All three civilizations were deeply religious. Their religious beliefs, while different, laid the groundwork for each civilization’s everyday life. The Cherokee, who were monotheistic, used their religious beliefs in their stories, ceremonies, and rituals. Everything from specific numbers to ordinary animals to specific trees and plants had its place in the Cherokee existence. For the Cherokee, everything had its proper place.
Abstract: This paper is a report on the findings of the geometry in Native American art. Many Native American tribes have mastered the art of weaving baskets, blankets, and pottery. All in which their inspiration is taken from geometric shapes and symmetries. One very important element in the creation of the geometric patterns in their art, are the numbers four and three. Many tribes consider the number four as showing completeness, thus translating it into their art.
Ancient Egyptian religion was a complex system of polytheistic beliefs and rituals which were an integral part of ancient Egyptian society. Ancient Egyptians worshiped and praised hundreds of gods and goddesses and were extremely devout in their beliefs. They were dedicated to their gods and worshipped daily in many ways. There were many Ancient Egyptian religious symbols depicted throughout Egypt. Many religious symbols were used as amulets of protection or were used to bring good fortune.
It is said to provide continuity for the Navajo people and is the source of all humans’ beings created and is the tie that binds everything together. Another key term is the Niiyaii, which is said to be the entities created. These entities are forms that do not take any particular structure in the Navajo culture, but they are present in everything in the world. Creation is a major term in the Navajo culture
In the past, most of their work were carvings in post and shrines, but now many masks have been their prime work of art. Elephant masks are often portrayed in their work. In both the Bamenda and Bamileke their work can represent the royalty of the grasslands . I have often stated that the Cameroon people construct royal art, but what exactly does that mean? Among the Cameroonians it is common to believe in a so called divine kingship .
The face is an important element in all cultures. It harbors all of the five senses: seeing, speaking, smelling, hearing, tasting. As a master of the senses the face plays a large role in art especially in that of the Dan ethos. In African Dan culture the face is a central theme in the tradition of masquerade. The approximate 35, 000 Dan peoples of Northern Liberia and Northern Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) employ artistic form and evoke spiritual association through masquerade ritual.
However everyone was buried with items of luxury. Preserving the body was one of many difficult problems the ancient Egyptians had to overcome. The ancient Egyptians had a strong belief in preparing for the afterlife. They used many different things to prepare for their funerals. "Such items included amulets, stelae, and the "Book of the Dead."
Religion is undoubtedly something that is incredibly important for many people. It at times serves as a source of comfort, a sense of purpose, or even a sense of belonging. Because of this, it has been a common origin of inspiration for many poets regardless of origin and time. Anne Bradstreet and Emily Dickinson are no exception. Both reference religious beliefs and God numerous times throughout their works, but they do so in different ways.
Various religions across the world employ several different concepts that non-believers often find very strange or difficult to grasp. There is however a concept that is universally understood and somewhat accepted by the vast majority of our contemporary society. This is of course the concept of an afterlife. The afterlife can be defined as a sort of state of being where the consciousness of an individual persists even after the physical death of the body. This concept plays a central role in nearly all religions that employ it and is sometimes dependent on the existence of a God.
It took lots of hard work and diligence in order to complete the pot. Greek pottery was typically made on a potter 's wheel. The potter’s wheel made separate horizontal sections; the foot, the lower and upper body, the neck, and if needed, the handles. All the sections were then combined together using a clay ‘slip’, after drying. This also made it easier to see the imprints of designs needed for the pot.