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ID: 300263919
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263919

 

Record Type: concept
mboko (containers) (<containers by form>, containers (receptacles), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Sacred gourds used in Luba villages in Central Africa by diviners to hold natural or manmade objects that are used in divination ceremonies. Distinct from "mboko (sculpture)", which are carved wooden figures of a woman carrying a bowl, used by the Luba people in ceremonies pertaining to divination or to the transfer of power.
 
Terms:
mboko (containers) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
mboko (houders) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
mboko (contenedor) (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
bamBoko (Gefässe) (C,U,German,D,PN)
mBoko (Gefäß) (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TQ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Containers (hierarchy name)
........ Containers (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of containers (receptacles)
............ containers (receptacles) (G)
Hierarchy of <containers by form>
................ <containers by form> (G)
Hierarchy of mboko (containers)
.................... mboko (containers) (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Containers (hierarchy name)
........ Containers (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of containers (receptacles)
............ containers (receptacles) (G)
Hierarchy of <containers by function or context>
................ <containers by function or context> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial containers
.................... ceremonial containers (G)
Hierarchy of mboko (containers)
........................ mboko (containers) (G)
 
Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by function>
............ <object genres by function> (G)
Hierarchy of divination objects
................ divination objects (G)
Hierarchy of mboko (containers)
.................... mboko (containers) (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Heilige kalebassen waarin waarzeggers in Lubadorpen in Centraal-Afrika natuurlijke of door de mens gemaakte voorwerpen bewaren voor hun ceremonies. Te onderscheiden van ‘mboko (beeldbouwwerk)’, uit hout gesneden figuren van een vrouw die een kom draagt, die door het Lubavolk worden gebruikt in ceremonies rond waarzeggerij of machtsoverdracht. 
German ..... Heiliger Kürbis, in den Luba-Dörfer in Zentralafrika durch Wahrsager benutzt; natürliche oder auch künstliche Objekte, die in Weissagungzeremonien verwendet werden; im Unterschied zu "Mboko (Skulptur)", der aus Holz geschnitzte Figur einer Frau, einen Schüssel gebend, die von den Luba in Zeremonien im Zusammenhang mit Wahrsagerei oder bei der Machtübertragung verwendet werden. 
Spanish ..... Calabazas sagradas usadas en las aldeas Luba de Africa Central por adivinos para guardar objetos naturales o hechos por el hombre que se usan en ceremonias de adivinación. Diferente de "mboko (esculturas)", que son figuras de madera tallada de una mujer llevando una vasija, usadas por el pueblo Luba en ceremonias de adivinación o de transferencia de poderes.  

Related concepts:
distinguished from ....  mboko (sculpture)
..................................  (<sculpture by form>, sculpture (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name)) [300263920]

Sources and Contributors:
bamBoko (Gefässe)............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
................................  Studia ethnologica (1970) 1-2:60
mboko (containers)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
...................................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...................................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 09/08/00; mboko
...................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
...................................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 304
...................................  NTHAZ illustration, 240; mboko
...................................  Roberts, Memory: Luba Art (1996) illustration, 195; mboko
mBoko (Gefäß)............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
..........................  Studia ethnologica (1970) 1-2:60
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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