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The mind contemplating upon the body becomes the body itself, and then enmeshed in it, is afflicted by it. Human life cannot be seen as an object to do with as we please, but as the most sacred and inviolable earthly reality. Malleable metals allowed creations limited only by human imagination and so the invention of a far wider range of implements, tools and instruments than could be made with wood and bone. The artistic skill involved in the statue and in the seal below is extraordinary for c. 2500 BCE.

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Publisher: Polity; 1 edition (August 6, 2004)

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