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ID: 300400466
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400466

 

Record Type: concept
kīrttimukhas (<wall components by location or context>, wall components, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Hindu architectural elements in the form of faces or masks representing a monster with huge fangs, and gaping mouth, engaged in swallowing. Common in Indian and Southeast Asia.
 
Terms:
kīrttimukhas (preferred,C,U,Sanskrit (transliterated)-P,D,U,PN)
kirtimukha's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
kirtimukha (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)
kīrttimukha (C,U,Sanskrit (transliterated),UF,U,SN)
kirttimukhas (C,U,Sanskrit (transliterated),UF,U,PN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of architectural elements
................ architectural elements (G)
Hierarchy of <structural elements and components for structural elements>
.................... <structural elements and components for structural elements> (G)
Hierarchy of structural elements
........................ structural elements (G)
Hierarchy of enclosing structural elements
............................ enclosing structural elements (G)
Hierarchy of <walls and wall components>
................................ <walls and wall components> (G)
Hierarchy of wall components
.................................... wall components (G)
Hierarchy of <wall components by location or context>
........................................ <wall components by location or context> (G)
Hierarchy of kīrttimukhas
............................................ kīrttimukhas (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Hindoeïstische architecturale elementen in de vorm van gezichten of maskers die een monster met enorme tanden en een wijd open muil verbeelden, dat iets doorslikt. Algemeen in India en Zuidoost-Azië. 

Sources and Contributors:
kirtimukha............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  UvA Talen
kirtimukha's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  UvA Talen
kīrttimukha............  [VP]
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
kīrttimukhas............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-) "Ornament and pattern, §IV: South-east Asia"; accessed 21 January 2015
.......................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 721
.......................  Lochtefeld, Illustrated Encyclopedia of Hinduism (2002)
kirttimukhas............  [VP]
.......................  Grisham, et al., South India (1997) 11
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) "Ornament and pattern, §IV: South-east Asia"; accessed 21 January 2015
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 721
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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