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LEVEL DESCRIPTION - Humanities

Field label
LEVEL DESCRIPTION
Field mnemonic
LVDE
Field name
  • Level Description
  • Description du niveau
Field definition
This field indicates the technique of excavation, whether by natural levels, arbitrary levels or a combination of both.
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 either "arbitrary" or "natural" and if arbitrary, enter the level interval.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • arbitrary, 5 cm
  • natural
  • arbitrary, 6 in.
  • natural
  • arbitraire, 5 cm
  • naturel
  • arbitraire, 6 po
  • naturel
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
DESCRIPTION DU NIVEAU
Field mnemonic (French)
DENI

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