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ID: 300264810
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300264810

 

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

 

Note: Highly stylized anthropomorphic carved sculptures constructed from flat boards and decorated with red, black, and white paint. These figures were used to display trophy skulls within the men's ceremonial houses, on the south coast of New Guinea. The sculptures are depictions of important ancestors or founders of a clan.
 
Terms:
agiba (statues) (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,PN)
agiba (statues) (local language-P,D,U,PN)
agiba (beelden) (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
agiba (estátuas) (Portuguese-P,D,L,U)
agiba (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
skull idols (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
skull racks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
skull hooks (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
祖像頭骨鉤 (雕塑) (C,U,Chinese (traditional)-P,D,U,U)
zǔ xiàng tóu gǔ gōu (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Hanyu Pinyin)-P,UF,U,U)
zu xiang tou gu gou (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Pinyin without tones)-P,UF,U,U)
tsu hsiang t'ou ku kou (C,U,Chinese (transliterated Wade-Giles)-P,UF,U,U)
Agibas (C,U,German,D,PN)
Agiba (C,U,German-P,AD,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 statues
............................ statues (G)
Hierarchy of agiba (statues)
................................ agiba (statues) (G)

Additional Notes:
Chinese (traditional) ..... 高度風格化擬人雕塑,利用扁平板塊刻成,並以紅、黑和白色顏料裝飾。雕像描摹的是氏族始祖或重要先祖,為新幾內亞南岸部族,用於男性儀式聖所,展示做為戰利品的頭骨。 
Dutch ..... Sterk gestileerde antropomorfe beeldgesneden sculpturen, vervaardigd uit vlakke planken en gedecoreerd met rode, zwarte en witte verf. Deze figuren werden aan de zuidkust van Nieuw-Guinea gebruikt voor het tonen van schedeltrofeeën in de ceremoniële huizen van de mannen. De sculpturen beelden belangrijke voorouders of stichters van een geslacht af. 
German ..... Hochgradig stilisierte anthropomorphe Schnitz-Skulptur, die aus flachen Brettern gefertigt und mit roter, schwarzer und weißer Farbe bemalt wird. Die Figur stellt Trophäen-Schädel im Innern von Kultgebäuden an der Südküste Neu Guineas dar. Die Skulptur porträtiert wichtige Vorfahren oder Gründer eines Clans. 
Portuguese ..... Esculturas antropomórficas esculpidas e altamente estilizadas, construídas em tábuas planas e decoradas com tintas vermelha, preta e branca. Essas figuras eram usadas para exibir crânios troféus dentro de casas cerimoniais de homens, na costa sul da Nova Guiné. As esculturas são representações de antepassados importantes ou de fundadores de um clã. 
Spanish ..... Esculturas antropomorfas talladas, muy estilizadas, construídas de tablas planas y decoradas con pintura roja, negra y blanca. Estas figuras fueron usadas para exhibir cráneos trofeos en las casas ceremoniales de los hombres en la costa sur de Nueva Guinea. Las esculturas tienen representaciones de antecesores importantes o fundadores de un clan.  

Sources and Contributors:
祖像頭骨鉤 (雕塑)............  [AS-Academia Sinica Preferred]
.......................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
agiba (statues)............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred, VP-intern Preferred]
.............................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
.............................  Campbell. The Metropolitan Museum of Art (2012) 152
.............................  Grove Dictionary of Art online (1999-2002) accessed 07 August 2003; accessed on 25 May 2021
.............................  Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) accessed 07 August 2003
.............................  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
.............................  San Antonio Museum of Art [online] (2003) accessed 07 August 2003
.............................  TAA database (2000-)
Agiba............  [IfM-SMB-PK Preferred]
..............  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
..............  Zeitschrift für Ethnologie (1869-) 65/66:177
..............  Zerries, Das Schwirrholz (19429 220
Agibas............  [IfM-SMB-PK]
.................  AAT-Deutsch (2012-)
skull hooks............  [VP]
.......................  Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) accessed 07 August 2003
skull idols............  [VP]
.......................  San Antonio Museum of Art [online] (2003) accessed 07 August 2003
skull racks............  [VP]
.......................  San Antonio Museum of Art [online] (2003) accessed 07 August 2003
tsu hsiang t'ou ku kou............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
.........................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
zu xiang tou gu gou............  [AS-Academia Sinica]
...................................  AS-Academia Sinica data (2014-)
zǔ xiàng tóu gǔ gōu............  [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]
.......... Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) accessed 07 August 2003
.......... San Antonio Museum of Art [online] (2003) accessed 07 August 2003
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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