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LONGITUDINAL SECTION - Humanities

Field label
LONGITUDINAL SECTION
Field mnemonic
LONGS
Field name
  • Longitudinal Cross-section
  • Coupe longitudinale
Field definition
This field contains a description of the shape of the longitudinal cross-section, observed along the medial axis.
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 keywords to describe the shape of the item along the longitudinal medial axis, with the dorsal face first. User defined keywords will produce better results upon retrieval.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • double-bevelled
  • tapered
  • plano-convex
  • concavo-convex
  • à double biseau
  • en pointe
  • plane convexe
  • concave convexe
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
COUPE LONGITUDINALE
Field mnemonic (French)
COLO

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