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ID: 300395676
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300395676

 

Record Type: concept
kapālas (liturgical vessels, liturgical containers, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Bowls made of human skulls, used in Hindu and Buddhist rituals, often containing offerings to deities.
 
Terms:
kapālas (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,PN)
kapālas (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
kapālas (Sanskrit (transliterated),UF,U,PN)
kapāla (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
kapāla (Sanskrit (transliterated),AD,U,SN)
kapalas (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
thod pa (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
thod pa (Tibetan (transliterated),UF,U,U)
skull bowls (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
skull cups (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

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 function or context>
................ <containers by function or context> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial containers
.................... ceremonial containers (G)
Hierarchy of liturgical containers
........................ liturgical containers (G)
Hierarchy of liturgical vessels
............................ liturgical vessels (G)
Hierarchy of kapālas
................................ kapālas (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Schalen gemaakt van menselijke schedels, die worden gebruikt in hindoeïstische en boeddhistische rituelen en vaak offergaven aan godheden bevatten. 

Related concepts:
require ....  skulls (skeleton components)
..............  (skeleton components (animal components), <skeletons and skeleton components>, ... Components (hierarchy name)) [300191856]

Sources and Contributors:
kapāla............  [VP]
.................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
kapālas............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Kapāla"; accessed 7 January 2015
.................  Grove Art Online (2008-) "Indian subcontinent, §V, 7(vi): Sculpture, 7th–18th centuries: South"; accessed 7 January 2015
.................  Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 720
.................  UvA Talen
kapalas............  [VP]
.................  Panda, Rock-Cut Carvings of the Upper Mahanadi Valley (2005)
skull bowls............  [VP]
.......................  Grove Art Online (2008-)
skull cups............  [VP]
.......................  Panda, Rock-Cut Carvings of the Upper Mahanadi Valley (2005)
thod pa............  [VP]
.................  Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Encyclopedia Britannica Online (2002-) "Kapala"; accessed 7 January 2015
.......... Grove Art Online (2008-) "Indian subcontinent, §V, 7(vi): Sculpture, 7th–18th centuries: South"; accessed 7 January 2015
.......... Huntington, Art of Ancient India (1985) 720
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen

 

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