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ID: 300264730
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300264730

 

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

 

Note: Funerary figures, similar to the cloth-covered funerary figures of the Bwende, known as niombo, but smaller in size and not as widely used.
 
Terms:
kimbi (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
kimbi (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
kimbi (Kongo (Congo)-P,D,U,PN)
kimbi (Spanish-P,D,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 kimbi
................................ kimbi (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Funeraire beelden, soortgelijk aan de met stof omwikkelde funeraire beelden van de Bwende die bekend zijn als ‘niombo’, maar kleiner en op minder grote schaal gebruikt. 
Spanish ..... Figuras funerarias, similares a figuras funerarias cubiertas de ropa de Bwende conocidas como niombo, pero más pequeñas en tamaño y no tan ampliamente usadas. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  niombo
..................................  (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300262878]

Sources and Contributors:
kimbi............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 292
..............  Simon, Northern Kongo Ancestor Figures, African Arts (1995) 49
..............  Soderberg, Les figures d'ancetres, Arts d'Afrique noire (1975) 23
..............  Widman, Niombo cult among the Babwende (1967) 17
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Contributed as a candidate term scope note written by contributor, Janet Stanley, librarian, National Museum of African Art, Feb. 2003
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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