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BASE LENGTH - Humanities
- Field label
- BASE LENGTH
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Base Length
- Longueur de la base
- Field definition
- This field contains the length of the base of the object.
- 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 a single dimension measurement, expressed as numerics only. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
- Cataloguers rules
- Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). For ceramics, containers or vessels, the following groups of fields are available: base, body, shoulder, neck, collar, lip, rim, stem, closure and bore. For a separate base or pedestal use the Frame/Pedestal fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'FP'. See also, Unit Linear (UNL).
- Data type
- real number
- 7.5 ?
- 7.5 ?
- Field label (French)
- LONGUEUR DE LA BASE
- Field mnemonic (French)
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