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SHOULDER FORM - Humanities
- Field label
- SHOULDER FORM
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Shoulder Form
- Forme de l'épaule
- Field definition
- This field indicates the form of the shoulder of the object and may be used to describe ceramics, projectile points or dinner forks.
- FIELDS FOR CERAMICS, CONTAINERS OR VESSELS
- NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
- Entry rules
- Enter user defined keywords to describe the base form. Authority lists for fields for ceramics, containers or vessels may be found in: Syms, E. Leigh (ed.) 1988. Guides and Manuals for Processing Archaeological Materials. October. Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
- Cataloguers rules
- For ceramics, containers or vessels, the following groups of fields are available: base, body, shoulder, neck, collar, lip, rim, stem, closure and bore. For gunflints, knives or lithic cutting implements, the following groups of fields are available: working edge, notch, hafting, platform, cortex and tip. See also, Shoulder Angle (SHA).
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- mould markings ?
- marques du moule
- Field label (French)
- FORME DE L'EPAULE
- Field mnemonic (French)
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