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Glossary

by on March 28, 2012

Appendix A: Glossary

AHAD

Australian Historical Archaeology Database

AHA

Art History Association

ArcGIS

A suite consisting of a group of geographic information system (GIS) software products produced by ESRI

EAMC

“Exploring the Archaeology of the Modern City” legacy database at La Trobe University

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol – a simple authentication protocol and database system. Used by AHAD to manage users.

MapInfo

Desktop mapping application

Stratigraphy

The study of strata, or layers

tDAR

The Digital Archaeological Record, the software package developed by Digital Antiquity on which AHAD operates.

The Harris Matrix

The world’s leading method for the science of archaeological stratigraphy and recording systems on archaeological excavations

Artefact Sherd or whole vessel recovered from an archaeological context
Assemblage Group of artefacts from one context or site
Collection Group of artefacts stored
Context Stratigraphic layer or feature on an archaeological site
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