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GEOGRAPHIC CULTURAL AREA - Humanities

Field label
GEOGRAPHIC CULTURAL AREA
Field mnemonic
GCUD
Field name
  • Geographic Cultural Area
  • Secteur géo-culturel
Field definition
This field indicates the geographic cultural area associated with the object.
Heading
ETHNOLOGICAL 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 the geographic cultural area. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Culture (CU) and Other Geographic Data (OGD).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • African
  • Central American
  • Andean
  • North American
  • Arctic
  • Asian
  • plateau arctique, côte du Nord-Ouest
  • la côte ouest de la Colombie-Britannique
  • la vallée de la Voie maritime du Saint-Laurent
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
SECTEUR GÉO-CULTUREL
Field mnemonic (French)
SGCU

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