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BODY DIAMETER - Humanities
- Field label
- BODY DIAMETER
- Field mnemonic
- Field name
- Body Diameter
- Diamètre de la panse
- Field definition
- This field contains the diameter of the body of the object.
- FIELDS FOR CERAMICS, CONTAINERS OR VESSELS
- 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 a single dimension measurement, expressed as numerics only. Attributed data should be followed by space "?".
- Cataloguers rules
- Comments about partial or questionable measurements should be noted in the Dimension Remarks field (DIREM). For ceramics, containers or vessels, the following groups of fields are available: base, body, shoulder, neck, rim, lip, collar, stem, closure and bore. See also, Unit Linear (UNL).
- Data type
- real number
- 7.5 ?
- 7.5 ?
- Field label (French)
- DIAMETRE DE LA PANSE
- Field mnemonic (French)
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