Utensil Types are fields in the DAACS database that record variation in Utensils. The following attributes are recorded for Utensils. Attributes that may have multiple values for a single object are listed in brackets.
Post Manufacturing Modification
Number of Fork Tines
Presence of Rat Tail
[Element, Shape, Manufacturing Technique, Material, Length, Width, Height]
A complete list of the database authority terms used to characterize discrete attributes for Utensils can be found in the Database Structure section of the web site. For more information on how DAACS analysts use authority terms and measurements to produce the data on Utensils, see the DAACS cataloging manuals.