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MAXIMUM DEPTH BELOW SURFACE - Humanities

Field label
MAXIMUM DEPTH BELOW SURFACE
Field mnemonic
DBSMX
Field name
  • Maximum Depth Below Surface Measurement
  • Profondeur maximale sous la surface
Field definition
This field contains the measurement of the maximum depth below the surface of the object.
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 the maximum depth below surface measured as the vertical distance between the surface and the location of the object.
Cataloguers rules
See also, Unit Datum (UD), Unit Datum Measurement (UDM), Minimum Depth Below Surface (DBSMN) and Depth/Units (DBSU).
Data type
real number
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • Archaeology (Specimens) Task Force
Field label (French)
PROFONDEUR MAXIMALE SOUS LA SURFACE
Field mnemonic (French)
PRMXS

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