Bead Attributes are fields in the DAACS database that record variation in Beads. The following attributes are recorded for Beads. Attributes that may have multiple values for a single object are shown in brackets.
Number of Facets
Weathered or Eroded?
Size of Perforation I
Size of Perforation II
[Casing, Layer Color ]
[Decorative Technique, Applied Color, Decorative Notes]
A complete list of the database authority terms used to characterize discrete attributes for Beads 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 Beads, see the DAACS cataloging manuals.