Erotic sumerian plaques
17 Jan That the erotic clay plaques were found in temples, graves and in ancient Sumerian and Babylonian art and literature, particularly in the.
Erotic Sumerian plaque, BC. Woman depicted might be during a sacred prostitution. Ishtar, the goddess of love, was a patrone of prostitute and beer.
YOU ARE HERE:>>REAL or FAKE>>Fake erotic Old Babylonian plaques. When they were drinking, Sumerian's apparently toasted each other with the.
Description:I hope to discuss why and how sexuality and constructions of gender are always culturally specific, geographically located and historically contingent matter. The universalism that derives from the Western humanist tradition, on the other hand, determines its own particular trans-historical ideals and marginalizes "other sexualities". The case study I wanted to bring to the floor are the corpus of terracotta plaques and figurines from Old Babylonian Mesopotamia about which Michelle will tell us throws in a curious dilemma for us: What does that say about our own modern notions of sexuality today? Another important issue for us to address is the nature of pictorial representation itself.