Religion Adelaide

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Religion Adelaide

  1. 1. Religious Practice of the Indus Civilisation
  2. 2. Evidence:-The Great Bath- Interpretations :The Great Bath was actually used remains a mystery. It has been suggested that it was a place for ritual bathing, or religious ceremonies. How Big? : The Bath is 12 metres long , 7 metres wide and reaches a depth of 2.4 metres
  3. 3. Interpretation :It probably represents a person of very high rank judging from the elaborate clothing and ornamentation. Evidence: The Priest King Why is he so important? Ans :Because his the one who knows all the god-language And his the one who conducts the ceremony of the great bath.
  4. 4. Evidence: - Painted burial pottery- Interpretation :The lid and ring stand with this vessel were also covered with an overslip. This tall jar was located at the foot of the burial pit for burial 148a. Material: terra cotta . Dimensions: jar - 62.8 cm height, 32.4 cm dia.; lid - 8.9 cm height, 28.2 cm dia.
  5. 5. Evidence: Terracotta Figurine What was it used for? : Connected with religious beliefs, representations of people or animals in those cities. Interpretations: This shows that the people have strong religious beliefs in the terracotta figurine.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Evidence: shell ladle </li></ul><ul><li>What was it used for?: used in special rituals for dispensing sacred liquids such as water or oil. </li></ul><ul><li>What was it made of?: marine shell, Chicoreus ramosus </li></ul><ul><li>Interpretation: this object was included with the burial goods shows that it must have an important role in the after life or perhaps it could not be passed on to others due to its strong personal association with the dead. </li></ul>
  7. 7. 1 <ul><li>Evidence : Seal showing a deity with horned headdress and bangles on both arms, standing in a pipal tree and looking down on a kneeling worshiper. </li></ul><ul><li>What is it made of? : fired tan steatite with traces of glaze </li></ul><ul><li>What does it represent? :it represent a special ritual sacrifice to a deity with seven figures in procession. </li></ul>
  8. 8. CREDITS: ADELAIDE (1) CHLOE (8) AMIRUL (31) 1D

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