Iconography analysis of ornaments present under yoni spout at Watu Genuk Site, Kragilan, Mojosongo, Boyolali

Analisis ikonografi ragam hias di bawah cerat yoni di Situs Watu Genuk, Kragilan, Mojosongo, Boyolali

Authors

  • Muhammad Faiz Alumni of the Department of Archaeology, Faculty of Cultural Sciences, Universitas Gadjah Mada
DOI     10.30883/jba.v41i2.960

Keywords:

Ancient Java, yoni, Hindu, iconography, Boyolali

Abstract

Yoni at the Watu Genuk Site, Kragilan, Mojosongo, Boyolali is one of the many Hindu-Buddhist remains of the Ancient Java period found in Central Java. The yoni has ornaments located under the water spout in the form of anthropomorphic beaked figure, turtle, and snakes. This article discusses the meaning of yoni ornaments at the Watu Genuk Site through iconographic and comparative analysis with similar figures. The analysis results show that ornaments under the yoni water spout at the Watu Genuk Site is not only decorative, but also has meaning of representing Hindu mythology in Ādiparwa manuscripts such as Samudramanthana and Garudeya.

Abstrak

Yoni di Situs Watu Genuk, Kragilan, Mojosongo, Boyolali merupakan salah satu dari sekian banyak peninggalan masa Jawa Kuno bercorak Hindu-Buddha yang ada di Jawa Tengah. Yoni tersebut memiliki ragam hias di bagian bawah cerat berupa figur antropomorfik berparuh, kura-kura, dan ular. Artikel ini membahas makna dari ragam hias yoni di Situs Watu Genuk melalui analisis ikonografi dan perbandingan ragam hias yoni dengan figur yang serupa. Hasil analisis menunjukkan bahwa ragam hias di bawah cerat yoni di Situs Watu Genuk tidak hanya bersifat dekoratif, namun juga memiliki makna representasi mitologi Hindu yang tercantum dalam naskah Ādiparwa seperti Samudramanthana dan Garudeya.

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2021-11-30

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Faiz, M. (2021). Iconography analysis of ornaments present under yoni spout at Watu Genuk Site, Kragilan, Mojosongo, Boyolali. Berkala Arkeologi, 41(2), 195–214. https://doi.org/10.30883/jba.v41i2.960

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