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    Horns" on Michelangelo's Moses scuplture

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    1. What do the "Horns" on Michelangelo's Moses scuplture for the Medici monument now located in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli symblize?

    2. In the paintings of the renassiance many artist show there figures pointing upwards what is the significance?

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    1. What do the "Horns" on Michelangelo's Moses scuplture for the Medici monument now located in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli symblize?

    The statue depicts Moses at an important moment in his life. Moses has come down from mount Sinai, and brought to his people the Ten Commandments. The Hebrew bible describes that the skin of the face of Moses radiated (in Hebrew : karan) . However the depiction of this in sculpture would have meant the defacing of Moses' face and depiction of stone rays instead of facial features. Michelangelo uses the other ...

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    The expert determines what the "Horns" on Michelangelo's Mises scuplture for the Medici monuments now located in the church of San Pietro in Vincoli symblize. How many artists show there figures pointing upwards and the significance is determined.

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