Finds Recording Guides

To help you record objects on the PAS database

The Finds Recording Guides are technical guides intended for staff and volunteers of the Portable Antiquities Scheme.

They provide guidance on how to record objects properly on the database at finds.org.uk, for example:

  • How to name objects and object parts properly on a database record
  • How to write a description

Please note that these Guides are a work in progress. You may find Guides that are incomplete or missing. Please bear with us.

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