Doukanet el Khoutifa
Basic information
Sample name: Doukanet el Khoutifa

Reference: N. Aouadi, Y. Dridi, and W. B. Dhia. 2014. Holocene environment and subsistence patterns from Capsian and Neolithic sites in Tunisia. Quaternary International 320:3-14 [ER 3150]
Geography
Country: Tunisia

Coordinate: 35.891510° N, 9.442632° E
Basis of coordinate: estimated from map
Geography comments: "Two main levels are distinguished from bottom to top: a Yellow level (thickness 0.4 m) and a Dark one(thickness 1.6 m), both belonging to the Neolithic and dating between the 8th (6750 +/- 200 BP, 7266 - 7970 cal BP) and the first half of the 7th millennium cal BP (6000 +/- 100 BP, 6638 - 7158 cal BP) (Zoughlami, 2009)."
Climate and habitat
Lithology: not described
Taphonomic context: human accumulation, midden, settlement
Archaeology: hearths, stone tools
Habitat comments: "Two main levels are distinguished from bottom to top: a Yellow level (thickness 0.4 m) and a Dark one (thickness 1.6 m)"
this is a "rammadiyah... an enormous accumulation of ash, land snail shells, burned stones, lithic artifacts and faunal remains"
Methods
Life forms: carnivores, rodents, ungulates, other small mammals, birds
Sampling methods: quarry
Sample size: 330
Sampled by: Zoughlami
Years: 1973 - 1976
Sampling comments: "the site of Doukanet el Khoutifa in the Siliana region, is composed of a shelter with a vast terrace of 2200 m2and was excavated by Zoughlami between 1973 and 1976 in Sectors 1 and 2(Zoughlami, 2009)."

"Two main levels are distinguished from bottom to top: a Yellow level (thickness 0.4 m) and a Dark one(thickness 1.6 m), both belonging to the Neolithic and dating between the 8th (6750-200 BP, 7266-7970 cal BP) and the first half of the 7th millennium cal BP (6000100 BP, 6638e7158 cal BP) (Zoughlami, 2009)"
Metadata
Sample: 3446
Contributor: Aniko Toth
Enterer: Aniko Toth
Created: 2019-09-01 22:00:02
Modified: 2019-09-09 13:10:27
Abundance distribution
22 species
5 singletons
total count 330
Fisher's α: 5.306
geometric series k: 0.8035
Hurlbert's PIE: 0.8463
Shannon's H: 2.2550
Good's u: 0.9849
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