The cave art of the Cro Magnons featured multi-colored paintings of animals such as bison, cattle as well as mammoths. Also included are geometric figures as well as female paintings. The animals themselves appeared to be pierced with spears in a ritualistic way. To me the most plausible reason for these paintings is that the hunters believed this would bring them luck during their hunt which is seen in many cultures so It seems plausible that this would be the purpose for the paintings.
After reading the Epic of Gilgamesh is seems that his conclusion on the purpose of life is finding balance between the eternal life and the mortal one which I would agree. Faith is not a bad thing but when we fail to adapt to the real world we end up hurting ourselves, in order to fulfil are spiritual goals sometimes requires us to come to terms of our mortal attributes and shortcomings.
The huge and impressive monuments show us that ancient Egypt valued science and math for without these skills the impressive feats achieved in constructing these marvels would be impossible. Also it shows the Egyptians love for …show more content…
When looking at Mesopotamia artwork such as the Statues of Gudea we see neutral color instead of the vibrant colors shown in Egyptian work like the bust of Nefertiti. One common trait is the both societies used scale to show importance within the hierarchy, however you would notice that women in Mesopotamia are much smaller in scale than in Egyptian art due to ancient Egypt’s view of a certain equality between men and women. In the painting of Nefertiti you can see that she is represented in a vibrant and grandiose light due to her high ranking within society. Its difficult to find a Mesopotamia art that features women as the main subject within the art. While both societies share similarities their art does reveal a certain gap between