Material and Technique Information
Motivation for this graph has been the Material and Technique Information Group of the International Guidelines for Museum Object Information: The CIDOC Information Categories and other domain expert knowledge about the materials and techniques that were used on museum things, as well as interpretation of characteristic database schema elements from relevant collection management systems.
According to the International Guidelines for Museum Object Information: The CIDOC Information Categories, material and technique information supports Security, Access, and an Historic archive. It can be of primary importance in identifying high value, and therefore high risk, objects. It is also a key information area for the research of man made objects and should record the following information categories:
- Part or component description