[Tagging] new key civilization

John F. Eldredge john at jfeldredge.com
Tue Jan 11 19:08:37 GMT 2011

Perhaps one could have separate tags for civilization and era.  After all, many of these civilizations overlapped to some degree, timewise, while being in different parts of the world.  In some cases, the different civilizations traded with each other (for example, the Roman and Chinese civilizations traded with each other, through intermediaries).

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Subject :Re: [Tagging] new key civilization
From  :mailto:johan.j at goteborg.cc
Date  :Tue Jan 11 12:58:39 America/Chicago 2011

M∡rtin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at ...> writes:
> What do you think of a key: "civilization" ? This could be used to
> describe the people that built a certain feature
> (mostly historical intentions).
> Values could be:
> etruscan
> roman
> greek
> egyptian
> mayan
> ...
> cheers,
> Martin
Good idea!
Maybe use a word more connected to "time".
Maybe "era" instead of civilization?
When I read civilization, I thought it was supposed to tag 
UNESCO world heritage :-)

have a somewhat similar proposal on:
That is supposed to be used to describe from which architectural period 
the building is made in, or made to look like. 
It have been well received, so will your suggestion be too, I think.

historic=archaeological_site could use this to. 
In archaeology they speak of:

Just some random ideas (a bit off-topic maybe) from me: Johan Jönsson

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