From Folsom to Fogelson:
The Cultural Resources Inventory Survey of Pecos National Historical Park
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PECO # (3 num): The PECO number as assigned by your crew chief
Component# (1 num): Use component number as assigned on the main site form.

Recorder (3 char): Enter initials of person(s) doing the ceramic analysis

Date (7 - date): Recording date by day, first 3 letters of month, last two digits of year (10JUN93).

Total Time (2 fields 2 num ea): Total time it took for ceramic analysis, enter hours:minutes (2:30). This is analysis only. NOTE: During the initial stages of the survey, we will want to know how much time we take to set up and collect the grids and/or samples - write this time down in parenthesis next to total time (only one analyst needs to do this).

Cer. Dates (4 fields 5 char ea): Ceramic dates determined as a result of the analysis (can enter two sets if applicable).

Confidence (1 char): Confidence in the date indicated by the ceramic analysis.
1 Low
2 Medium
3 High
Feature sampled (5 char): The type and number of the refuse scatter that was sampled (e.g. 83-01).

Sample# (2 num): The number of the sample area. The sample areas will be numbered sequentially per refuse scatter (i.e., 83-01 might have two samples: 01 and 02; and 80-03 might have one sample: 01).

Sample Type (1 num)
1 Lithic and ceramic
3 Ceramic only
7 Other
Dimensions (2 num fields - 4 digits w/1 decimal ea. - 000.0 x 000.0): dimensions of the sampled area, length x width to the nearest tenth of a meter. If sample consists of multiple grid units show number of units in parenthesis followed by the dimensions of the individual units; e.g., (5) 2 x 2m.

Pickup (3 num): Total number of artifacts picked up in the sample collection.

Analyzed (3 num): Total number of artifacts analyzed from sample. Do not include diagnostics or other sherds of interest that might have been looked at outside the sample area.

Assemblage Summary (200 char): Briefly summarize ceramic assemblage - consider discussing types, date determination, diagnostics, spatial distribution, general observations.


Group# (2 num): This is filled in for you - the number serves as an identifier for all subsequent analysis.

Types (Char - 3): Ceramic typology
100 Unidentifed grayware
101 Lino Gray
102 Kana'a Gray
103 Plain gray
104 Corrugated
105 Blind Corrugated
106 Indented Corrugated
107 Indented Blind Corrugated - not further specified
108 Indented Blind Corrugated - weak
109 Indented Blind Corrugated - strong
110 Clapboard Corrugated
111 Micaceous Plain
112 Micaceous Corrugated
113 Micaceous Blind Corrugated
114 Micaceous Indented Corrugated
115 Micaceous Indented Blind Corrugated - nfs
116 Micaceous Indented Blind Corrugated - weak
117 Micaceous Indented Blind Corrugated - strong
118 Micaceous Clapboard Corrugated
119 Cundiyo Micaceous Smeared Indented
120 Cordova Micaceous Ribbed
121 Pecos Striated - not further specified
122 Pecos Faint Striated
123 Pecos Heavy Striated

200 Unidentified Whiteware
201 San Marcial B/W
202 Kwahe'e B/W Slipped
203 Kwahe'e B/W Unslipped
204 Socorro B/W
205 Chupadero B/W
206 Santa Fe B/W Slipped
207 Santa Fe B/W Unslipped
208 Mesa Verde B/W
209 Pindi B/W
210 Galisteo B/W
211 Rowe B/W
212 Jemez B/W
213 Wiyo B/W
214 Biscuit A
215 Biscuit B
216 Sankawi'i B/C
217 Tabira B/W
218 Tabira Plainware
219 Biscuit Unknown

300 Unidentified redware
301 Puerco Black-on-red
302 Wingate Black-on-red
303 Wingate Polychrome
304 St Johns Black-on-red
305 St Johns Polychrome
306 Heshotauthla Poly
400 Unidentified Polychrome
401 Sakona Polychrome
402 Tewa Polychrome
403 Tewa Black-on-red
404 Late Tewa Polychrome
405 Pojoaque Polychrome
406 Puname Polychrome
407 Ashiwi Polychrome
408 Gobernador Polychrome
409 Ogapoge Polychrome
410 San Pablo Polychrome
411 Powhoge Polychrome

