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HAFTING FORM - Humanities

Field label
HAFTING FORM
Field mnemonic
HFTF
Field name
  • Hafting Form
  • Forme du manche
Field definition
This field indicates the shape of the hafting element 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 user defined keywords to describe the hafting form. Authority lists for fields for lithic and other tools 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 gunflints, knives, or lithic cutting implements, the following groups of fields are available: working edge, notch, hafting, platform, cortex and tip.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • notched
  • grooved
  • single sided
  • notched ?
  • entaillé
  • rainuré
  • orienté
  • entaillé ?
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
FORME DU MANCHE
Field mnemonic (French)
FORMA

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