In Japanese tradition, sculptured pottery cylinders, modeled in human or animal figures, or in other forms, and placed in early (archaic) Japanese burial mounds (or "tumuli"). Human-figured haniwa figurines have generally been found in postdating the mid-5th century. Earlier tumuli tend to have non-human haniwa forms, such as canopies, shields, armor and houses. Many human-figured haniwa, including female shamans, dancers, people in full dress, warriors, farmers, harpists, and hawking men, have been found in the Kanto district. Burial styles changed as stone room tumuli became more common. Typically, several types of clay figurines would be arranged in front of the stone room, almost as if they were attendents at the burial.

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  • Haniwa — en forme de maison (ère Kofun) Les haniwa (埴輪, cylindres de terre cuite) sont des figurines funéraires japonaises. On les a retrouvés dans de nombreuses tombes de la période des kofun (古墳時代, kofun jidai, IIIe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Haniwa — in Hausform (Kofun Zeit) Die Haniwa (jap. 埴輪, dt. „Tonringe“) sind bis zu 1,50 m große japanische Grabfiguren aus unglasiertem Ton, die meist in der Technik Wasumi (oder Aufbautechnik) hergestellt wurden. Das heißt, dass zu ihrer Herstellung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • haniwa — ● haniwa nom masculin (mot japonais) Cylindre d argile fiché dans la terre autour des tumuli de la période des grandes sépultures (kofun) au Japon. (À partir du Ve s., ils sont surmontés de personnages, d animaux ou de modèles d architecture.)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Haniwa —   [japanisch »Tonringe«], aus rotem Ton gebrannte Grabbeigaben im frühgeschichtlichen Japan (Kofunzeit, 3. 6. Jahrhundert). Die frühesten Beispiele sind um 90 cm hohe Tonzylinder, aus denen mit der Zeit Menschen, Tiere, Häuser u. a. modelliert… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Haniwa — The nihongo|Haniwa|埴輪 are terra cotta clay figures which were made for ritual use and buried with the dead as funerary objects during the Kofun period (3rd to 6th century AD) of the history of Japan.During the Kofun period, a highly aristocratic… …   Wikipedia

  • Haniwa — Los Haniwa (埴輪, Haniwa?) son figuras de terracota que fueron elaboradas para su uso en rituales y enterradas como objetos funerarios durante el período Kofun de la historia de Japón, periodo durante el cual se desarrolló una clase aristócrata de… …   Wikipedia Español

  • haniwa — /hah nee wah /, n., pl. haniwa. any of the terra cotta models of people, animals, and houses from the Yayoi period of Japanese culture. [1965 70; < Japn, earlier faniwa, equiv. to fani red clay + wa wheel] * * * Terra cotta cylinders and… …   Universalium

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  • haniwa — noun plural Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Japanese Date: 1931 large hollow baked clay sculptures placed on ancient Japanese burial mounds …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Haniwa — Ha|ni|wa die (Plur.) <aus jap. ha niwa »Tonringe«> aus rotem Ton gebrannte Grabbeigaben im frühgeschichtlichen Japan …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

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