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Originally posted by Gazrok
they just wanted to make their rulers seem larger than life...
Originally posted by Kano
Erm, by similar logic is it not possible that people of the future would think that America was ruled by an enourmous robed woman holding a book and a torch?
Originally posted by FreeMason
No but Kano, the difference lies completely in Summerian mythology, where they worked for their gods
Originally posted by Byrd
UP, most of the ancient people of that area made the image of the king 3-20 times larger than the rest of the people when they were depicting an event.
Originally posted by ByrdEven the royal statues at Karnak show the Pharoah's children very small