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ID: 300400766
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400766

 

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

 

Note: Disc-shaped objects made from papyrus, stuccoed linen, bronze, gold, wood, clay or resin, placed by ancient Egyptians under the heads of the dead. The disc, which was inscribed with images, symbolized the eye of Ra or Horus, and was related to the idea of resurrection.
 
Terms:
hypocephali (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
hypocephali (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
hypocephalus (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
hypocephalus (Dutch,AD,U,U)

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 hypocephali
................................ hypocephali (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Schijfvormig amulet gemaakt uit bepleisterd linnen dat door de Oude Egyptenaren onder het hoofd van een mummie werd geplaatst om de overledene te beschermen in het hiernamaals. Op de amulet werden afbeeldingen en spreuken aangebracht. 

Sources and Contributors:
hypocephali............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  A General Introductory Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum (1971)
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Begrafenisrituelen in het oude Egypte (2006)
.......................  KMKG thesaurus
.......................  Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) 20.3.257
hypocephalus............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......................  A General Introductory Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum (1971)
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Begrafenisrituelen in het oude Egypte (2006)
.......................  KMKG thesaurus
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......... A General Introductory Guide to the Egyptian Collections in the British Museum (1971)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... Begrafenisrituelen in het oude Egypte (2006)
.......... KMKG thesaurus

 

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