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ID: 300265006
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300265006

 

Record Type: concept
thymiateria (ceremonial containers, <containers by function or context>, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: A type of ancient Greek incense burner or small incense altar made of bronze, silver, or terracotta; the perfumed smoke of the incense would escape through decorative openings. Thymiateria were functional objects but may also have been placed in tombs as funerary offerings.
 
Terms:
thymiateria (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
thymiateria (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
thymiaterion (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)

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 thymiateria
........................ thymiateria (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 incense burners
.................... incense burners (G)
Hierarchy of thymiateria
........................ thymiateria (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Een oud-Grieks type wierookbranders of kleine wierookaltaars gemaakt van brons, zilver of terracotta; de geparfumeerde rook van de wierook ontsnapte door decoratieve openingen. Thymiateria waren functionele voorwerpen maar zijn misschien ook als offerandes in graftombes geplaatst. 

Sources and Contributors:
thymiateria............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-) accessed 7 June 2004
.......................  Grove Art Online (2003-2008) accessed 7 June 2004
thymiaterion............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-) accessed 7 June 2004
.......................  Weitzman, Age of Spirituality (1979)
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-) accessed 7 June 2004
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Getty Museum, Authority file (2003-) accessed 7 June 2004
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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