ESASites

0th

Percentile

Early Stone Age Sites - Norway

Data on 43 Early Stone Age assemblages in Norway come originally from B<U+00F8>lviken et al (1982).

Keywords
datasets
Usage
data("ESASites")
Details

Data on 43 Early Stone Age (8000 - 4000 BCE) assemblages in Norway come originally from B<U+00F8>lviken et al (1982). The data were scanned from Table A5 (Appendix A) in Baxter (1994).

Format

A data frame with 43 observations on the following 16 variables.

TA

Tanged Arrows

BA

Blade Arrows

TOA

Transverse and Oblique Arrows

AA

Atypical Arrows

M

Microliths

FK

Flake Knives

BK

Blade Knives

NK

Notched Knives

CFS

Core and Flake Scrapers

BS

Blade Scrapers

DS

Disc Scrapers

Bu

Burins

Ax

Axes

Ch

Chisels

SAx

Slate Axes

Pf

Perforators

References

Carlson, David L. 2017. Quantitative Methods in Archaeology Using R. Cambridge University Press, pp 398-410.

Aliases
  • ESASites
Examples
# NOT RUN {
data(ESASites)
NS <- rowSums(ESASites)
NT <- rowSums(ESASites > 0)
plot(NS, NT, xlab="Number of Artifacts", ylab="Number of Types", main="Early Stone Age Sites",
    las=1)
# }
Documentation reproduced from package archdata, version 1.2, License: GPL

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