Unformatted text preview: life. Professor Hodder attempts to address both sides of the "goddess cult," but is not so supportive of the "goddess cult." He reminds Anita that, "Archaeologists tend to look at the data from a fairly narrow perspective, based on ethnographic or other archaeological research." Evidence supporting the "goddess cult" idea includes sculptures of enthroned women and that shrines and rooms for daily life were combined, emphasizing the importance of religion. Evidence against this idea includes that those sculptures found cannot be 100% proven they are women. Also, these sculptures have not been found in the same areas where shrines and rituals are thought to have taken place, giving them no direct connection to worshipping women....
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2010 for the course ANT 3 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at UC Davis.
- Fall '08