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ID: 300393252
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300393252

 

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

 

Note: Aboriginal Australian hollow-log funerary poles that were used during the second mortuary ceremony of Central Arnhem Land. The second mortuary ceremony symbolized the transition of the soul of the deceased from this world to the afterlife. Made from a tree trunk, dupun are hollowed out, cleaned, and painted with a clan's totemic design. After the mourning period, the bones of the deceased are painted and put inside the dupun.
 
Terms:
dupun (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,B)
dupun (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
dupun (Australian native language-P,D,U,B)

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 dupun
................................ dupun (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Holle begrafenispalen van Australische Aboriginals die werden gebruikt tijdens de tweede begrafenisceremonie in centraal Arnhemland. De tweede begrafenisceremonie symboliseerde de overgang van de ziel van de overledene van deze wereld naar het hiernamaals. Dupun werden gemaakt van een boomstam, uitgehold, schoongemaakt en beschilderd met het totemontwerp van een clan. Na de rouwperiode worden de beenderen van de overledene beschilderd en in de dupun geplaatst. 

Related concepts:
contextualized in ....  memorial services
................................  (cultural ceremonies, ceremonies, ... Events (hierarchy name)) [300379015]
made of/require ....  wood (plant material)
............................  (<wood and wood by product>, plant material, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011914]

Sources and Contributors:
dupun............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
..............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
..............  Green, Building the Collection (2003) 199
..............  Peterson et al., The Makers and Making of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections (2008) 411
..............  Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 37
..............  UvA Talen
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Green, Building the Collection (2003) 199
.......... Peterson et al., The Makers and Making of Indigenous Australian Museum Collections (2008) 411
.......... Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 37
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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