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ID: 300263677
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263677

 

Record Type: concept
ndoro (cone shell disks, worn costume accessories, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Spiral cone shell disks worn as ornaments and prestige objects by the Shona people of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, taken from the base of the shell of the marine snail species Conus.
 
Terms:
ndoro (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
ndoro (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
ndoro (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of costume accessories
................ costume accessories (G)
Hierarchy of worn costume accessories
.................... worn costume accessories (G)
Hierarchy of cone shell disks
........................ cone shell disks (G)
Hierarchy of ndoro
............................ ndoro (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Spiraalvormige cone shell disks, gedragen als sieraden of als teken van status door de Shona, een volk uit Zimbabwe en Mozambique, gemaakt van de onderkant van de huisjes van de zeeslakkensoort Conus (kegelslakken). 

Sources and Contributors:
ndoro............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Africa Calls from Zimbabwe (1980-1987) No. 151, 4
..............  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 6/99
..............  Dewey, Pleasing the Ancesters (1991) 206
..............  Ellert, Material Culture of Zimbabwe (1984) 117, H. Ellert, "The ndoro of Zimbabwe."
..............  TAA database (2000-)
..............  Zimbabwe (1988-) Vol. 3, No. 1, 57, Gilbert Pwiti and Godfrey Mahachi, "Shona ethnography and the interpretation of Iron Age Zimbabwe burials: the significance of burial location."
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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