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EAST/WEST DIRECTION - Humanities

Field label
EAST/WEST DIRECTION
Field mnemonic
EWD
Field name
  • East/West Direction
  • Direction est ou ouest
Field definition
This field contains the east or west direction from the north/south baseline for the East/West Minimum and East/West Maximum Measurement fields.
Heading
ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE 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 "east" or "west" without abbreviation.
Cataloguers rules
See also, East/West Minimum Measurement (EWMN), East/West Maximum Measurement (EWMX) and East/West Units (EWU).
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • east
  • west
  • est
  • ouest
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
DIRECTION EST OU OUEST
Field mnemonic (French)
DEO

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