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BETA ANGLE - Humanities
- Field label
- BETA ANGLE
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Beta Angle
- Angle bêta
- Field definition
- This field indicates the beta angle, which is the angle formed by the plane of the ventral face and the plane of the platform, of the lithic tool.
- FIELDS FOR LITHIC AND OTHER TOOLS
- 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 angle, in degrees, formed by the plane of the platform and the plane of the ventral face.
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- Field label (French)
- ANGLE BETA
- Field mnemonic (French)
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