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CULTURAL TYPE - Humanities

Field label
CULTURAL TYPE
Field mnemonic
CULT
Field name
  • Cultural Type
  • Type culturel
Field definition
This field indicates the cultural type, sub-phase, regional complex or subdivision of the cultural phase with which the object is associated.
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 cultural type. User defined keywords will produce better results upon retrieval. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Cultural Phase (CUPH) and Cultural Sub-Type (CUST).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • Dorset I
  • Dorset II ?
  • Early Micmac ?
  • Clearwater Lake
  • Kame Hills
  • micmac primitif ?
  • période Dorset (de 800 av. J.-C. à 1300)
  • Dorset II
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Field label (French)
TYPE CULTUREL
Field mnemonic (French)
TCU

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