A textual expression of the age or developmental phase of a natural
A qualification of the statement of the Age of a natural science
The unit of measurement used to describe the Age of a natural science
The numeric age of a natural science specimen when it died. Use Age
unit to describe the unit of measurement used and Age qualifier to
qualify the information. Use Phase for a textual description of Age .
The colour of the object.
Object component description
The description of an Object component within the scope of the Unit of
information identified in Object component information
Object component information
The unit of information describing an Object component name.
Object component name
The non-separable part or component of an object which is being described.
Content - activity
An activity depicted in or described by an object.
Content - concept
A concept depicted in or described by an object.
Content - date
A date depicted in or described by an object
Content - description
A general description of a depiction in an object, or description of
an object without making interpretation. (Use Brief description and
Physical description to describe the object's other features.)
Content - event name
An event depicted in or described by an object.
Content - event name type
A term describing the nature of the Content - event name.
Content - note
Additional information about the object's content which has not been
recorded elsewhere using controlled terminology.
A description of the representational or information content of an
object. This may include descriptions of the content of all audio and
Content - object
An object depicted in or described by another object.
Content - object type
A term describing the nature of the Content - object.
Content - organisation
The Organisation depicted in or described in an object.
Content - people
A People depicted in or described by an object.
Content - person
A Person depicted in or described by an object.
Content - place
A Place depicted in or described by an object.
Content - position
The position on the object of a depiction or description.
Dimension value date
The date on which the Dimension value was recorded.
The aspect of a part or component of an object being measured.
Dimension measured part
The part of the object measured.
Dimension value qualifier
The measurement of statistical deviation given for a dimension. If
left blank, the assumption is that the Dimension accuracy recorded is
thought to be correct. Do not use capitalisation or punctuation.
Dimension measurement unit
The unit of measurement used when measuring a Dimension.
The numeric value of the measurement of a Dimension.
The method used to mount or preserve a specimen.
The gender of an animal specimen.
The text inscribed as part of the decoration or construction of an
object recorded in the original language.
The date on which an inscription was made.
A description of non-textual marks inscribed on an object.
The People , Person or Organisation responsible for inscribing an
The interpretation of an inscription or mark on an object.
The language used in a textual inscription on an object.
The method used to inscribe a mark or text on an object.
A term describing the position of an inscription on an object.
The script used in a textual inscription on an object.
A translation into the institution's first language of a textual
inscription on an object.
The transliteration of a textual inscription on an object.
The form or function of the inscription.
The basic materials and media from which the object is constructed.
The name of a significant component, inclusion or trace in the
material of which an object or specimen is made. This could also
include a patina or corrosion product which has developed on the
object and is of sufficient significance to require documenting
Material component note
To record further information about a material component
The name commonly used to designate a particular or characteristic
material, and additional to or further defining the basic material
itself. This may be the vernacular or generally used name for a
certain type of material or a brand name.
The geographical origin of naturally occurring vegetable, animal or
geological materials which either have been used to form an object or
form specimens or deposits in their own right e.g. a quarry source for
stone, country of origin of timber, geological outcrop for imported
stone or fossil. (Note that this is separate from Object Production
Place which is where the original materials are modified by human
intervention to form an object)
General visual appearance of the object.
The name of a technical attribute possessed by the object which can be
described and quantified.
Technical attribute measurement unit
The unit of measurement used when measuring a Technical attribute.
Technical attribute measurement
The measurement of a named Technical attribute.
Processes, methods, techniques and tools used to fabricate or decorate
A term describing the nature of the Technique.