Museum of Anthropology

Using the Collections (continued)

Codes (continued)

 

Other Organic (OO) Object Type

Description

65

hide

66

hair

67

mat

68

basket

69

other (includes plant remains)

70

cordage

71

c-14 (includes charcoal)

72

pollen

73

soil (including volcanic ash)

74

flotation

75

fine screen (includes CVS samples)

76

other (includes bag residue, natural rock, caliche)

77

ochre

 

 

Historic Material (HM) Object Type

 Description

81

metal other

82

glass other

83

ceramic other

84

trade beads, other beads except shell or bone

85

historic other (includes clinker)

86

wood other

87

leather other

88

plastic other

89

complex composite

120

tin can

125

silverware

126

dishes

129

bottle

130

notions

131

safety pin

135

belt beaded

136

clothing

140

jewelry other

141

bracelet

142

necklace

143

earring

144

ring

145

mirror

150

bell

151

thimble

155

coin

160

tack

165

gun

166

cartridge

170

knife

175

nail

 

 

Level Bag (LB) Object Type

Description

91

cataloged item bag with object

92

cataloged item bag without object

93

level or other unit bags with objects

94

level or other unit bags without their associated objects

95

unopened level bag

 

 


Modified Wood (MW) Object Type

Description

100

modified wood other

101

digging stick

102

cradle board

105

bow

106

arrow

 

 

Raw Material (RM) Type

Description

00

other (includes charcoal, clinker, caliche, bag residue, mixed beads)

01

bone

02

wood

03

shell

04

glass

05

metal

06

ceramic

07

leather

10

obsidian

20

basalt

30

other cryptocrystalline/cherts

31

quartz

32

quartzite

40

granite

50

other stone (includes petrified wood)

55

misc. stone (unsorted debitage and rocks)

60

paper

70

plastic

75

film

76

textile

 

 

Condition Code

Description

G

good condition

P

poor condition

 

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