500 Los Lunas Smudged
501 Potsuwi'i
502 Undecorated red
503 High polish undecorated red
504 Plain Red
505 Plain Black
506 Kapo/Tewa Black
507 Unknown plain polished

600 Unidentified Glazeware
601 Unidentifed G/r
602 Unidentifed G/y
603 Unidentified G/p
604 Los Padillas G/p
610 Glaze I/A- undifferentiated
611 Agua Fria
612 Cieneguilla GI/y
613 Cieneguilla G/p
614 Sanchez G/r
615 Sanchez G/y
616 Sanchez G/p
617 San Clemente G/p
620 Glaze II/B - undifferentiated
621 Largo G/y
622 Largo G/r
623 Largo G/p
624 Medio Polychrome
630 Glaze III/B/Espinosa G/p
631 Glaze III Red
632 Glaze III Yellow
640 Glaze IV/D/San Lazaro G/p
650 Glaze V/E - undifferentiated
651 Pecos G/p
652 Puaray G/p
653 Escondido G/p
654 Glaze V - Late
660 Glaze VI/F - undifferentiated
661 Kotyiti G/r
662 Kotyiti G/y
663 Kotyiti G/p

710 Ocate Micaceous
711 Cimarron Micaceous
712 Perdido Plain
713 Dismal River

999 Just Unknown

Form (Char - 2): Vessel shapes/form
01 Jar
02 Bowl
03 Shouldered Bowl
04 Special Closed
05 Canteen
06 Seed jar
07 Soup bowl
08 Square bowl
09 Ladle
10 Handle
11 Pipe
12 Miniature
13 Other
99 Unknown

Count (4 num): Number of sherds in the group

Weight (4 num): Weight of the group to nearest tenth of a gram

Rims (4 num): Record the number of rim sherds in the group (also fill out the 'Rim Sherd Inventory").

Vessel (2 num): Vessel count - in the course of the inventory, individual vessels may be distinguishable (mostly in the case of decorated wares). Follow number entry with "A" (for actual) if you know, or can project with confidence, the number of vessels represented. Use "M" if you can only provide an estimate of the number of vessels. When the time constraints and the number and nature of the sherds in the sample prevent you from coming up with an actual vessel count without additional work use "M".

Comments (Chars - 200): Note any interesting features/characteristics of the sherd group, presence of worked sherds. Can use to show diagnostics and associated dates that led to your ceramic date assignment.


The rim sherd inventory is designed to gather information that can be used to project vessel size and function. Document only those sherds that can provide a confident measure of vessel rim diameter (see "Diameter" discussion below)

Group # (2 char): Enter the Group # under which this rim sherd was counted on page 1. Record each measurable rim sherd individually unless you are certain they are from the same vessel.

Diameter (2 num): Project interior diameter of vessel rim in cm using the handy dandy measuring chart - match the arc of the rim sherd with the arcs illustrated on the rim chart (if a rim diameter falls between two illustrated rim sizes, you can enter the intermediary value; e.g., if the rim sherd falls between 44cm and 48cm as shown on the chart, you can "round" your entry to 46). Only enter rim diameter if the rim sherd(s) allows you to project vessel size with confidence - if the arc of the rim fits with one, or at most two, of the possible diameters shown on the chart. Do not inventory rims that can be made to fit more than two possible diameters.

# of sherds (2 num): This will be 1 unless you have grouped multiple rim sherds from the same rim (again, only group them if you are certain they are from the same vessel).

% of rim (3 num): Estimate percent of rim represented by the sherd(s) using the handy dandy measuring chart. If you have grouped rims from the same vessel together, make sure the percentage entered reflects their total representation of the rim

Comments (200 char): as necessary.

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Last Updated: 13-Feb-2006