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EAMC Section Forms

Creator(s): Penny Crook ; Tim Murray

Year: 2006

Primary Copyright Holder: La Trobe University

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Definitions from the ListofFormSections table from the EAMC Archaeology database. These describe the form (or shape) of the section of an object, eg round, square etc.

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Cite this Record

EAMC Section Forms. Penny Crook, Tim Murray. 2006 ( tDAR id: 407187) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8G73GTK

Category: Architecture

Coding Rules

Code Term Description Mapped Ontology Node
1 Round
2 Pentagonal
3 Ovoid
4 Octagonal
5 Sextagonal
6 Flat
7 Square
8 Rectangular
9 Chamfered Note difference from Flat Octagonal
10 Flat Octagonal Note difference from chamfered
11 Kidney
12 Ovoid with two flat sides
13 Round, fluted
14 Rectangular, recessed panels Note the number of recessed panels
15 Flask
16 Curved
17 Unidentified
18 Angular Could be rectangular or square, but certainly not round
19 Scalloped
20 Round; shell-edge scallop
21 Square/Rectangular
22 Various Only used for misc/mixed bags.
23 Round, scalloped
24 Polygonal
25 Hexagonal
26 Rectangular, chamfered
27 Square, chamfered
28 Round, ticked
Special Coding Rules: These entries are not in the coding-sheet, but represent edge-cases in Data Integration that may benefit from custom mappings

Category: Architecture

Record Identifiers

TDAR ID(s): 7168


File Information

  Name Size Creation Date Date Uploaded Access
listofformsections.xlsx 8.66kb Aug 20, 2016 11:23:11 AM Public
Arizona State University The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation National Science Foundation National Endowment for the Humanities Society for American Archaeology Archaeological Institute of America