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Miranda Jackovich

Cultures have been exchanging from each other for thousands of years. The influence amongst societies is a complex structure that is composed of many factors. Art is an output of humans that helps archaeologist track change within a civilization.‘The Oratory of Galla Placidia’ (425-426 CE) of Saint Lawrence have Roman pieces incorporated such as his toga and sandals to represent he was a Roman. ‘The Christian Catacombs’ in Rome are another example of a transitioning culture. The halo around Christs head is also adopted from the Romans. Just like any other culture, Christian and Jewish art is based off of ones before it. Economy, technology, settlement, trade, and social organization has a huge influence on how artforms evolve and transition into other and new cultures.