Field collection method


The method used to excavate or collect an object in the field.

How to record

Use a single term, without punctuation or capitalisation. Maintain a list of standard terms.


netted; shot; trapped; salvaged; found dead; photographed; metal detector; borehole; purchased; commissioned; exchanged


Record more than once for an object only if more than one method applies.

Information group

Object collection information

Date created: 2017

Author: Collections Trust

Publisher: Collections Trust