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TRANSVERSE SECTION - Humanities

Field label
TRANSVERSE SECTION
Field mnemonic
TRANS
Field name
  • Transverse Cross-section
  • Coupe transversale
Field definition
This field contains a description of the shape of the transverse cross-section, observed across the blade perpendicular to the longitudinal cross-section.
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 transverse cross-section, with the dorsal face first. User defined keywords will produce better results upon retrieval.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • oval
  • triangular
  • irregular
  • plano-convex
  • concavo-convex
  • ovale
  • triangulaire
  • irrégulière
  • plane convexe
  • concave convexe
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Field label (French)
COUPE TRANSVERSALE
Field mnemonic (French)
COTR

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