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SHOULDER ANGLE - Humanities

Field label
SHOULDER ANGLE
Field mnemonic
SHA
Field name
  • Shoulder Angle
  • Angle de l'épaule
Field definition
This field contains the numeric angle of the shoulder for the projectile point.
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 the shoulder angle, in degrees, expressed as numerics only. In the case of an entry for left and right sides, enter the left first. A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Cataloguers rules
A non-numeric entry should be either translated into a numeric or entered in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). See also, Shoulder Form (SHL).
Data type
real number
Examples
  • 120
  • 122.5
  • 90
  • 120
  • 90
Discipline
  • Archaeology
Source
  • User's Conference 1983
Field label (French)
ANGLE DE L'EPAULE
Field mnemonic (French)
ANGE

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