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ID: 300264795
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300264795

 

Record Type: concept
god sticks (<sculpture by form>, sculpture (visual works), ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Pointed wooden peg sculptures carved with a human head at the upper end. The function of god sticks is to act as containers for the divinities to enter during rituals.
 
Terms:
god sticks (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
god stick (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
godenstokken (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
Ritualstäbe (C,U,German,D,PN)
Ritualstab (C,U,German-P,AD,SN)
bastones rituales (C,U,Spanish-P,D,U,PN)
bastón ritual (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)
bastón (ritual) (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,SN)
whakapakoko (C,U,local language,UF,U,N)

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 form>
........................ <sculpture by form> (G)
Hierarchy of god sticks
............................ god sticks (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 god sticks
........................ god sticks (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Kleine, puntige gebeeldhouwde houten pinnen, met een menselijk hoofd gegraveerd in het bovenste gedeelte. De godenstokken worden gebruikt als plaatsen die godheden tijdens rituelen kunnen betreden. 
German ..... Spitze, stiftförmige Skulptur aus Holz mit einem menschlichen Kopf am oberen Ende. Die Funktion von Ritualstäben ist die eines Gefäßes, in das die Gottheiten während der Rituale einkehren können.  
Spanish ..... Esculturas de estacas de madera en punta esculpidas con una cabeza humana en la parte superior. La función es actuar como contenedores de entrada para las divinidades durante los rituales.  

Sources and Contributors:
bastón (ritual)............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.............................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 204
bastones rituales............  [CDBP-SNPC]
................................  TAA database (2000-)
bastón ritual............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred]
..........................  TAA database (2000-)
godenstokken............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
god stick............  [VP]
....................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 06 August 2003
god sticks............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Barrow, Art and Life in Polynesia (1973) 166
.......................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 06 August 2003
.......................  Kaeppler, Oceanic Art (1997) 83, 329
Ritualstab............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.......................  Burtea, Das mandäische Fest der Schalttage (2005) 168
.......................  Colleyn, Bamana (2001) 249
.......................  Drexler, öko-Kosmologie (2009) 263
Ritualstäbe............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
whakapakoko............  [VP]
.......................  Kaeppler, Oceanic Art (1997) 83
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 60 August 2003
.......... Kaeppler, Oceanic Art (1997) 83, 329
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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