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Unformatted text preview: mounds. Goods like obsidian and jade, indicates trade with other regions. Went to great lengths to obtain precious stone. Imported tons of basalt stone to create complexes. Little locally abundant stone. Natural shape to the mound, replicates the natural form the mountain. Sat atop platform. Reculiniarly disposed forms. Raised temples to elevate the function of worship. Imitation of a mountain. Great Pyramid, Ball Court Geoglyph, Nazca Plain, Peru, ca AD 500 Lines constructed in the Nazca plain, collection of geoglyphs. System of straight lines, some parallel and geometric shapes. Only discovered after first aerial flights were taken over the area. Figure representations of different animals, monkeys, birds, hands, insects, flowers, trees. Serpent Mound of the Adena, Adams County, Ohio, ca 800 BC on Epigee mound because it is in the form of an animal. Following natural lie of the land. Located on plateau overlooking a creek. Believed to look like the curved look of the snake....
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This note was uploaded on 10/30/2008 for the course ARCH 350 taught by Professor Iarocci during the Fall '08 term at University of Washington.
- Fall '08