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NOTCH ANGLE - Humanities

Field label
NOTCH ANGLE
Field mnemonic
NOA
Field name
  • Notch Angle
  • Angle de l'entaille
Field definition
This field indicates the angle of the notch of the projectile point, or the angle of juncture between pipestem and bowl 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 the angle, in degrees, of the notch of the projectile point, or angle of juncture between the pipestem and the bowl. 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
real number
Examples
  • 90
  • 92.5
  • 86.5
  • 90
  • 92.5
  • 86.5
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
ANGLE DE L'ENTAILLE
Field mnemonic (French)
ANE

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