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Native American burial ground has ancient stone statues

A tribal site in southern Idaho that contains hundreds of ancient stone figures has been identified as an ancient sacred site in a historic dig by archaeologists.A team led by anthropologist James A. Wilson of the University of Idaho has been excavating at the ancient Stone Circle site since 2000.Wilson said they found a small […]

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Greek sacred objects: ‘This is my world’: Sacred objects from ancient Greece that may be found in the modern world

“It’s a very beautiful object.I like to see how it was preserved, so I’ll take a picture and see what’s going on.I’ll see if I can get it on the internet.If I can find it on a museum or something, I’m willing to take a closer look.Theres a lot of good stuff, like the gold, […]

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Taoism’s sacred objects and the rise of modern sacred objects

A Chinese Taoist statue in the Forbidden City, a city in central Beijing, was restored by a group of volunteers who wanted to show respect to the city’s ancient buildings and sacred objects.The sculpture of a bull was stolen from the Great Wall of China in 1884 and is now at the center of a […]

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“I’d never go back to the church: I don’t believe in it anymore”

“When I was young, I believed in a religion that said ‘if you do, you’re going to heaven’ and that’s all I knew,” said one of the children’s father, who asked to be identified only by his first name, James.“But if I’m going to go to church, I’m not going to be here until the […]

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What does the Bible say about modern sacred objects?

What do the Bible says about modern Sacred Objects?What does modern sacred art say about ancient objects?What do modern sacred statues say about the afterlife?What are the implications of modern religious beliefs on ancient artifacts?This week we look at some of these questions and more, with the help of a group of scholars, archaeologists, and […]

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How to make a great, affordable modern sacred icon

The ancient world was rife with sacred objects.The most famous among them are the great wooden pillars of Phoenicia, the enormous bronze pillars of Pompeii, the stone sarcophagus of Pompey, the bronze statues of the Buddha and the statues of Jesus and Mary.All of these were made of wood, and many of them were intricately […]

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When Did the Bible Become an Artistic Art?

The Bible became an art form in ancient times.Ancient Greek and Roman art was influenced by painting, sculpture, and architecture.Modern artists, however, began to focus on the visual aspects of art as well.These artists were able to express their beliefs more easily than their predecessors, and it led to a rise in the importance of […]

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