Wikidata:Property proposal/Canmore object-type ID

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Canmore object-type ID[edit]

Originally proposed at Wikidata:Property proposal/Authority control

DescriptionIdentifier for an archaeological object-type in the Canmore thesaurus
RepresentsCanmore archaeological object type thesaurus (Q81635259)
Data typeExternal identifier
Domainsubclasses of concrete object (Q4406616)
Allowed values\d+
Example 1ax head (Q30113226)501145
Example 2spear (Q44475)501536
Example 3buckle (Q1135567)501181
Example 4drinking horn (Q192771)501287
Source ; also
Planned usematching items and comparing hierarchies
Formatter URL$1/_
See alsoCanmore ID (P718), Canmore monument-type ID, Canmore maritime-type ID


The main Canmore database has records for over 320,000 archaeological sites, monuments, and buildings in Scotland. The object-type thesaurus is the controlled vocabulary used to summarise archaeological finds associated with the sites. Matching to it would help us review the completeness and classification of our own items in this field, help to interpret Canmore records, and enable cross-walks between types used in other schemes, to and from the Canmore types. Jheald (talk) 09:53, 23 January 2020 (UTC)


@SilentSpike, 99of9, Jheald: ✓ Done: Canmore object-type ID (P7907). − Pintoch (talk) 09:51, 14 February 2020 (UTC)