Version 6.2.1

Definition of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model

Continued by the CIDOC CRM Special Interest Group

Release Date : 
October 2015
Current main editorrs: 
Christian-Emil Ore
Martin Doerr
Patrick Le Bœuf
Stephen Stead
Carlos Lamsfus
Chryssoula Bekiari
Detlev Balzer
Dolores Iorizzo
Gerald Hiebel
Gordon Dunsire
Günther Görz
Jon Holmen
Juha Inkari
Juha Kotipelto
Karl Heinz Lampe
Lene Rold
Lina Bountouri
Maja Žumer
Matthew Stiff
Mika Nyman
Monika Hagedorn-Saupe
Nick Crofts
Pat Riva
Regine Stein
Richard Smiraglia
Siegfried Krause
Tony Gill
Trond Aalberg
Øyvind Eide
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Entities and Properties

E1 CRM Entity
E2 Temporal Entity
E3 Condition State
E4 Period
E5 Event
E6 Destruction
E7 Activity
E8 Acquisition
E9 Move
E10 Transfer of Custody
E11 Modification
E12 Production
E13 Attribute Assignment
E14 Condition Assessment
E15 Identifier Assignment
E16 Measurement
E17 Type Assignment
E18 Physical Thing
E19 Physical Object
E20 Biological Object
E21 Person
E22 Man-Made Object
E24 Physical Man-Made Thing
E25 Man-Made Feature
E26 Physical Feature
E27 Site
E28 Conceptual Object
E29 Design or Procedure
E30 Right
E31 Document
E32 Authority Document
E33 Linguistic Object
E34 Inscription
E35 Title
E36 Visual Item
E37 Mark
E38 Image
E39 Actor
E40 Legal Body
E41 Appellation
E42 Identifier
E44 Place Appellation
E45 Address
E46 Section Definition
E47 Spatial Coordinates
E48 Place Name
E49 Time Appellation
E50 Date
E51 Contact Point
E52 Time-Span
E53 Place
E54 Dimension
E55 Type
E56 Language
E57 Material
E58 Measurement Unit
E59 Primitive Value
E60 Number
E61 Time Primitive
E62 String
E63 Beginning of Existence
E64 End of Existence
E65 Creation
E66 Formation
E67 Birth
E68 Dissolution
E69 Death
E70 Thing
E71 Man-Made Thing
E72 Legal Object
E73 Information Object
E74 Group
E75 Conceptual Object Appellation
E77 Persistent Item
E78 Collection
E79 Part Addition
E80 Part Removal
E81 Transformation
E82 Actor Appellation
E83 Type Creation
E84 Information Carrier
E85 Joining
E86 Leaving
E87 Curation Activity
E89 Propositional Object
E90 Symbolic Object
E92 Spacetime Volume
E93 Presence
E94 Space Primitive
P1 is identified by (identifies)
P2 has type (is type of)
P3 has note
P4 has time-span (is time-span of)
P5 consists of (forms part of)
P7 took place at (witnessed)
P8 took place on or within (witnessed)
P9 consists of (forms part of)
P10 falls within (contains)
P11 had participant (participated in)
P12 occurred in the presence of (was present at)
P13 destroyed (was destroyed by)
P14 carried out by (performed)
P15 was influenced by (influenced)
P16 used specific object (was used for)
P17 was motivated by (motivated)
P19 was intended use of (was made for)
P20 had specific purpose (was purpose of)
P21 had general purpose (was purpose of)
P22 transferred title to (acquired title through)
P23 transferred title from (surrendered title through)
P24 transferred title of (changed ownership through)
P25 moved (moved by)
P26 moved to (was destination of)
P27 moved from ( was origin of)
P28 custody surrendered by (surrendered custody through)
P29 custody received by (received custody through)
P30 transferred custody of (custody transferred through)
P31 has modified (was modified by)
P32 used general technique (was technique of)
P33 used specific technique (was used by)
P34 concerned (was assessed by)
P35 has identified (was identified by)
P37 assigned (was assigned by)
P38 deassigned ( was deassigned by)
P39 measured (was measured by)
P40 observed dimension ( was observed in)
P41 classified ( was classified by)
P42 assigned ( was assigned by)
P43 has dimension ( is dimension of)
P44 has condition ( is condition of)
P45 consists of (is incorporated in)
P46 is composed of ( forms part of)
P48 has preferred identifier ( is preferred identifier of)
P49 has former or current keeper (is former or current keeper of)
