Version 6.2

Definition of the CIDOC Conceptual Reference Model

Continued by the CIDOC CRM Special Interest Group

Produced by: 
the ICOM/CIDOC Documentation Standards Group,
Announcement Date : 
May 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
Jutta Lindenthal
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

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
P2 has type
P3 has note
P4 has time-span
P5 consists of
P7 took place at
P8 took place on or within
P9 consists of
P10 falls within
P11 had participant
P12 occurred in the presence of
P13 destroyed
P14 carried out by
P15 was influenced by
P16 used specific object
P17 was motivated by
P19 was intended use of
P20 had specific purpose
P21 had general purpose
P22 transferred title to
P23 transferred title from
P24 transferred title of
P25 moved
P26 moved to
P27 moved from
P28 custody surrendered by
P29 custody received by
P30 transferred custody of
P31 has modified
P32 used general technique
P33 used specific technique
P34 concerned
P35 has identified
P37 assigned
P38 deassigned
P39 measured
P40 observed dimension
P41 classified
P42 assigned
P43 has dimension
P44 has condition
P45 consists of
P46 is composed of
P48 has preferred identifier
P49 has former or current keeper
P50 has current keeper
P51 has former or current owner
P52 has current owner
P53 has former or current location
P54 has current permanent location
P55 has current location
P56 bears feature
P57 has number of parts
P58 has section definition
P59 has section
P62 depicts
P65 shows visual item
P67 refers to
P68 foresees use of
P69 has association with
P70 documents
P71 lists
P72 has language
P73 has translation
P74 has current or former residence
P75 possesses
P76 has contact point
P78 is identified by
P79 beginning is qualified by
P80 end is qualified by
P81 ongoing throughout
P82 at some time within
P83 had at least duration
P84 had at most duration
P86 falls within
P87 is identified by
P89 falls within
P90 has value
P91 has unit
P92 brought into existence
P93 took out of existence
P94 has created
P95 has formed
P96 by mother
P97 from father
P98 brought into life
P99 dissolved
P100 was death of
P101 had as general use
P102 has title
P103 was intended for
P104 is subject to
P105 right held by
P106 is composed of
P107 has current or former member
P108 has produced
P109 has current or former curator
P110 augmented
P111 added
P112 diminished
P113 removed
P114 is equal in time to
P115 finishes
P116 starts
P117 occurs during
P118 overlaps in time with
P119 meets in time with
P120 occurs before
P121 overlaps with
P122 borders with
P123 resulted in
P124 transformed
P125 used object of type
P126 employed
P127 has broader term
P128 carries
P129 is about
P130 shows features of
P131 is identified by
P132 overlaps with
P133 is separated from
P134 continued
P135 created type
P136 was based on
P137 exemplifies
P138 represents
P139 has alternative form
P140 assigned attribute to
P141 assigned
P142 used constituent
P143 joined
P144 joined with
P145 separated
P146 separated from
P147 curated
P148 has component
P149 is identified by
P150 defines typical parts of
P151 was formed from
P152 has parent
P156 occupies
P157 is at rest relative to
P160 has temporal projection
P161 has spatial projection
P164 during
P165 incorporates
P166 was a presence of
P167 was at
P168 place is defined by