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PLATFORM PREPARATION - Humanities
- Field label
- PLATFORM PREPARATION
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Platform Preparation
- Préparation du talon plat
- Field definition
- This field contains data on the platform preparation.
- FIELDS FOR LITHIC AND OTHER TOOLS
- 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 user defined keywords to note the presence or absence of a platform, and to describe the platform, if applicable. Authority lists for fields for lithic and other tools may be found in: Syms, E. Leigh (ed. ) 1988. Guides and Manuals for Processing Archaeological Materials. October. Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature. Winnipeg, Manitoba. Attributed data should be followed by space "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
- Cataloguers rules
- For gunflints, knives, or lithic cutting implements, the following groups of fields are available: working edge, notch, hafting, platform, cortex and tip. For a separate base or pedestal use the Frame/Pedestal fields with mnemonics prefixed by 'FP'.
- Data type
- alpha-numeric string
- crushed ?
- écrasé ?
- Field label (French)
- PREPARATION DU TALON PLAT
- Field mnemonic (French)
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