Who is using it? Who could use it? Who may propose improvements? Who is legitimate to validate? Who and how to distribute? Collection Validation Distribution
Provenance: add recent discoveries and missing sites Current location: new museums + some misses add « on site » to enlarge the usage Support material: include photography, digital image, facsimile, painting, … Language/Writing: to refine (e.g. state of language) Translations: some languages are not consistent
existing Enrich existing Characteristics ( datation criteria, provenance names in ancient Egyptian and Greek ) New Characteristics: Color, Culture, Titles, Dimensions, … (using experience from GEM minimum requirement Passport) New languages: Arabic already started in GEM Bibliography? AEB/OEB as a standard?
Ownership : CULTNAT Executive : GEM website? Support: I&E Computer Group ? Contributors: Museums Excavators and Curators Researchers … and even amateurs Validation Team: multi-country professionnals
Phonetic values Is it part of the MdC or a user-interface issue? Sign list An endless debate … requiring an international and professional Committee Coding = sign + position … I hand-over to Christian !