Unformatted text preview: 15m in height • Holes on the side called weeper holes were probably drainage holes • Top level of the ziggurat is the palace or king with numerous retainers who were dependant on the team, the king had a very close relationship with the temple, however we don’t know the actual relationship between kingship and priesthood • Statues or votives were found in the center of a room a votive is a gift to the god • Votives were made of alabaster, calcite or limestone • Art outside of ritual context is not something that is apart of the consciousness of the people • The details of the statues suggest rank in life • These statues are a very standard form of display and are stylistic similar for thousands of years • The angular quality gives the statue a sense of permanence divinity. • Ungal- king...
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This note was uploaded on 03/22/2009 for the course CLAR 120 taught by Professor Haggis during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08