CLCV115Response10 - 1 Visited on March 16th 2 A The object...

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1) Visited on March 16 th 2) A. The object I had chosen is a small bronze figurine, about the dimensions of a notecard. This figurine is from Greece, and was sacrificed to the gods in exchange for a good omens, (such as a good crop season). In addition, it looks as though there was a lot of work put into the making of this bull due to the immense detail. B. This label describes this object specifically as a “Greek Votive Bull.” Furthermore, is a label describing the object as a symbolic offering, describing it as an alternative to live animal sacrifices. This bull was dedicated to Zeus at Zeus’ sanctuary in Greece, along with an inscription of the donors name on it. The label also says that those who are wealthier would offer more things made out of more precious metals such as bronze or marble. C. The two words I have looked up on the Oxford Classical Dictionary, are votive and
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