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ALTERNATE MATERIAL NAME - Humanities

Field label
ALTERNATE MATERIAL NAME
Field mnemonic
MAA
Field name
  • Alternative Material Name
  • Alternate Material Name
  • Autre nom des matériaux
Field definition
This field lists foreign, native or archaic names for materials entered in the Material field.
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DESCRIPTIVE FIELDS
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 foreign, native, or archaic names for materials. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
Refer to CHIN documentation research papers on material and technique for further clarification. See also, Material (MA) and Additive Material (MAAD).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • lime white
  • whiting ?
  • logwood
  • Maya blue
  • bois de campêche
  • cuivre jaulne
Discipline
  • Multidiscipline
Source
  • Ethnology Task Force
Field label (French)
AUTRE NOM DES MATERIAUX
Field mnemonic (French)
ANMA

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