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Using proper English and clearly explained ideas, identify the following points for each of the following works of art or architecture: There are 6 works in all. 1. Society of Origin 2. Materials to Construct 3. Purpose or Meaning of the artwork. Votive Figures 1. Abu Temple, Tell Asmar, Iraq (Mesopotamia) 2. Soft stone, alabaster and marble 3. Some represent the Gods, but most ae devotional figures that represent the townspeople of Tell Asmar in the act of worshiping their local deities. The larger figures may be priests, and the smaller figures, laypersons. Their large eyes, inlaid with shell, lapis lazuli, and black limestone, convey the impression of dread and awe, visual testimony to the sense of human apprehension in the face of divine power. These images express the insecurity of a people whose vulnerability was an ever-present fact of life.
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The Ark of the Covenant Mosaic 1. Hebrew 2. Acacia wood 3. To hold the word of God on the two tablets that Moses brought down from the mountains that God had given him.
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