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ID: 300404060
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Record Type: concept
arulae (house altars, altars (religious fixtures), ... Components (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Small portable altars, most often made of terracotta, but also of stone. These usually have a square or rectangular shape with varying dimensions. Arulae are considered too small to have been used for animal sacrifice, and are commonly decorated with moldings at top and bottom and with molded reliefs on one or more sides. Characteristic products of South Italy and Sicily from the the second quarter of the sixth century through the Roman period. They have been found in sanctuaries, near or inside graves, and in habitation sites.
 
Terms:
arulae (preferred,C,U,English,D,U,PN)
arula (C,U,English,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.PJ

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Components (hierarchy name)
.... Components (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of components (objects parts)
........ components (objects parts) (G)
Hierarchy of <components by specific context>
............ <components by specific context> (G)
Hierarchy of architectural elements
................ architectural elements (G)
Hierarchy of <architectural elements by building type>
.................... <architectural elements by building type> (G)
Hierarchy of religious building fixtures
........................ religious building fixtures (G)
Hierarchy of <altars and altar components>
............................ <altars and altar components> (G)
Hierarchy of altars (religious fixtures)
................................ altars (religious fixtures) (G)
Hierarchy of house altars
.................................... house altars (P,U)
Hierarchy of arulae
........................................ arulae (G)

Sources and Contributors:
arula............  [VP]
..............  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
arulae............  [VP Preferred]
.................  Marconi, Temple Decoration and Cultural Identity in the Archaic Greek World (2006) x
.................  Ryberg, An Archaeological Record of Rome (1940) 167
.................  True and Hart, Studia Varia from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Vol 2 (2001) 25
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... True and Hart, Studia Varia from the J. Paul Getty Museum. Vol 2 (2001)

 

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