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EXCAVATION FEATURES - Humanities

Field label
EXCAVATION FEATURES
Field mnemonic
EXF
Field name
  • Excavation Features
  • Aspects principaux du site
Field definition
This field indicates any special excavation features at the site where the object was found.
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 any special excavation features with user defined keywords. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Excavation Associated Features (EXAF).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • large overhang near lake edge
  • old riverbed, dry since 1920
  • hearth
  • tipi ring
  • grand surplomb près du bord du lac
  • rivière asséchée depuis 1920
  • pistes
  • foyer
  • anneau de wigwams
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • User's Conference 1983
Field label (French)
ASPECTS PRINCIPAUX DU SITE
Field mnemonic (French)
ASPPS

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