archdata v1.2


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by David L Carlson

Example Datasets from Archaeological Research

The archdata package provides several types of data that are typically used in archaeological research. It provides all of the data sets used in "Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Using R" by David L Carlson, one of the Cambridge Manuals in Archaeology.

Functions in archdata

Name Description
Acheulean Seven African Acheulean Sites
RBPottery Romano-British Pottery
Snodgrass House pits at the Mississippian Snodgrass site in Butler County, Missouri, U.S.A.
EngrBone Upper Paleolithic Engraved Bone Design Elements - Spain
RBGlass1 Romano-British Glass, Major and Minor Elements
RBGlass2 Romano-British Glass, Trace Elements
ESASites Early Stone Age Sites - Norway
EWBurials Ernest Witte Cemetery, Austin, County, Texas, U.S.A.
Olorgesailie.maj Major stone tool classes, Olorgesailie, Kenya
Olorgesailie.sub Stone tool subclasses, Olorgesailie, Kenya
TRBPottery Neolithic TRB Pottery from Demark
BACups Bronze Age Cups from Italy
archdata-package archdata - Archaeological Data Sets
BarmoseI.grid Flakes per grid unit from Barmose I, South Zealand, Denmark
Michelsberg Younger Neolithic Pottery from Central Europe
Nelson Prehistoric Ceramics at Pueblo San Cristobal, New Mexico, USA
OxfordPots Distribution of Late Romano-British Oxford Pottery
PitHouses Late Stone Age and Early Sami Iron Age Pithouses in Arctic Norway
BarmoseI.pp Piece plotted artifacts from Barmose I, South Zealand, Denmark
Bornholm Female Iron Age Graves, Bornholm, Denmark
MaskSite Mask Site, Alaska, USA
Mesolithic British Mesolithic assemblages
EndScrapers Upper Paleolithic End Scrapers from Castenet A and Ferrassie H, France
EIAGraves Early Iron Age Graves - Tell el-Far'ah, Palestine
Fibulae Bronze La Tene fibulae from Munsingen, Switzerland
Arnhofen Point pattern of mining pits from the Neolithic chert mine at Arnhofen
DartPoints Five dart point types from Fort Hood, Texas, U.S.A.
Handaxes Lower Paleolithic handaxes from Furze Platt, Maidenhead, Berkshire, England
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Type Package
Date 2018-01-31
License GPL
NeedsCompilation no
Packaged 2018-02-19 16:03:15 UTC; dcarlson
Repository CRAN
Date/Publication 2018-02-19 16:44:31 UTC

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