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ID: 300445517
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300445517

 

Record Type: concept
topilli (ceremonial staffs, ceremonial weapons, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Ceremonial staffs associated with power. They symbolized the taking of command or the transfer of an office from one person to another in Mexico in the postclassic period, and their use has continued through the colonial period into the present day.
 
Terms:
topilli (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,B)
topilli (Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl,UF,U)
topilli (Classical Nahuatl-P,D,U,B)
bastón de mando (C,U,Spanish,UF,U,N)
cuatopilli (C,U,undetermined,UF,U)
staff of office (C,U,English,UF,L,B)
topil (C,U,Spanish,UF,U)

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name)
........ Weapons and Ammunition (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of weapons
............ weapons (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial weapons
................ ceremonial weapons (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial staffs
.................... ceremonial staffs (G)
Hierarchy of topilli
........................ topilli (G)

Additional Notes:
Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl ..... Cuatopilli tlen ce campeca, monehpanoa ica ce tlanahuatilli. Quimanextiyaya quemman ce acahya quicuiyaya, quimacayayah zo quemman quipanoltiliyaya ce tlanahuatilli tlen ce acahya ipan Mexco central posclasico, huan quen motequihiyaya tlahuel huahcauhqui ipan periodo colonial azta naman. 
Spanish ..... Un bastón ceremonial asociado con el poder. Simbolizaban la toma de mando o el traspaso de un cargo de una persona a otra en el México central posclásico, y su uso perduró durante el período colonial hasta la actualidad. 

Sources and Contributors:
bastón de mando............  [GRI-FloCo]
.............................  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
cuatopilli............  [GRI-FloCo]
.......................  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
staff of office............  [GRI-FloCo]
.............................  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
topil............  [GRI-FloCo]
..............  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
topilli............  [GRI-FloCo Preferred]
.................  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
.................  Karttunen 1992 247
.................  Molina 1571 (2) 150r
.................  Simeon 1992 718
.................  Sullivan et al. 2016 553
.................  Wimmer 2020
 
Subject: .....  [GRI-FloCo, VP]
............  GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
 
Note:
English .......... [GRI-FloCo, VP]
.......... GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl .......... [GRI-FloCo]
.......... GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)
Spanish .......... [GRI-FloCo]
.......... GRI, FloCo terminology (2019-)

 

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