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THICKNESS - Humanities

Field label
Field mnemonic
Field name
  • Thickness
  • Epaisseur totale
Field definition
This field contains the overall thickness measurement. The thickness is the front to back measurement at the thickest part of the object.
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 a single dimension measurement, expressed as numerics only. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
Cataloguers rules
Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). See also, Unit Linear (UNL).
Data type
real number
  • 70
  • 7.5 ?
  • 9.217
  • 70
  • 7.5 ?
  • 9.217
  • Multidiscipline
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
Field mnemonic (French)

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