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ID: 300400671
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400671

 

Record Type: concept
promontory forts (forts, fortifications, ... Built Environment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Fortified enclosures constructed on a raised block of land that forms a promontory of some kind projecting out from a hillside or cliff line. The main defenses cut off the neck of the promontory, the remainder of the perimeter having natural defensive capabilities. Most date back to the Iron Age.
 
Terms:
promontory forts (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
promontory fort (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
forts, promontory (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
klifkastelen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
klifkasteel (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.RK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Built Environment (hierarchy name)
.... Built Environment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Single Built Works (hierarchy name)
........ Single Built Works (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of single built works (built environment)
............ single built works (built environment) (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by specific type>
................ <single built works by specific type> (G)
Hierarchy of <single built works by function>
.................... <single built works by function> (G)
Hierarchy of fortifications
........................ fortifications (G)
Hierarchy of forts
............................ forts (G)
Hierarchy of promontory forts
................................ promontory forts (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Verdedigingswerk gebouwd bovenop een klif, zodat het enkel bereikbaar is via een smalle strook land en dus makkelijker te verdedigen valt. De meeste dateren uit de Ijzertijd. 

Sources and Contributors:
forts, promontory............  [VP]
................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
klifkasteel............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  PACTOLS thesaurus
.......................  Prisma Archeologie (1996)
klifkastelen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  PACTOLS thesaurus
.......................  Prisma Archeologie (1996)
promontory fort............  [VP]
.............................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
promontory forts............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP Preferred]
.............................  Cunliffe, Iron Age Communities in Britain (2006) 268
.............................  Darvill, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)
.............................  Edwards, The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland (1990)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......... Darvill, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)
.......... Edwards, The Archaeology of Early Medieval Ireland (1990)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... PACTOLS thesaurus
.......... Prisma Archeologie (1996)

 

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