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ID: 300262977
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300262977

 

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

 

Note: Twinned brass images, one male, the other female, joined by a chain, usually around the neck. The edan serve as a main sculptural form of the Yoruba Ogboni secret society in Africa.
 
Terms:
edan (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
edan (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
edan (Portuguese-P,D,U,U)
edan (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
edan oshugbo (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
雙連像 (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
shuāng lián xiàng (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
shuang lian xiang (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
shuang lien hsiang (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
Edan (C,U,German-P,D,B)
Edan-Ogboni (C,U,German,UF,B)
Ogboni (C,U,Spanish,AD,U,SN)

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 edan
................................ edan (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 黃銅雙人塑像,一男一女,以鍊條相連,通常掛於頸部,為非洲約魯巴人的祕密會社「司獄會」,所採用主要雕刻形式。 
Dutch ..... Te gebruiken voor een paar koperen beeldjes, één mannelijk en één vrouwelijk, verbonden met een ketting, gewoonlijk rond de nek. De edan zijn een belangrijke beeldhouwvorm voor het geheime Afrikaanse genootschap Yoruba Ogboni. 
German ..... Zwillingsbilder aus Messing, eines männlich, eines weiblich, die durch eine Kette, meist um den Hals, zusammen gehalten werden. Der Edan stellt die Hauptskulpturform der Yoruba Ogboni, einer geheimen Verbindung in Afrika, dar.  
Portuguese ..... Imagens em latão duplas, um masculina e outra feminina, unidas por um corrente, geralmente no pescoço. O edan serve como uma forma escultural principal da sociedade secreta Iorubá Ogboni na África. 
Spanish ..... Úsese para imágenes gemelas de latón, una masculina y la otra femenina, unidas por una cadena, usualmente alrededor del cuello. El edan sirve como una forma escultórica principal de la sociedad secreta Yoruba llamada Ogboni en África. 

Sources and Contributors:
雙連像............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
...........  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
edan............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred, VP-intern Preferred]
...........  AAT-Ned (1994-)
...........  Africa (1928-) 30/4: 366
...........  African Arts (1967-) 4/2: 48, Roache, L. E. "Psychological attributes of the Ogboni edan"
...........  Black Gods and Kings (1971) Thompson, Robert Farris "Earth and Execution"
...........  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 8/98
...........  Culture and Development in Africa (1990) 77, Lieber, Jack "The Yoruba Village: Cultural Perspectives"
...........  Fagg, Yoruba (1982) illustration, 186
...........  Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia da Universidade de São Paulo (2021-) "accession number: 76/2.17(ab)", accessed on 19 April 2021
...........  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
...........  Ribeiro Junior; Salum. Estudo estilístico e iconográfico das esculturas edan do acervo do MAE-USP (2003) 228
...........  TAA database (2000-)
Edan............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
...........  Dobbelmann, Der Ogboni-Geheimbund (1976) 124
...........  Meyer, Das Fingierte Geschlecht (1999) 146
...........  Schädler, Afrikanische Kunst (1975) 70
Edan-Ogboni............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.......................  Dobbelmann, Der Ogboni-Geheimbund (1976) 124
edan oshugbo............  [VP]
.......................  Fagg, Yoruba (1982) illustration, 186
Ogboni............  [CDBP-SNPC]
.................  Gillon, Breve historia del arte africano (1984) 250
shuang lian xiang............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
shuāng lián xiàng............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
shuang lien hsiang............  [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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