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10: Art and Ritual Life

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    • Identify and describe the different architectural forms that are used for diverse ritual purposes and those associated with specific religious groups
    • Recognize a variety of symbolic and functional components of architectural centers for worship, including building parts, auxiliary structures, and furniture, as well as to discuss its significance and uses
    • Identify and describe sculpture, paintings, and a variety of religious objects that are used to express beliefs, to teach religious doctrine, and to perform ritual acts
    • Recognize and discuss some of the specific forms of art associated with funerary and memorial functions in different belief systems

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