Site Dates (Site Data)
- This field contains the absolute and relative dates that can be assigned to the site.
- Use this field only if the date associated with the site was determined using a dating technique.
- BC (Before Christ) and AD (Anno Domini) dates should must be converted to BP (Before Present).
| ||and not |
| ||Site Dates||-50|
- Do not use abbreviations after the site dates.
- Enter the absolute date in the form of a series of at most eight digits, followed by a space and the standard deviation.
- Enter the standard deviation in the form of the date, followed by a space and ±, a space and the standard deviation.
|Site Dates|| 2450 ± 65|
- Enter the relative date by indicating an interval in the form of the date, a space, "to", a space and the other date.
|Site Dates|| 3000 to 2000|
- This field contains various data when the site was occupied during a period of which the beginning and ending dates are known. Enter the earliest date, followed by a semicolon and a space, then the most recent date.
|Site Dates|| 8000 ± 100; 700 ± 70|
- Enter other information, such as the dating technique and laboratory analysis number, in the Site Description field.
|Site Dates|| 2390 ± 40; 2050 ± 30|
| ||Site Description|| Site dating technique: radiocarbon. The laboratory radiocarbon analysis numbers are GSC-123 and GSC-124.|
- If the site has been unoccupied at times during the occupation period entered in this field, make a note in the Site Description field.
|Site Dates|| 4400 ± 100; 990 ± 50|
| ||Site Description|| According to current data, it seems that the site was unoccupied between the earliest and latest dates.|