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ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT - Humanities

Field label
ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONTEXT
Field mnemonic
ACO
Field name
  • Archaeological Context
  • Contexte Archéologique
Field definition
This field contains the archeological context associated with the object.
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. This field was added to Artefacts Canada in 2009 as a result of a recommendation by the CHIN Standards Working Groups.
Entry rules
Enter a key word that describes the specific environment associated with this object. If you have doubts about the accuracy of this information, insert a space and a question mark after the key word.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • fireplace cache ?
  • housing
  • latrines
  • foyer
  • cache ?
  • habitation
  • latrines
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • Archaeological Sites Working Group 2007
  • SOCIÉTÉ DES MUSÉES QUÉBÉCOIS, Documenting Your Collections: Info-Muse Network Documentation Guide, Montréal, by Françoise Simard and France Desmarais.
Field label (French)
CONTEXTE ARCHÉOLOGIQUE
Field mnemonic (French)
COA

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