General Artifact Attributes are fields in the DAACS database that record variation in artifacts that are not Beads, Buckles, Buttons, Ceramic Vessels, Faunal Remains, Glass Vessels, Utensils, or Tobacco Pipes. All Other Artifact attributes provide detailed information on nails, bricks, window glass, and hundreds of other artifact forms. The following attributes are recorded for All Other Artifacts. Attributes that may have multiple values for a single object are listed in brackets.
[Material, Manufacturing Technique]
Nail Head Type
Nail End Type
Post Manufacturing Modification
[DecorativeTechnique, AppliedColor, Decoration Notes]
A complete list of the database authority terms used to characterize discrete attributes for All Other Artifacts can be found in the Database Structure section of the web site. For more information on how DAACS analysts use authority terms and measurements to produce the data on All Other Artifacts, see the DAACS cataloging manuals.