Tula American Samoa Archaeological Ceramic Data

2018-04-04T23:19:09Z (GMT) by Ethan Cochrane
Descriptive archaeological sherd data to accompany Cochrane et al. 2013, "Plainware ceramics from Sāmoa..." Journal of Anthropological Archaeology, 32, 499-510.

Column Heads are self-explanatory except for:
Sherd size:Is sherd greater than 1.5 cm in longest dimension
Sherd type: 1= body, 2=rim, 3=nec
Weight: grams
Thickness: in mm
Fire core: 1 oxidized, 2 reduced, 3 exteriors oxidized, 4 exterior reduced interior oxidized, 5 exterior oxidized interior reduced, 6 thick reduced core, 7 exterior thinly oxidized, 8 interior thinly oxidized, 9 thick oxidized core
Aplastics: 1 dominant calcareous, 2 dominant terrigenous, 3 mixed
Aplastic Abundance:1: < 1%, 2: 1%- 5%, 3: 5%-10%, 4: 10%-20%
Aplastic Size:1:< 0.25 mm, 2: 0.25 - 0.5 mm, 3: 0.5 -1.0 mm, 4: 1.0 -2.0 mm, 5: 2.0 - 4.0 mm
Rim Orientation: 1= inverted, 2=everted, 3=direct
Rim symmetry: modes from Cochrane 2009
Lip: modes from Cochrane 2009

COCHRANE, E. E. 2009. The Evolutionary Archaeology of Ceramic Diversity in Ancient Fiji, Oxford, Archaeopress.