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ID: 300266585
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300266585

 

Record Type: concept
amulets (<object genres by function>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Small objects worn as protecting charms, as to ward off evil, harm, or illness, or to bring good fortune. For objects specifically cut with astrological or magical symbols, intended to protect the bearer, but not necessarily worn, use "talismans." Small objects believed to posess magic powers and worn as a good-luck charm or as jewelry.
 
Terms:
amulets (preferred,C,U,,LC,English-P,D,U,PN)
amulet (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
amulet (Dutch,AD,U,U)
amuletten (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
fylacteria (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
fylacterion (C,U,Dutch,UF,U,U)
amulette (C,U,French-P,AD,U,FSN)
Amulette (C,U,German,D,PN)
Amulett (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
amuleto (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
amuletos (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by function>
............ <object genres by function> (G)
Hierarchy of amulets
................ amulets (G)

Additional Parents:

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 amulets
........................ amulets (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Kleine voorwerpen, op het lichaam gedragen ter bescherming tegen kwaad, schade of ziekte of om geluk te brengen. Gebruik de term 'talismans' voor voorwerpen met astrologische of magische symbolen en die zijn bedoeld om de drager te beschermen, maar die niet persé op het lichaam hoeven te worden gedragen. 
German ..... Kleines Objekt, das getragen wird, um Böses, Schaden oder Krankheit abzuwehren oder um sich Glück zu sichern. Für ein Objekt, das speziell mit astrologischen oder magischen Zeichen versehen wurde um den Besitzer zu beschützen, aber nicht notwendigerweise getragen werden muß, ist "Talisman" zu verwenden. Ein kleines Objekt, dem magische Kräfte zugesprochen werden und das als Glücksbringer oder Schmuck getragen wird.  
Spanish ..... Objetos pequeños llevados como amuletos de protección, para alejar el mal, daño o enfermedad, o para traer buena fortuna. Para objetos específicamente tallados con símbolos astrológicos o mágicos con la intención de proteger al portador, pero no necesariamente llevados puestos, use "talismán”. 

Related concepts:
have form ....  devotional jewelry
................  (<jewelry by function>, jewelry, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300391131]
have form ....  pocket statues
................  (statues, <sculpture by subject type>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300395634]
have form ....  Thor's hammers (amulets)
................  (costume accessories, costume (mode of fashion), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)) [300265347]
meaning/usage overlaps with ....  talismans
..................................................  (<object genres by function>, object genres (object classifications), Object Genres (hierarchy name)) [300234011]

Sources and Contributors:
amulet............  [AASLH Preferred, CHIN / RCIP Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Chenhall, Revised Nomenclature (1988)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13970; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 13970
.................  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
.................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
amuleto............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
.................  Moliner, Diccionario de uso del español (2004) I:171
amuletos............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.................  Comité, Plural del término en singular
amulets............  [GCI Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AATA database (2002-) 120376 checked 26 January 2012
.................  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
.................  Calasibetta, Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion (1988) 8
.................  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) precoor.; Amulets (Islam); Amulets (Judaism); Amulets (Buddhism); Amulets (Hinduism)
.................  Contributed as a candidate term COLCOL - 4/95
.................  Detroit Art Registration and Information System Glossary (1980)
.................  Fisher, Africa Adorned (1984) IND
.................  Gere, American and European Jewelry (1975) 87
.................  Jewellery through 7000 Years (1978) illustration, 207
.................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85004685
.................  Newman, Illustrated Dictionary of Jewelry (1981) illustration
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Picken, Fashion Dictionary (1957)
.................  Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987)
Amulett............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/704727/revisions/1223738/view
.................  GND - Gemeinsame Normdatei http://d-nb.info/gnd/4142310-0
.................  OBG - Landesstelle für die nichtstaatlichen Museen in Bayern, Oberbegriffsdatei (2012) IRI: 00000080
.................  Wortschatz Universität Leipzig [online] (1998 -) "Amulett"
Amulette............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  Duden [online] (2011-) http://www.duden.de/node/704727/revisions/1223738/view
amulette............  [AASLH, CHIN / RCIP]
.................  AASLH data (2016-)
.................  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
.................  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13970; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
.................  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-) 13970
.................  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
amuletten............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
fylacteria............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
fylacterion............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Subject: .....  [AASLH, CDBP-SNPC, CHIN / RCIP, GCI, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AASLH data (2016-)
............  AATA database (2002-) 120376 checked 26 January 2012
............  BHA Subject Headings (1985-)
............  Calasibetta, Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion (1988) 8
............  CDMARC Subjects: LCSH (1988-) precoor.; Amulets, Punic; Amulets, Egyptian; Amulets, Anglo-Saxon
............  CHIN / RCIP translation (2016-)
............  Fisher, Africa Adorned (1984) 194; amulet boxes
............  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-) sh 85004685
............  Nomenclature database (2018-) http://nomenclature.info/nom/13970; scheme: Nomenclature-Objects
............  Nomenclature for Museum Cataloging / Nomenclature pour le catalogage translation project (2016-)
............  Parks Canada Descriptive Dictionary of Objects / Dictionnaire descriptif d’objets (c 1996)
............  Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Calasibetta, Fairchild's Dictionary of Fashion (1988) 8
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Van Dale groot woordenboek (1994)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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