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NOTCH DEPTH - Humanities

Field label
NOTCH DEPTH
Field mnemonic
NOD
Field name
  • Notch Depth
  • Profondeur de l'entaille
Field definition
This field contains the depth of the notch of the object.
Heading
FIELDS FOR LITHIC AND OTHER TOOLS
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 the dimension measurements, expressed as numerics only. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). For gunflints, knives, or lithic cutting implements, the following groups of fields are available: working edge, notch, hafting, platform, cortex and tip. See also, Unit Linear (UNL).
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 70
  • 72.5
  • 7.5
  • 9.217
  • 70
  • 7.5 ?
  • 9.217
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
PROFONDEUR DE L'ENTAILLE
Field mnemonic (French)
PROFE

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