Week Two ARTS216

Week 2 Prompt:

1. Many examples of prehistoric art and architecture express relationships between the living and the dead. Discuss how this theme is evoked (ie: comes up) in a specific work of art/architecture from this weeks learning and discuss why you think this theme was so important to the the people of the time.

Reflect further on how your own cultural experiences, beliefs and the ways our society interacts with the relationship between the living and dead.  Do these aspects influence your thoughts on the works in the reading from the week?
2. Choose either the Jericho-Skulls, The Ziggurat of Ur, or “The Epic of Gilgamesh” to conduct outside research on.  Discussing 2-3 interesting aspects you found about what you studied. Cite your sources. Include images!

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