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Unformatted text preview: 3. How does the Stele of Naramsin convey the concept of imperial authority? 4. What do the cuneiform inscriptions on the Statue of Gudea refer to? 5. Why is the Stele of Hammurabi so significant? Who is Shamash? 6. The relief sculptures discovered at Persepolis were concerned with what themes? Style 1. Note where the Ishtar gate is located and why its details are so extraordinary. 2. Describe the imperial (palace) complex at Persepolis, Iran. What stylistic influences are evident at the imperial palace as evident in the column sculptures? Compare and Discuss 1. How do the sculptural themes in the Akkadian and Assyrian Empires differ from those in the Persian Empire? 2. What artistic styles emerge in the Persian Empire? Can you site specific examples as evidenced in the architectural and sculptural remains of Persepolis?...
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- Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Base Capital Citadel Column Crenellation Palace complex Pictographs Registers Shafts Stele Ziggurat Cuneiform Cone, Stele Ziggurat Cuneiform