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LIP FORM - Humanities

Field label
LIP FORM
Field mnemonic
LIP
Field name
  • Lip Form
  • Forme de la lèvre
Field definition
This field indicates the form of the lip of the object.
Heading
FIELDS FOR CERAMICS, CONTAINERS OR VESSELS
Comments
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, collar, neck, lip, rim, stem, closure and bore.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • scalloped
  • rounded
  • scalloped
  • t-shaped ?
  • festonnée
  • arrondie
  • festonnée
  • en forme de T
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
FORME DE LA LEVRE
Field mnemonic (French)
FORL

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