The Votive Statue of Gudea illustrates the Neo-Sumerian style of monumental mode

The Votive Statue of Gudea illustrates the Neo-Sumerian style of monumental mode

The Votive Statue of Gudea illustrates the Neo-Sumerian style of monumental models. This style was characterized by emphasizing realistic facial features and anatomically accurate numbers. It was also notable for its intricate and detailed busts. In addition, the Neo-Sumerian period was characterized by its use of monumental form, used to recognize autocrats and divinities, and frequently used as a form of votive immolation.

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