Provenience Data

Field Data

All excavated or surface-collected areas of a site are assigned PD (provenience designation) numbers, which uniquely identify specific horizontal and vertical locations at the site. The following provenience data are available in this section of the database:

  • study unit type and number
  • subdivisions within a study unit
  • feature type and number
  • subdivisions within a feature

The provenience data are supplemented by the following information, which provides important details about field methods and deposit types:

  • excavation method
  • collection method
  • fill assemblage position
  • fill assemblage type

This search will display a table with 29 columns. Data are organized by study unit number. View the list of data fields and codes for the provenience search.

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