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VESSEL DESIGNATION - Humanities

Field label
VESSEL DESIGNATION
Field mnemonic
VESD
Field name
  • Vessel Designation
  • Désignation du récipient
Field definition
This field contains a site-specific designation identifying the vessel to which a sherd related to the object belongs.
Heading
FIELDS FOR CERAMICS, CONTAINERS OR VESSELS
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 vessel designation as assigned by the archaeologist. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
Cataloguers rules
Used for ceramic vessels, as assigned by the archaeologist, usually after reconstruction.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • ceramic type A1
  • site type 3 ?
  • G-AC
  • céramique de type A1
  • in situ type 3
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
DESIGNATION DU RECIPIENT
Field mnemonic (French)
DERE

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