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SCALE - Humanities

Field label
SCALE
Field mnemonic
SC
Field name
  • Scale
  • Echelle
Field definition
This field indicates the ratio between a measurement of the object and an identical measurement of the original upon which the object was modelled.
Heading
DIMENSION 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 scale or ratio of model to original separated by a colon. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • 1:10
  • 1:21
  • 1:100 ?
  • 1:1,000
  • 1 :1000
  • 1 :10
  • 1 :21
  • 1 :12
  • 1 :100 ?
Discipline
  • History
Source
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization
Field label (French)
ECHELLE
Field mnemonic (French)
ECH

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