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Before Enkidu is buried, Gilgamesh fattens oxen and sheep to be butchered and lays his best weapons from his armory on the burial bier.

This indicates

A

Gilgamesh’s crazed belief that his friend is still alive and will use these items upon his revival.

B

the Mesopotamian belief that sustenance and offerings were important for honoring the dead and ensuring the deceased’s comfort in the afterlife.

C

Gilgamesh’s denial of his friend’s death and hope that he will wake up from death soon.

D

the Mesopotamian belief that one can be resurrected through a series of rituals.

E

Gilgamesh’s extreme mourning and offerings to the gods to bring back his friend.

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