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SITE RESEARCH ACTIVITY - Humanities

Field label
SITE RESEARCH ACTIVITY
Field mnemonic
ZRA
Field name
  • Site Research Activity
  • Activité de recherche sur le site
Field definition
This field identifies the various types of activities that have taken place at a 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
The Archaeological Sites Working Group has recommended the following authority list for this field: undetermined, recorded, observed, tested, surface collected, excavated, "?". Attributed data should be followed by space "?". Multiple entries should be listed from earliest to most recent and be separated by a semicolon and a space.
Cataloguers rules
This field may be linked to Site Researcher (ZRES) and Site Research Date (ZRESD).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • undetermined
  • recorded
  • observed
  • tested
  • surface collected
  • excavated ?
  • indéterminé
  • enregistrement
  • observation
  • sondage
  • collecte de surface
  • fouille ?
Discipline
  • Sites
Source
  • Archaeological Sites Working Group 1993
Field label (French)
ACTIVITE DE RECHERCHE SUR LE SITE
Field mnemonic (French)
ARZ

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