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ID: 300262565
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262565

 

Record Type: concept
mintadi (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Carved figures, usually of steatite, produced by the Kongo peoples of northern Angola and lower Congo, for the purpose of serving as watchmen over the deceased.
 
Terms:
mintadi (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
mintadi (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
mintadi (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
ntadi (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
Mintadi (C,U,German,D,PN)
Ntadi (C,U,German-P,AD,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 funerary sculpture
............................ funerary sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of mintadi
................................ mintadi (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Gebeeldhouwde figuurtjes, meestal van steatiet, gemaakt door de Congolese bevolking van Noord-Angola en Beneden-Congo om te dienen als wakers bij de overledenen. 
German ..... Geschnitzte Figur, gewöhnlich aus Steatit, die von den Kongo in Nord-Angola und im südlicheren Kongo als Beschützer der Verstorbenen erstellt wird. 
Spanish ..... Figuras talladas, usualmente de esteatita, producidas por el pueblo Kongo del norte de Angola y bajo Congo, con el propósito de servir como vigilantes de los muertos. 

Sources and Contributors:
mintadi............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Allison, African Stone Sculpture (1968) 42
.................  Contributed as a candidate term CANDIDATE TERM - - AFRART- -10/97
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 34
.................  MDA Archaeological Objects Thesaurus [online] (1997-) Vol. 18, 217
.................  TCFMA illustration, 95
.................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 85
Mintadi............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  Schädler, Afrikanische Kunst (1975) 237
.................  Ulmer, Der Urheberschutz wissenschaftlicher Werke (1967) 31
Ntadi............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
..............  Delafosse, Kunst Afrikas (2011) 152
..............  Ivanov, Kunst aus Afrika (2005) 94
..............  Ulmer, Der Urheberschutz wissenschaftlicher Werke (1967) 31
 
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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