We distinguish three types of object-event-relationships defining the event dimension of objects. The first two types of object-event relationships are given by the historical context as the majority of the general public will perceive it; what historical event, such as, a war or important invention is related to this object?

i The object depicts an event (e.g., Attack on Yogyakarta) or aspect thereof (e.g., an actor, a place) ii The object is used or functions in an event (e.g., a sword is used in a war)

In addition to the object-event relations that are related to the content of the object, there is a third type of object- event relationships that tells us more about the history of the object itself, such as, the creation of the object or its inclusion in a museum collection.

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