The group (social, ethnic, cultural, faith, gender orientation) to which a Person belongs or which he/she identifies him/herself.
How to record
Use a single term. Maintain a list of standard terms, based on a recognised terminology source.
Belgic; Wessex culture; Romanesque; Anglian; Clactonian; Pre Raphaelite
Use one or more times as required for each organisation.
Note that some terms in common archaeological use can have a range of connotations and could be recorded under different headings, eg ‘6ic’ might be recorded as Date-period (chronological), Object production people (ethnic) or Associated cultural affinity (having intrinsic features and/or contextual associations which link object with “Belgic” material culture).
Use this for information about an object owner, selector or viewer taking part of a Revisiting Collections event.