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ID: 300266126
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300266126

 

Record Type: concept
āmalakas (Hindu religious building fixtures, Indian religious building fixtures, ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Flat, or disc-shaped, serrated or fluted stones placed at the summit of North Indian Hindu temples, as a repeating motif in these superstructures or in other contexts. The shape is derived from the Indian fruit amla or myrobalan.
 
Terms:
āmalakas (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
āmalakas (Sanskrit (transliterated)-P,D,U,PN)
āmalaka (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
阿瑪拉卡頂飾 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
饅頭頂 (C,U,Chinese (traditional),UF,U,U)
ā ma lā kǎ dǐng shì (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
a ma la ka ding shi (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
a ma la k'a ting shih (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
āmalaka's (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
amalaka (C,U,Hindi (transliterated),UF,U,N)

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 <architectural elements by building type>
.................... <architectural elements by building type> (G)
Hierarchy of religious building fixtures
........................ religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of Indian religious building fixtures
............................ Indian religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of Hindu religious building fixtures
................................ Hindu religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of āmalakas
.................................... āmalakas (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 在印度北部印度教寺廟中,置於廟頂的石頭,具平板或圓盤造型,呈鋸齒形狀或有凹槽,為印度教寺廟或其他結構物中經常出現的上層結構樣式。其形狀源自產於印度的印度醋栗(amla)或櫻桃李(myrobalan)。 
Dutch ..... Platte of schijfvormige, getande of gecanneleerde stenen die op het hoogste punt van Noord-Indiase hindoetempels worden geplaatst, als herhalend motief in deze bovenbouw of binnen een andere context. De vorm is ontleend aan de Indiase vrucht amla of myrobalan. 

Sources and Contributors:
阿瑪拉卡頂飾............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
.................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
饅頭頂............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...........  建築學英漢辭典 13
amalaka............  [VP]
.................  Edwardes, Indian Temples and Palaces (1969) 188
.................  Mitter, Indian Art (2001) 36
.................  Sturgis, Dictionary of Architecture and Building (1901) 2:473
āmalaka............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
a ma la ka ding shi............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
āmalakas............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "baroli;" accessed 28 September 2006
.................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 715
.................  Tartakov, The Beginning of Dravidian Temple Architecture in Stone, Artibus Asiae (1980) 53
āmalaka's............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
a ma la k'a ting shih............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
......................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
ā ma lā kǎ dǐng shì............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Edwardes, Indian Temples and Palaces (1969)
............  Grove Art Online (2003-2008)
............  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985)
............  Mitter, Indian Art (2001)
............  Tartakov, The Beginning of Dravidian Temple Architecture in Stone, Artibus Asiae (1980)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Edwardes, Indian Temples and Palaces (1969) 190
.......... Grove Art Online (2003-2008) "Indian subcontinent, architecture glossary;" accessed 5 October 2006
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 715
.......... Mitter, Indian Art (2001) 36
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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