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WEIGHT - Humanities

Field label
WEIGHT
Field mnemonic
WT
Field name
  • Weight
  • Poids
Field definition
This field contains the overall weight of the object.
Heading
DIMENSION 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 a single numeric weight. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
Cataloguers rules
A non-numeric weight should either be converted to a pure numeric entry or entered in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). See also, Unit Weight (UNW).
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 25.5
  • 2.72 ?
  • 435
  • 25.5
  • 2.72 ?
  • 435
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
  • History Task Force
  • Ethnology Task Force
  • Fine and Decorative Arts Task Force
Field label (French)
POIDS
Field mnemonic (French)
POI

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