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ID: 300393251
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300393251

 

Record Type: concept
larrakitj (funerary sculpture, <sculpture by function>, ... Visual and Verbal Communication (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Hollow wooden memorial poles that were used by the ancient Yolngu peoples of Central and Eastern Arnhem Land to store the bones of the deceased during mortuary ceremonies. Modern artists produce new larrakitj to educate Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Larrikitj are often painted with designs and symbols representing clans or relationships.
 
Terms:
larrakitj (preferred,C,U,English-P,UF,L,B)
larrakitj (Portuguese-P,D,L,B)
larrakitj (Dutch-P,D,U,U)
larrakitj (Australian native language-P,UF,U,B)
larrikitj (C,U,English,UF,L,B)
larrikitj (Australian native language,UF,U,B)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.VC

Hierarchical Position:

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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 function>
........................ <sculpture by function> (G)
Hierarchy of funerary sculpture
............................ funerary sculpture (G)
Hierarchy of larrakitj
................................ larrakitj (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Holle houten gedenkpalen die werden gebruikt door de oude Yolngu-volkeren van centraal en oostelijk Arnhemland om de beenderen van de overledene te bewaren tijdens begrafenisceremonies. Moderne kunstenaars maken nieuwe larrakitj voor de educatie van de inheemse en niet-inheemse bevolking. Larrikitj worden vaak beschilderd met ontwerpen en symbolen die clans of relaties voorstellen. 
Portuguese ..... Mastros memoriais de madeira oca que eram usados por povos Yolngu antigos da parte central e leste da Terra de Arnhem para guardar ossos de falecidos durante cerimônias mortuárias. Artistas modernos produzem novos larrakitj para educar povos indígenas e não indígenas. Larrikitj são frequentemente pintados com desenhos e símbolos que representam clãs ou relacionamentos. 

Related concepts:
contextualized in ....  memorial services
................................  (cultural ceremonies, ceremonies, ... Events (hierarchy name)) [300379015]
made of/require ....  wood (plant material)
............................  (<wood and wood by product>, plant material, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300011914]

Sources and Contributors:
larrakitj............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred, VP Preferred, VP-intern Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
....................  Brody, Larrakitj: Kerry Stokes Collection (2011) 1
....................  Healy. Do trabalho de campo ao arquivo digital (2004) 81
....................  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
....................  Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 34
....................  Rothwell, Poles of Yolngu Life, The Australian (2012) accessed 22 October 2014
....................  UvA Talen
larrikitj............  [VP]
....................  Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 34
 
Subject: .....  [VP, VP-intern]
............  Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Brody, Larrakitj: Kerry Stokes Collection (2011) 1
.......... Radford, Collection Highlights: National Gallery of Australia, Canberra (2014) 34
.......... Rothwell, Poles of Yolngu Life, The Australian (2012) accessed 22 October 2014
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)
.......... UvA Talen
Portuguese .......... [VP-intern]
.......... Portuguese Translation Intern Project (2020-)

 

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