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Archaeological Number (Identification)

Field used for archaeology collections (object data and site data)


  • This field contains the number referring to the archaeological origin of the object.


  1. This number includes the Borden, Tikal, Parks Canada or other site codes, plus the number assigned to the object in the field.
  2. N.B.: Do not confuse the Accession Number and Archaeological Number fields. The archaeological number is the first number assigned to the object when it was discovered in the field. The Accession Number field contains the museographical number or the main identifier for the object at your institution.

Entry rules:

  1. Enter the archaeological number of the object, respecting the form assigned in the field.

      Accession Number 1974.24.2
    Archaeological Number AA-1202a-10
      Object Namebottle
  2. This field may not contain more than one entry. © Société des musées du Québec