Fourth Week of Notes
Fourth Week of Notes ARTH 3353
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Date Created: 09/20/15
Monday Notes 91415 Mythical Subjects Wrinkle Face Supernatural deity Wrinkle face is wideeyed has fangs and possibly looks like he could be a Shaman In this demonstration it is using the hierarchy of scale meaning that the bigger a person it portrayed or drawn the more important they were hence why Wrinkle Face is portrayed bigger than the other people Wrinkle Face In this part he is depicted as a supernatural boatman He is transporting a prisoner He is riding on a vicious sort of animal shark and once again he is made to look bigger than the prisoner to highlight his importance He s got fangs wrinkles diadem The warrior narrative The point is to take your opponent as a prisoner and not to kill them at the moment Begins with ritual combat all hand to hand one to one an even combat Their primary weapon is a war club which they use to harm their opponent and take them as prisoners Primary means of taking them prisoners is by hitting them in the face Evidence shows that they kept the prisoners around for a while Even allowed them to heal for a little bit before they were sacrificed to the gods Wednesday Notes 91615 When females come out in Moche art they re always portrayed as witches Curanderas or sexually pleasing a man Major sacrifices to the gods weren t always done by decapitating heads but sometimes they d also strap people to poles and let them die slowly or they would also smear sweet things on their faces and let animals insects etc peck at their faces and eat them alive There were four main participants in the sacrificial ceremonies Warrior Priest with a dog Bird Priest 0 Priestess Unknown Priest Archaeology Meets Imagery Sipan Tomb 1 Tomb of the warrior priest He was buried with a warrior t protect him in the afterlife dog female alpaca s pots gold lots of treasures Buried with four other tombs and people to help protect the warrior priest in the afterlife He was found with giant gauges Mosaic art He wore a peanut necklace half gold and half silver Friday Notes 91815 Tiwanaku Semisubterranean Temple It has a foreground with Kalasassaya beyond It was has sculpted heads embedded into the walls Kalasassaya They were standing stones that were astronomically oriented The standing stones were said to have been made covered in gold extremely shiny Akapana Was a sacrificial site Sculptures Bennett Monolith sense of incredible consistent aesthetic of the site Very rectilinear and blocklike Holds a cup used by Shamans to drink alcohol and he also holds a snuff tray in which they would take potent seeds hallucinogens and pulverize them so they could ingest them Ponce Monolith Looks a lot like Bennett Monolith but is newer than It is about 7 feet long and extremely rectilinear as well Visual symmetry and equilibrium Snuff trays Was an elaborate rectangular tray with beautiful designs from which they would pulverize seeds and ingest them as drugs
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