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ID: 300400613
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300400613

 

Record Type: concept
double axes (ceremonial axes, ceremonial weapons, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Prehistoric shaft-hole axes with symmetric cutting edges at each side of the shaft. Found in stone, copper and bronze. The double axe was a common religious symbol in Minoan Crete and was also used as a votive object.
 
Terms:
double axes (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
double axe (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
axes, double (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
dubbele bijlen (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)
dubbele bijl (C,U,Dutch,AD,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TK

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name)
........ Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of weapons
............ weapons (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial weapons
................ ceremonial weapons (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial axes
.................... ceremonial axes (G)
Hierarchy of double axes
........................ double axes (P,U)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Prehistorische bijl met schachtgat met een symmetrisch snijblad aan elke kant daarvan. Zowel in steen, koper of brons teruggevonden. In de Mino├»sche beschaving was het een veelvoorkomend religieus symbool en werd het ook als votief object gebruikt. 

Sources and Contributors:
axes, double............  [VP]
.......................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
double axe............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......................  Darvill, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)
double axes............  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP Preferred]
.......................  Darvill, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)
.......................  Palaeohistoria [journal] (1951-) 37/38 : 169
.......................  Schmidt and Burgess, The Axes of Scotland and Northern England (1981) 69
dubbele bijl............  [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......................  PACTOLS thesaurus
.......................  Woordenboek Archeologische Termen
dubbele bijlen............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  PACTOLS thesaurus
.............................  Woordenboek Archeologische Termen
 
Subject: .....  [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
.......... Darvill, Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2008)
.......... Schmidt and Burgess, The Axes of Scotland and Northern England (1981)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... PACTOLS thesaurus
.......... Woordenboek Archeologische Termen

 

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