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ID: 300257101
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300257101

 

Record Type: concept
nomoli (figurines, <sculpture by subject type>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Small sculptures, usually of soapstone or steatite, of humans, animals, or monsters, generally three inches to six inches high, from Sierra Leone, Guinea, and Liberia, West Africa, and of unknown date, probably the 7th to the 14th century; may have been ancestor figures, but now used as spirit representations.
 
Terms:
nomoli (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
nomoli (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
nomoli (Portuguese-P,D,U,U)
nomoli (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
nomori (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
numori (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
諾莫里 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U)
nuò mò lǐ (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U)
nuo mo li (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U)
no mo li (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U)
Nomoli (C,U,German-P,D,B)
Nomori (C,U,German,UF,B)

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 subject type>
........................ <sculpture by subject type> (G)
Hierarchy of figurines
............................ figurines (G)
Hierarchy of nomoli
................................ nomoli (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 皂石或塊滑石製的小型雕像,一般三到六英寸高,為人類、動物或怪物造型,見於西非、獅子山、幾內亞和賴比瑞亞。製作時間不明,推測約在七至十四世紀之間;可能是昔日先人的雕像,現在則當成神靈的象徵物。 
Dutch ..... Kleine beeldhouwwerken, meestal van zeepsteen of steatiet, voorstellend mensen, dieren of monsters, meestal 7 tot 15 centimeter hoog en afkomstig uit Sierra Leone, Guinea en Liberia, West-Afrika, en van onbekende datum, waarschijnlijk uit de 7e tot 14e eeuw; kunnen voorvaderlijke figuren zijn geweest, maar worden nu als geestvoorstellingen gebruikt. 
German ..... Kleine Skulptur, meist aus Speckstein oder Steatit, stellt Menschen, Tiere oder Monster dar, meist drei bis sechs Inches (7,62 cm bis 15,24 cm) hoch, aus Sierra Leone, Guinea und Liberia (West-Afrika) und mit unsicherer Datierung, wahrscheinlich 7. bis 14. Jahrhundert, kann Vorfahrenfigur genutzt worden sein, wird aber heute als Geistdarstellung verwendet. 
Portuguese ..... Esculturas pequenas de humanos, animais ou monstros, geralmente feitas de pedra-sabão ou esteatita, que medem aproximadamente entre 7,5 cm e 15,5 cm de altura, da Serra Leoa, Guiné e Libéria, Oeste da África, e com data desconhecida, provavelmente dos séculos VII ao XIV; podem ter sido figuras ancestrais, mas agora são usadas como representantes de espíritos. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para pequeñas esculturas, usualmente de saponita o esteatita, de humanos, animales o monstruos, generalmente de 7,6 centímetros a 15,3 centímetros de alto, de Sierra Leona, Guinea y Liberia, África Occidental y fecha desconocida, probablemente del siglo VII al XIV; pueden haber sido figuras de ancestros, pero hoy en día se usan como representaciones de ancestros. 

Sources and Contributors:
諾莫里............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
nomoli............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred, VP-intern Preferred]
.................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.................  Allison, African Stone Sculpture (1968) illustration, 36
.................  Contributed as a candidate term AFRART - May 1995
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 119
.................  Journal of African History (1960-) illustration, 1/3: 303
.................  Oxford Companion to Art (1984)
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
.................  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
.................  Rodriques. Do livro para o marfim (2018) 454
.................  Rodriques. Do livro para o marfim (2018) 229
.................  Willett, Arte Africano (1999) 96
Nomoli............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
.................  Schmalenbach und Castelli, Afrikanische Kunst (1988) 97
.................  Theile, Aussereuropäische Kunst von den Anfängen bis heute (1956) 42
.................  Thiel, Was sind Fetische? (1986) 96
no mo li............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
nomori............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
Nomori............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  Theile, Aussereuropäische Kunst von den Anfängen bis heute (1956) 42
numori............  [VP]
.................  Oxford English Dictionary (1989)
nuo mo li............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
....................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
nuò mò lǐ............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
....................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
 
Subject: .....  [AS-Academia Sinica, CDBP-SNPC, IfM-SMB-PK, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP, VP-intern]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
............  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Legacy AAT data
Chinese (traditional) .......... [AS-Academia Sinica]
.......... AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
German .......... [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......... IfM Berlin
Portuguese .......... [VP-intern]
.......... Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
Spanish .......... [CDBP-SNPC]
.......... TAA database (2000-)

 

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