Occupant Room Analysis

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Upon excavating the occupant’s room, it appears as though this was small living spaces that interconnects with a larger population living together under one large structure, with multiple identical chambers for each individual residing there. While all the infrastructure is identical, each room varies according to its occupant. Through typology, the complex was dated to approximately the early twenty-first century. According to the findings of room “D” and their relationships to one another, it is hypothesized that the occupant of this particular complex lived in a community setting and has ties to various popular eras that are scattered across time, which expresses a complex belief system. The first item of interest was the presence of…show more content…
Upon further investigation, it became clear that these were in fact vinyl records. Oddly enough, vinyl records were first developed in 1930, and were most popular in the mid-twentieth century, approximately between the 1950s and 1980s. Clearly, this predates the culture of the occupant living here (Records Collector Guild 2014:WEB). According to comparisons among the other complexes, this was the digital age in which most people used electronic devices to listen to music. However, according to the Record Collectors Guild, even though the main reliance for musical entertainment was digital media and smaller, compacted discs, the vinyl record was still in production and used by a small number of the population in the early twenty-first century (CITE). Inspection of the casings of the records revealed that the majority of the records were released in the twenty-first century, with a few exceptions that were obviously older by comparison and dated back to the twentieth century. The records with dates from the twenty-first century actually provide a more precise date for this site. The most recent date of anything in the room was found on a record casing, and dates in the year 2017. The general assumption is that the occupant had these records as a collection, or maybe that they were passed down from previous generations. Clearly, these were used
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