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TIP ANGLE - Humanities

Field label
TIP ANGLE
Field mnemonic
TIPA
Field name
  • Tip Angle
  • Angle du bout
Field definition
This field indicates the angle of the tip of the lithic tool.
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 of convergence, in degrees, of the lateral margins. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
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
  • 42.75
  • 12 ?
  • 42.75
  • 12 ?
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
ANGLE DU BOUT
Field mnemonic (French)
ANB

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