Object types that the Scheme uses

These terms are from the British Museum /MDA thesaurus of archaeological object terms.

Term Scope note Term type SENESCHAL URI British Museum URI
Churn Dash Narrow term - -
Churn Staff Narrow term - -
CHURNING STICK A stick for agitating milk in a butter churn. Preferred term 96761 -
CIBORIUM A covered chalice used for the Eucharist. Preferred term 95870 -
CINERARY BOWL A vessel for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation. Preferred term 95868 -
CINERARY CASKET A container for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation. Preferred term 95869 -
Cinerary Chest Narrow term - -
CINERARY URN A container, in the form of an urn, for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation. Preferred term 95903 -
CINERARY VESSEL A vessel for keeping the ashes of the dead after cremation. Preferred term 97305 -
CIRCLET A circular ornament worn on the head. Preferred term 96679 -
CIRCUMCISION EQUIPMENT Equipment used to perform circumcision. Preferred term 95263 -
CIRCUMCISION KNIFE A knife used in circumcision. Preferred term 95264 -
CIRCUMCISION PLATE A plate used during circumcision. Preferred term 95266 -
CIRCUMCISION SCISSORS A pair of scissors used in circumcision. Preferred term 95265 -
Cithara Narrow term - -
CLAMP A tool for holding or compressing objects together. Preferred term 96247 -
Clapper The component which strikes a bell. Narrow term - -
CLAPPERS A simple instrument where two pieces of material are manipulated to knock together. Preferred term 97181 -
CLASP A contrivance of interlocking parts used to fasten objects together. Preferred term 96248 -
Clasp Knife Narrow term - -
CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) A clay tube with a small bowl at the end used for smoking tobacco. Preferred term 95639 -
CLAYMORE A two edged broadsword. Preferred term 95177 -
CLEAT A piece of wood or iron to secure ropes, etc to or on. Preferred term 96249 -
CLEAVER A tool for splitting and chopping. Preferred term 96404 -
CLENCH NAIL A nail adapted so that the end of the nail can be turned over and driven back into the substance through which it has passed. Preferred term 96250 -
Clinch Nail Narrow term - -
CLINKER Ash and partially fused residues from a coal fired furnace or fire. Preferred term 97347 -
CLINOMETER An instrument for measuring the angle of slopes, usually in inches per yard, consisting of a weighted graduated wheel with movable sights. Preferred term 95329 -
CLIP An object used to grip together objects. Preferred term 96251 -
CLIPPERS Scissor like object used for cutting, clipping, shearing etc. Preferred term 96483 -

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