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Soul Towers like the one in Defiance Bay are architecturally similar to the desert temple image


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Hi y'all!

 

I just realized something pretty obvious:

 

You recall those soul-containing towers of yore, like the one in Defiance Bay in the Undying Heritage quest line?

 

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Well, the ornaments on soul container are in many ways quite similar to the architectural design of this...

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It just makes me want to visit that temple even more!

 

Discuss!


Edited by IndiraLightfoot, 26 January 2017 - 10:03 AM.

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I see that, wonder if this is coincidence or if there is a lore connection.


Edited by floredon, 26 January 2017 - 11:49 AM.


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I'm not convinced on that by this picture, the towers look like minarets that are a staple of Middle Eastern architecture.

 

https://fig-images.i...966e3b967609da0

 

This one, however...


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I'm with Ashen on this one, the similarity is way off my dear Indira. But probably there is some adra involved (the tiles).



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Hmm, I'm fixated on those ornaments. Also, look at that minor support down in the right hand corner, those are the same leaf patterns which we see on the temple below.

Then we have the flower-like pattern to the right of the soul tower on the floor, with two bulging leaves and one long stem with a circular flower - rather similar to what's repeated on that temple.

I'd hazard a guess and say they are about as old and culturally related, if not the same.



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Kana Rua's personal quest suggests a connection between the amaua and the ancient engwithans.


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