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Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural events, like thunderstorms and earthquakes, have a discrete spirit and conscious life
means submission to the will of Allah
a style of Mexican metal jewelry design
A series of rulers from the same family
ritual specialists who have mastered a technique for reading signs that communicate the will of the divinities
a lightweight, easily stretched fabric made from the cocoons spun by silkworms
the sacred writings of Islam revealed by God to the prophet Muhammad during his life at Mecca and Medina
the four who Muhammad chose to become successors of the Islamic community when he died
living beings who attained the level of Buddha status
the process of making patterns of scars on the body
the finest material in making clay
abstract geometric designs used in most Islamic motifs which is based on leaves, tendrils, and flowers
a 16th century architectural style popular in Mexico, inspired by a style of silver smiths
yellow soil blown from the deserts from the northern part of China used to make clay
statuettes that give substance to invisible spiritual intermediaries
a tall tower from which a call to worship was given
art made by mixing glass paste with metallic compounds which provide color; this can be done on ceramic or metal objects
a stylized pattern in Chinese art that featured bulging eyes on sculpture
this sculptural facade demonstrates the directions of prayer for all Muslims, which is to be faced toward the city of Mecca
stitching cut-out designs onto a larger piece of cloth
a stylized design in Chinese art which has intricate birds, coiled dragons, or elephants on its sculpture
a very hard stone, taking the colors of white or green
Mexican clothing made from the Maguey plant
influenced by Chinese pottery; it has typical blue and white color pallet
group of Mexican musicians consisting of two violins, two guitars, and often a pair of trumpets
Termed "The Three Ways," what are the 3 most common religions found throughout Chinese culture?
Taoism, Confucianism, Buddhism
What is the name for an Islamic place of worship?
There are 2 ways of bronze casting; name both.
Taotie Motif and Zhou Motif
Who created the Forbidden City?
There are two Islamic cultural groups that disagree with who should have legitimate authority for leading the Islamic world-name both.
Sunni and Shi'ite
What 2 cultures in art history influenced Islamic art?
Byzantine and Sassanian
The dragon is the symbol of what culture?
Which culture celebrates the festival dedicated to the goddess Mictecacihuatl (Lady of the Dead)?
Mexico (the Aztecs)
Chinese opera performers face colors gives clues to their character; red symbolizes what?
The Taj Mahal is from which culture?
Which culture is considered to have the longest existing cultural tradition?
Aztec, Toltec, and Mayan cultures are part of what larger culture?
Which culture has a pilgrimage to the Ka'bah Shrine?
Which culture's religion closely identifies with the jaguar cat?
Which cultures religion is monotheistic, or believing in one god?
Which culture discusses the concepts of Funshui and Ying and Yang?
Which culture has a Guatalupa Festival?
Explain the religious similarities between African and Mexican religious art and culture.
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