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ID: 300312033
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300312033

 

Record Type: concept
petroforms (<visual works by material or technique>, visual works (works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Shapes or outlines laid out in large scale with rocks or boulders on bedrock or other outdoor surfaces, usually by ancient peoples.
 
Terms:
petroforms (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
petroforms (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
petroform (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
boulder outlines (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
boulder mosaics (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Petroforms (C,U,German,D,PN)
Petroform (C,U,German-P,AD,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 petroforms
.................... petroforms (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Grote vormen en afbeeldingen die met rotsen of keien zijn gemaakt op vast gesteente of een andere ondergrond in de openlucht, gewoonlijk door volkeren uit de oertijd. 
German ..... Unter Verwendung von Felsen oder Gesteinfragementen auf gewachsenem Fels oder anderen Oberflächen im Freien großräumig angelegte Form oder Umriss, in der Regel errichtet von vorgeschichtlichen Kulturen. 

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  petroglyphs
..................................  (<visual works by material or technique>, visual works (works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300312034]

Sources and Contributors:
boulder mosaics............  [VP]
.............................  Carmichael,The Thunderbird Site (1979)
boulder outlines............  [VP]
.............................  Carmichael,The Thunderbird Site (1979)
petroform............  [VP]
....................  Carmichael,The Thunderbird Site (1979)
Petroform............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
....................  Bednarik, Rock Art Glossary (2003) 14
petroforms............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Carmichael,The Thunderbird Site (1979) title
.......................  Cremin, World's Most Significant Sites (2007) front matter
.......................  Nabokov and Easton, Native American Architecture (1989) 73
Petroforms............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
 
Subject: .....  [IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Nabokov and Easton, Native American Architecture (1989)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin

 

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