this assignment is about Mesopotamia and Egypt. Some of these cultures lasted centuries, others such as Egypt lasted millennia. The goal of this prompt is to dig deeper into the power of religion and visual representations of power from rulers on human culture.
The themes of religion and power dominate artwork from this era of art history. What is the IMPORTANCE of these themes relative to the civilizations at the time How do these themes manifest themselves in works of art Choose one culture (Sumerian, Babylonian, Assyrian, Egyptian, etc) and support your answer to that one culture describing specific artifacts.
The goal here is an analysis of a single artifact in support of the theme. Be sure to review week 1’s material on writing about art to help you with structuring a response.
Please remember to use MLA format when organizing your response. This means proper in-text citations, captions for images, and references for any work that is cited in-text.