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ID: 300265395
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300265395

 

Record Type: concept
mbulu ngulu (reliquary figures, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Central African reliquary figures of the Kota culture that are placed as protective devices on baskets containing bones of ancestors.
 
Terms:
mbulu ngulu (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
mbulu ngulu (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
m'bulu (reliquary figures) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mbulu (reliquary figures) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
mbulu-ngulu (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
ngulu (reliquary figures) (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Mbulu ngulu (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 reliquary figures
............................ reliquary figures (G)
Hierarchy of mbulu ngulu
................................ mbulu ngulu (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Reliekbeelden van de Kota die als beschermend element werden geplaatst op manden die de beenderen van voorouders bevatten. 
German ..... Reliquiarfigur der zentral-afrikanischen Kultur der Kota, die zum Schutz an Körben mit den Knochen der Vorfahren angebracht wird.  

Sources and Contributors:
m'bulu (reliquary figures)............  [VP]
...............................................  Chaffin, Art Kota, Arts d'Afrique Noire (1973) 42
mbulu (reliquary figures)............  [VP]
............................................  Schadler, Lexikon Afrikanische (1994) 236
mbulu ngulu............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  National Museum of African Art Library (2005-)
.......................  Stepan, Africa (2001) 22
.......................  Wardwell, African Sculpture (1986) 84
mbulu-ngulu............  [VP]
.......................  Delorme, L'Art Funeraire Kota, Arts d'Afrique Noire (2002) 22
.......................  Perrois, L'Art Kota-Mahongwe, Arts d'Afrique Noire (1976) 16
Mbulu ngulu............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  Delafosse, Kunst Afrikas (2011) 79
.......................  Fröhlich, Beiträge zur afrikanischen Kunst (1966) 100
.......................  Lemme, Die europäische Konstruktion fremder Kunst zwischen Assimilation und Exotismus (2010) 62
ngulu (reliquary figures)............  [VP]
............................................  Schadler, Lexikon Afrikanische (1994) 236
 
Subject: .....  [IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Chaffin, Art Kota, Arts d'Afrique Noire (1973) 42
............  Delorme, L'Art Funeraire Kota, Arts d'Afrique Noire (2002) 22
............  Perrois, L'Art Kota-Mahongwe, Arts d'Afrique Noire (1976) 16-17, 30-31
............  Schadler, Lexikon Afrikanische (1994) 236
............  Wardwell, African Sculpture (1986) 84
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... National Museum of African Art Library (2005-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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