Field: Lichliter was divided into East Field and West Field. These were determined by a tree line going through the site. This may have also been based on the datum, which was originally placed by Allman in the 1950s.
Run: 12 Runs exist within the Lichliter Site. These appear to be areas where a bulldozer took off the top layer of soil.
House: 10-12 house patterns were found on the Lichliter Site. House 1 was excavated by Allman, the rest by Gerald.
Unit: Units were typically 5x5 feet, usually dug in 0.4 inches
Feature: 907 features were excavated from 1962-1970. Of these, 65% were excavated in 1969-1970.
Lichliter Naming Conventions
Unit: G150W = arbitrary grid used from 1962-1968; 250E050S = XY axis grid used 1969-1970
Feature: F69-250 = feature number 250 from 1969
Artifact: L65/340 = Lichliter artifact number 340 from 1965
Trench: This is a unit in American Archaeology (any opened area during an excavation)
Planum: This is a level; this indicates levels of depth while excavating a unit or feature
Feature: This term is the same as in American archaeology
Fill: The type of soil or inclusions within a feature or unit
Segment: A part of a feature that was examined further or a bisected feature
Square: Section of a unit that does not contain a feature
Find: An artifact(s) pulled from a unit or feature