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Art appreciation 1301Miriam CassiusSocial Responsibility essayI visited the Dallas Museum of Art virtually. I love visiting museums but it is definitelyhard to do it virtually. FInding the art was still fun and exciting! I chose aCeremonial mask.Ichose this artwork because it matched the right dates for the project. In addition it had a creepylook to it which attracted my eyes toward it. I would like to learn why this mask was important toSican culture. I think it represents some sort of god.This artwork is from Sican culture. They were also called theLambayeque Culturebecause they dwelled in the north coast.There is not much known about them as they lived longago.The Sican culture thrived from 700 - 1300 CE.(Dma.org)The culture was very crafty. They made ceramic style iconology, the Sicans are best known forthe black - finishes ceramics.They are known for big discoveries in gold objects. Some of thisartwork resembled the previous gods features. They had a really good economy, they hadreligious theories that were influential. The Sican culture ran on a hierarchical religion. Theybelieved in physical gods. Some of them were

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P mac Forest Historical Sanctuary, Izumi Shimada, Sican culture, Lambayeque culture

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