Archaeology Thematic Group

Contact: Yu-chun Chiu

Archaeological data including information related to artifacts, features/structures, sites, as well as contextual information that has been collected and recorded from every aspects of archaeological research is the data which members of this group will digitize. Archaeological data to be digitized includes various materials such as artifact information, texts, pictures, films, multimedia materials, and various formats such as photos, rubbings, drawings, field record sheets and so on.

In 2004, the Department of Anthropology of National Taiwan University, the National Museum of History, the National Museum of Natural Science, and the Institute of History and Philology of the Academia Sinica are involved in this group.

<source: National Digital Archives Program web site>


Applied Metadata Standard

Metadata Elements List

Progress and Result


@ Institutional Projects --
Digital Archives of Historical and Cultural Relics Collected in the Institute of History and Philology - Division I : Digital Archives of Archaeological Project - Institute of Hisotry and Philology, Academia Sinica
Digitization project of the Central Taiwan Archaeological Collection - National Museum of Natural Science
Digitization Project of Archaeological Specimen at Hualien Port Site - National Museum of History (to be launched in 2005^
National Taiwan University Digitizing Project of Archaeological Collections - National Taiwan University
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MAAT: Ya-ning Chen, Shu-jiun Chen, Ching-ju Cheng , Chih-feng Wang , Hon-chung Sum

Working documents contain the records when MAAT works on analyzing metadata with the staffs of the thematic group. They include worksheets, controlled vocabulary lists, analysis reports, system requirement specifications, guidelines, meeting reports, and mics.