ANTH 120 & 205 Palomar College -- Dr. de Barros

Beginning & Advanced Excavation  9/07

JOURNAL for CA-SDI-____________/H

 

NAME:________________Date___/___/___Unit____  Level______ - _____ cm

                                                                        STP____  Level______ - _____ cm

Crew Present (last names):________________________________________________________

 

Weather Conditions (Work Affected?)_____________________________________________

 

Tools Used: trowel      shovel      pick      breaker bar     brush      broom      dustpan      other

 

Was excavated material both dry and wet screened through 1/8 wire mesh?          YES         NO

 

IF NOT, please explain _______________________________________________________________

 

Activities Done:  site tour*       guest lecture*       Dr. D on-site lecture*      surface collection

    

unit excavation      STP excavation        wet screening       feature recordation**       plan drawing**    
 

artifact counts      soil profile**      Munsell soil colors      soil column      soil flotation      photography      

*Please include your notes in your journal. **Please include a copy of your feature and plan drawings.

 

Describe activities not listed above: ___________________________________________________

 

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Describe any problems that arose:_____________________________________________________

 

ARTIFACT/ECOFACT  Types and Counts (& Weights where applicable):

(P = present, A = absent)

                                               COUNTS                                                      COUNTS

Debitage             P / A ____________________   Charcoal         P / A  (vol.)_________________

 

Flake Tools         P / A ____________________   FAR (inc. wt.)  P / A _____________________

 

Groundstone       P / A ____________________   Shell                P / A _____________________

Pottery  Sherds   P / A ____________________   Animal Bone    P / A  (vol.)_________________

 

Utilized Flakes    P / A ____________________   Obsidian          P / A _____________________

 

Historic               P / A ____________________   Seeds              P / A _____________________


Beads                 P / A ____________________  Other               P / A _____________________

 

DISTURBANCE:  By Rodents P / A .  By Major Roots P / A.   Historic  P / A .  If present, describe

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Describe soil color & color changes:________________________________________

 

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Field Journal Form (page 2)

 

Site:  SDI-12510/H

 

Unit or STP (circle) _____   Level _____ to _____ cm         Date____________

 

 

Describe soil texture (gravel, sand, silt, clay): __________________________________

 

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Soil compaction:           loose           moderately compact          very compact (hard)

 

Soil Moisture:         dry             somewhat moist          very moist

 

Describe interesting features and artifacts: ________________________________

 

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What did you learn today?   ________________________________________________

 

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What questions do you have about your experience, the unit or the site? ___________

 

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Suggestions  you feel would improve this course __________________________________

 

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