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SITE RESEARCH DATE - Humanities

Field label
SITE RESEARCH DATE
Field mnemonic
ZRESD
Field name
  • Site Research Date
  • Date de recherche sur le site
Field definition
This field contains the dates at which research activity occurred on the site.
Heading
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter a numeric date, from most ancient to most recent. Always record the date in YYYYMMDD order (always give all four digits of the year). Dates can be qualified by adding one of the following attributes: circa (C), prior to (P), later than (L), decade ('s), between (-) and uncertain (?). Attributes should be separated from the date with a space, except for decade ('s) and between (-). Dates can also be described as "unknown". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries. Enter dates in the same position in the field as the corresponding Site Researcher (ZRES).
Cataloguers rules
See also, Site Researcher (ZRES) and Site Research Activity (ZRA).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • 1950
  • 1950 c
  • c 1950
  • 1940's
  • 1935-08-29
  • 19350829
  • 1928-2000
  • unknown
  • 19561101
  • 19561101 AN
  • 19560000 ?
  • 19561101 PO
  • 20000101 C
  • inconnu
Discipline
  • Sites
Source
  • Archaeological Sites Working Group 1993
Field label (French)
DATE DE RECHERCHE SUR LE SITE
Field mnemonic (French)
DRZ

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