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ID: 300262878
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262878

 

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

 

Note: Large anthropomorphic funerary figures, made by wrapping red cloth over the dried corpse of a chief or other person of high status, during funerary rites of the Bwendi and Kamba peoples of Africa.
 
Terms:
niombo (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
niombo (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
niombo (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Niombo (C,U,German-P,D,B)

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 niombo
................................ niombo (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor grote antropomorfe funeraire beelden, gemaakt door het gedroogde lichaam van een dorpshoofd of een andere hooggeplaatste persoon te omwikkelen met rode stof tijdens begrafenisriten van de Afrikaanse volken Bwendi en Kamba. 
German ..... Große anthropomorphe Begräbnisfigur, hergestellt durch Verhüllen des getrockenen Leichnams eines Häuptlings oder einer anderen Person von hohem Rang mit rotem Stoff, während der Begräbnisrituale der Bwendi und der Kamba in Afrika. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para figuras funerarias antropomorfas de gran tamaño, realizadas envolviendo una tela roja en el cuerpo seco de un jefe u otra persona de alto rango durante ritos funerarios de los pueblos Bwendi y Kamba de África. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  kimbi
..................................  (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300264730]

Sources and Contributors:
niombo............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, GCI Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  AATA database (2002-) 126628 checked 26 January 2012
.................  Cederoth and Lindstroom, eds., On the Meaning of Death (1988) 141
.................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 6/98
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 291
.................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) illustration, Vol. 1, 259
.................  Widman, Niombo cult among the Babwende (1967) 15
Niombo............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Baselitz et al., Baselitz: Die Afrika-Sammlung (2003) 70
.................  Reikat, Niombo (1990) 23
.................  Schädler, Afrikanische Kunst (1975) 240
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, GCI, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 126628 checked 26 January 2012
 
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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