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EVIDENCE OF CORTEX - Humanities

Field label
EVIDENCE OF CORTEX
Field mnemonic
COR
Field name
  • Evidence of Cortex
  • Evidence du cortex
Field definition
This field contains the percentage range, or arbitrary numeric designation, of the amount of cortex present in a 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 percentage range, or arbitrary numeric designation, of the amount of cortex present. If no cortex is present, enter "no cortex" or "0".
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
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • no cortex
  • 50-74%
  • 100%
  • 0
  • pas de cortex
  • 50-74%
  • 100%
  • 0
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
EVIDENCE DU CORTEX
Field mnemonic (French)
COR

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