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ID: 300262734
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262734

 

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

 

Note: Akan terracota heads used in Africa in funerary and burial contexts.
 
Terms:
mma (funerary sculpture) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
mma (funerary sculpture) (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
mma (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Mma (Begräbnisskulptur) (C,U,German-P,D,B)
cabeza de terracota (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 funerary sculpture
............................ funerary sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of mma (funerary sculpture)
................................ mma (funerary sculpture) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Akan terracotta hoofden, in Afrika gebruikt bij begrafenissen. 
German ..... Terrakotta-Kopf der Akan-Völker, die in Afrika im Grab- und Beerdigungskontext verwendet werden.  
Spanish ..... Cabezas de terracota Akan usadas en África en contextos funerarios y de entierros. 

Sources and Contributors:
cabeza de terracota............  [CDBP-SNPC]
...................................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 113
mma (funerary sculpture)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.........................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.........................................  African Arts (1967-) Vol. 22, No. 4, 34, Gilbert, M. "Akan terracota heads: gods or ancestors?"
.........................................  Cole and Ross, Arts of Ghana (1977)
.........................................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 10/97
.........................................  Roy, Art and Life in Africa (1985) illustration, 58
.........................................  TAA database (2000-)
Mma (Begräbnisskulptur)............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.........................................  Fiebach, Die Toten als die Macht der Lebenden (1986) 103
.........................................  Kircher, Die sakrale Bedeutung des Weines im Altertum (1970) 81
.........................................  Wendl und Behrend, Snap me one! (1998) 48
 
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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