns through Time
- Chapter 6: Bronze Age Subsistence and Specialization
- Chapter 7: Conclusions
Funding to collect the data presented here was provided by National Science Foundation Award BCS-1228199.
Williams, James T. (2014) Staple Economies and Social Integration in Northeast China: Regional Organization in Zhangwu, Liaoning, China. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburgh.
Williams, James T. (2014) Zhangwu Regional Dataset. Comparative Archaeology Database, University of Pittsburgh. URL: <http://www.cadb.pitt.edu>.
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Spatial information is provided as AutoCAD (Release 12) .DXF files which can be read by many CAD and GIS programs. The coordinate system for all spatial data is UTM Zone 51 T (units are meters) based on the WGS84 datum.
Numeric data are provided in two file formats. Comma-delimited text files should be easy to import into spreadsheet, database, and statistical programs for manipulation and analysis. Excel spreadsheets are easier to browse, and can also be imported into many programs. The numeric data files are as follows:
|Collection Data: Information about each surface collection including artifact counts and ceramic densities.|
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