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The Portable Antiquities Scheme's Database source code

Pett, Daniel; Chester-Kadwell, Mary; Wareham, Richard; Gruber, Ethan;
  • Published: 26 Mar 2021
  • Publisher: Portable Antiquities Scheme
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
This software record holds version 1.1 of the codebase (2015 - 2021) for the Portable Antiquities Scheme's (PAS) database. This is a repository for the current generation of the Portable Antiquities Scheme Website, a British Museum project that encourages the voluntary recording of archaeological artefacts found by the public in England and Wales. $$ $$These artefacts are found while carrying out a wide range of activities including metal-detecting. The first record was made in 1998, the half-million mark was reached in March 2010, and the millionth object, a Roman coin from the Seaton hoard, was recorded in September 2014. The current total stands at 1.6 millio...
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free text keywords: archaeology, digital humanities
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