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NATURAL SCIENCE, SEX - Humanities

Field label
NATURAL SCIENCE, SEX
Field mnemonic
SEX
Field name
  • Natural Science, Sex
  • Sexe selon la nomenclature des sciences naturelles
Field definition
This field indicates the sex of the animal, plant or mineral specimen, or for the natural sciences subject represented by the object.
Heading
NATURAL SCIENCE FIELDS
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 sex. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • female ?
  • undetermined
  • male
  • staminate
  • pistillate
  • femelle ?
  • indéterminé
  • masculin
  • staminate
  • pistolate
Discipline
  • Archaeology
  • Ethnology
Field label (French)
SEXE BIOLOGIQUE
Field mnemonic (French)
SEX

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