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ID: 300259955
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300259955

 

Record Type: concept
ikenga (<sculpture by function>, sculpture (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Horned figures associated with the Igbo and Igala people of Nigeria that represent a man's ability to succeed in the world through the power of his strong right arm. These may be simply horns on a base, a horned head, or a full figure of considerable elaboration.
 
Terms:
ikenga (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
ikenga (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
ikenga (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
figure, ikenga (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
figures, ikenga (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ikenga figure (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ikenga figures (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ikenga image (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ikenga images (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
image, ikenga (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
images, ikenga (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
okega (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Ikenga (C,U,German-P,D,B)
Ikenga-Figur (C,U,German,UF,SN)
Ikenga-Figuren (C,U,German,UF,PN)
sepulcro personal (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)
.... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Visual Works (hierarchy name)
........ Visual Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of visual works (works)
............ visual works (works) (G)
Hierarchy of <visual works by material or technique>
................ <visual works by material or technique> (G)
Hierarchy of sculpture (visual works)
.................... sculpture (visual works) (G)
Hierarchy of <sculpture by function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ikenga
............................ ikenga (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor gehoornde figuren die het vermogen van een man symboliseren om in de wereld te slagen met behulp van de kracht van zijn sterke rechterarm; kunnen de vorm hebben van alleen hoorns op een voetstuk, een gehoornd hoofd of een aanzienlijk gedetailleerde volledige mannenfiguur; gewoonlijk in verband gebracht met de Igbo en Igala in Nigeria. 
German ..... Gehörnte Figur, die im Zusammenhang mit den Igbo und den Igala in Nigeria steht; stellt die menschliche Fähigkeit dar, in der Welt erfolgreich zu sein durch die Macht seines starken rechten Arms. Kann ein einfaches Horn auf einer Basis sein, ein gehörnter Kopf oder eine Ganzkörperfigur von beachtlicher Ausarbeitung.  
Spanish ..... Úsese para figuras con cuernos que representan la habilidad del hombre para tener éxito en el mundo a través del poder de su fuerte brazo derecho; pueden ser cuernos simples sobre una base, una cabeza con cuernos o una figura completa de elaboración considerable; usualmente asociado con los Igbo e Igala de Nigeria. 

Sources and Contributors:
figure, ikenga............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
figures, ikenga............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ikenga............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Boston, Ikenga Figures (1977) 2
.................  Contributed as a candidate term AFRART - 11/95
.................  Montoya, Colección de esculturas africanas Vicente Huidobro (s/f) 72
.................  Oxford Companion to Art (1984) 20
.................  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) 32
.................  Starkweather, Traditional Igbo Art (1968) 78
.................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 96
Ikenga............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Dech, Aufmerksames Sehen (2004) 77
.................  Himmelheber, Negerkunst (1960) 176
.................  Krieger, Westafrikanische Plastik 1.1 (1978) 51
Ikenga-Figur............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  Schädler, Afrikanische Kunst (1975) 140
ikenga figure............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
Ikenga-Figuren............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.............................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
ikenga figures............  [VP]
.............................  Boston, Ikenga Figures (1977) TITL
ikenga image............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
ikenga images............  [VP]
..........................  Aniakor and Cole, Igbo Arts (1984) 24
image, ikenga............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
images, ikenga............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
okega............  [VP]
..............  Boston, Ikenga Figures (1977) 2
sepulcro personal............  [CDBP-SNPC]
................................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 96
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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