This property describes the decomposition of an E3 Condition State into discrete subsidiary states. It is assumed that the sub-states into which the condition state is analysed form a logical whole - although the entire story may not be completely known – and that the sub-states are in fact constitutive of the general condition state. For example a general condition state of “in ruins” may be decomposed into the individual stages of decay. This property is transitive.
The Condition State of the ruined Parthenon (E3) consists of the bombarded state after the explosion of a Venetian shell in 1687 (E3)