Subject Description


Functional specialization areas

OCM Identifier


Subject Description

General statements about specialized activity areas found at an archaeological site (lithic workshop, ceramic workshop, other activity areas, etc.).Detailed statements about such things as household activity areas will be indexed under food preparation, work in skins, or other appropriate category. Individual artifacts are indexed under appropriate categories; etc.

This category, term, and scope note were introduced in 1997. It was revised in 2006.

Archaeological measures, techniques, and analyses

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