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ID: 300419370
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300419370

 

Record Type: concept
iron coffins (coffins, funerary containers, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Coffins made of cast iron, particularly those that were manufactured in the early through mid-19th century in the United States, used to transport and preserve corpses. Usage declined after effective embalming became prevalent. The primary manufacturer was Almond Dunbar Fisk in Providence, Rhode Island.
 
Terms:
iron coffins (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
iron coffin (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
coffins, iron (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
metallic burial cases (C,U,English,UF,U,U)
metallic burial case (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 funerary containers
........................ funerary containers (G)
Hierarchy of coffins
............................ coffins (G)
Hierarchy of iron coffins
................................ iron coffins (G)

Sources and Contributors:
coffins, iron............  [VP]
..........................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
iron coffin............  [VP]
.......................  Mayer, Embalming: History (2011)
iron coffins............  [VP Preferred]
.......................  Manheim, The Bone Lady: Forensic Anthropologist (1999)
.......................  Mayer, Embalming: History (2011)
.......................  PBS [online] (2003-) "Secrets of the Dead: The Woman in the Iron Coffin," accessed 8 October 2018
metallic burial case............  [VP]
...................................  Colman, Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial (1997)
metallic burial cases............  [VP]
......................................  Colman, Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial (1997)
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Colman, Corpses, Coffins, and Crypts: A History of Burial (1997)
.......... Mayer, Embalming: History (2011)

 

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