Assignment 2 - Mary Weismantels Moche Sex Pots assignment...

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Unformatted text preview: Mary Weismantels Moche Sex Pots assignment Jean Sebastien Pourcelot It often occurs that when someone is trying to force certain evidence to match with a set conclusion that frameworks are turned to in order for it to fit with the argument. However these frameworks are not necessarily true thus the arguments are based in a false notion and Mary Weismantels Moche Sex Pots is an example of this. Most of Weismantels argument regarding the sex pots and social class is based on the notion that the Moche had a divided society (elites and commoners). However there is evidence that these sex pots were not particularly directed to one social class rather commoners and elites had access to these ceramics; this fact hurts Weismantels argument severely. Weismantels main argument to evidence that these sex pots were strictly made for the elite was because sex to them was not only seen as a mean for reproduction rather it was to produce heirs with predisposed material and political resources (or...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARTH 261 taught by Professor Cohodas during the Spring '08 term at The University of British Columbia.

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Assignment 2 - Mary Weismantels Moche Sex Pots assignment...

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