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 (http://www.daacs.org/aboutDatabase/structure.html) of the web site. For more information on how DAACS analysts use authority terms and measurements to produce the data on Utensils, see http://www.daacs.org/aboutDatabase/catalogingManual.html