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Valene, I like that you mentioned that the men and women in sculptures were generally shown as young and fit. Often times, different gods and goddesses are shown as being eternally young and fit as well, supporting the idea that the pharaohs could be seen as descendants from the gods. With their emphasis on the fertility (seen in all their artwork that has ties back to the Nile), I wonder why we don’t see as many sculptures of more rounded women as we did in the Mesopotamian artwork.