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ID: 300386167
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300386167

 

Record Type: concept
ghee (<milk and milk by product>, food, ... Materials (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Clarified butter used as both a staple food and for religious rites on the Indian subcontinent. Ghee made from cow's milk is used in almost all Hindu ceremonies including birth, initiation rituals, weddings, and gift-giving at death. Images of deities are washed in ghee, and it is used as fuel in holy lamps.
 
Terms:
ghee (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,U)
ghī (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
ghi (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  M.MT

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Materials Facet
Materials Facet
Hierarchy of Materials (hierarchy name)
.... Materials (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of materials (substances)
........ materials (substances) (G)
Hierarchy of <materials by function>
............ <materials by function> (G)
Hierarchy of food
................ food (G)
Hierarchy of <milk and milk by product>
.................... <milk and milk by product> (G)
Hierarchy of ghee
........................ ghee (G)

Sources and Contributors:
ghee............  [VP Preferred]
...........  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 22 May 2013
...........  Grove Art Online (2008-) "Indian subcontinent;" accessed 22 May 2013
...........  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 719
ghī............  [VP]
...........  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985)
ghi............  [VP]
...........  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) accessed 22 May 2013
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 719

 

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