P50 has current keeper (is current keeper of)
P51 has former or current owner (is former or current owner of)
P52 has current owner ( is current owner of)
P53 has former or current location (is former or current location of)
P54 has current permanent location (is current permanent location of)
P55 has current location (currently holds)
P56 bears feature (is found on)
P57 has number of parts
P58 has section definition (defines section)
P59 has section (is located on or within)
P62 depicts (is depicted by)
P65 shows visual item (is shown by)
P67 refers to (is referred to by)
P68 foresees use of (use foreseen by)
P69 has association with (is associated with)
P70 documents (is documented in)
P71 lists (is listed in)
P72 has language (is language of)
P73 has translation (is translation of)
P74 has current or former residence (is current or former residence of)
P75 possesses (is possessed by)
P76 has contact point (provides access to)
P78 is identified by (identifies)
P79 beginning is qualified by
P80 end is qualified by
P81 ongoing throughout
P82 at some time within
P83 had at least duration (was minimum duration of)
P84 had at most duration (was maximum duration of)
P86 falls within (contains)
P87 is identified by (identifies)
P89 falls within (contains)
P90 has value
P91 has unit (is unit of)
P92 brought into existence (was brought into existence by)
P93 took out of existence (was taken out of existence by)
P94 has created (was created by)
P95 has formed (was formed by)
P96 by mother (gave birth)
P97 from father (was father for)
P98 brought into life (was born)
P99 dissolved (was dissolved by)
P100 was death of (died in)
P101 had as general use (was use of)
P102 has title (is title of)
P103 was intended for (was intention of)
P104 is subject to (applies to)
P105 right held by (has right on)
P106 is composed of (forms part of)
P107 has current or former member (is current or former member of)
P108 has produced (was produced by)
P109 has current or former curator (is current or former curator of)
P110 augmented (was augmented by)
P111 added (was added by)
P112 diminished (was diminished by)
P113 removed (was removed by)
P114 is equal in time to
P115 finishes (is finished by)
P116 starts (is started by)
P117 occurs during (includes)
P118 overlaps in time with (is overlapped in time by)
P119 meets in time with (is met in time by)
P120 occurs before (occurs after)
P121 overlaps with
P122 borders with
P123 resulted in (resulted from)
P124 transformed (was transformed by)
P125 used object of type (was type of object used in)
P126 employed (was employed in)
P127 has broader term (has narrower term)
P128 carries (is carried by)
P129 is about (is subject of)
P130 shows features of (features are also found on)
P131 is identified by (identifies)
P132 overlaps with
P133 is separated from
P134 continued (was continued by)
P135 created type (was created by)
P136 was based on (supported type creation)
P137 exemplifies (is exemplified by)
P138 represents (has representation)
P139 has alternative form
P140 assigned attribute to (was attributed by)
P141 assigned (was assigned by)
P142 used constituent (was used in)
P143 joined (was joined by)
P144 joined with (gained member by)
P145 separated (left by)
P146 separated from (lost member by)
P147 curated (was curated by)
P148 has component (is component of)
P149 is identified by (identifies)
P150 defines typical parts of (defines typical wholes for)
P151 was formed from (participated in)
P152 has parent (is parent of)
P156 occupies (is occupied by)
P157 is at rest relative to (provides reference space for)
P160 has temporal projection (is temporal projection of)
P161 has spatial projection (is spatial projection of)
P164 during (was time-span of)
P165 incorporates (is incorporated in)
P166 was a presence of (had presence)
P167 at (was place of)
P168 place is defined by (defines place)