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CURVATURE RATIO - Humanities

Field label
CURVATURE RATIO
Field mnemonic
CURR
Field name
  • Curvature Ratio
  • Degré de la courbure
Field definition
This field indicates the measurement of the degree of vertical curvature of the upper portion of the vessel rim or neck.
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 ratio as a single numeric value. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
Cataloguers rules
A formula to determine the curvature ratio may be found in: Syms, E. Leigh (ed.) 1988. Guides and Manuals for Processing Archaeological Materials. October. Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature. Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 42.75
  • 12 ?
  • 42.75
  • 12 ?
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
DEGRE DE LA COURBURE
Field mnemonic (French)
DEGC

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