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Lion-Human
30,000 BCE
Germany
Paleolithic
Title?
Date?
Location?
Period?
Woman from Brassempouy
22,000 BCE
France
Paleolithic
Title?
Date?
Location?
Period?
Woman from Willendorf
22,000 BCE
Austria
Paleolithic
attributes and abstract
Title?
Date?
Location?
Period?
Nike (Victory) Adjusting her Sandal
Fragment of relief decoration from Temple of Athena Nike
Athens
410 BCE
Classical GREEK
Title?
Date?
Location?
*drapery is flowing
*exact opposition of Kouri
Hall of Bulls
Lascaux caves, France
15,000 BCE
Paleolithic
Title?
Location?
Date?
Period?
Stonehenge
England
1500 BCE
Neolithic
Title?
Location?
Date?
Period?
Nanna Ziggurat
2100 BCE
Sumerian
Made of brick
Ziggurat--a tall stepped tower of earthen materials
Title?
Location?
Date?
Period?
Ziggurat?
Votive Statues
2900 BCE
Limestone, alabaster and gypsum
Sumerian
votive figure--an image created as a devotional offering to a god or other deity.
Title?
Date?
Made of?
Period?
Vocab?
Bull Lyre
Ur
2500 BCE
Sumerian
*has tales to tell the meaning of life
Title?
Location?
Date?
Period?
Stele of Naramsin
2254 BCE
Akkadian
limestone
stele--a stone slab placed vertically and decorated with inscriptions or reliefs
hieratic scale--the use of different sizes for significant or hold figures and those of the everyday world to indicated importance
Title?
Date?
Period?
Made of?
stele?
Hieratic scale?
Palette of Narmer
3150 BCE
Early Dynastic Egypt
palette--a handheld support used by artists for the storage and mixing of paint during the process of painting
canon of proportions--a set of ideal mathematical ratios in art based on measurements of the human body
iconography--the study of the significance and interpretation of the subject matter of art
title?
date?
period?
palette?
canon of proportions?
iconography?
King Narmar is responsible for uniting upper and lower egypt.

Ruler is being viewed as a god.
Kind Djoser
Saqqara
2667 BCE
Stepped Pyramid
Designed by Imhotep
Ka is a statue inside (sun god)
necropolis--a large cemetery or burial area, literally a city of the dead
Title?
Location?
Date?
Example of?
Imhotep?
Ka?
Necropolis?
Pyramid of Khafra
Giza
2500 BCE
Title?
Location?
Date?
Khafra
2500 BCE
Giza Valley
Old Kingdom Egypt
*a ruler is in charge while others are standing
*lion-king
*idealism in human form
Title?
Date?
Location?
Period?
Great Pyramids
2601 BCE
Old Kingdom Egypt
Giza
1) Menkaure 2) Khafra 3) Khufu
veneer--the exterior facing a buidling, often in decorative patterns of fine stone or brick
title?
date?
period?
location?
order
veneer?
Ti watching a Hippopotamus Hunt
2510 BCE
Tomb of Ti
Saqqara
Old Kingdom Egypt
title?
date?
where?
location?
period?
fractured pose?
fracture pose
canon of proportion
lower body in frontal view
Funerary Temple of Hayshepsut
1348 BCE
New Kingdom Egypt
colonnade--a row of columns, supporting a straight lintel
axial plan--buildings are organized longnatudially
title?
date?
period?
colonnade?
axial plan?
Male Lyre Player
2700 BCE
Cycladic era
lyre--the triangle instrument used to play music
title?
date?
period?
lyre?
*abstracted in basic shapes
*emphases on the person being ENGAGED in the act of playing music
Bull Jumping
1500 BCE
Minoan period
Crete
*wall painting
*the bull is shown from multiple persepectives
*reconstructed from fragments
title?
date?
period?
location?
Funerary Vase (Krater)
Athens
750 BCE
Geometric Style Greek
title?
period?
location?
date?
*focuses on reactions of mourners
*made of terri carda
*registers--narrative in horizontal frames
Lapith Fighter a Centaur
metope relief from the Doric frieze on the Parthenon
440 CE
Classical Greek
title?
period?
location?
date?
standing youth, kouros
580 BCE
archaic period greek
archaic smile--the curved lips of a Greek statue, animate features.
title?
date?
period?
archaic smile?
Peplos Kore
530 BCE
Archaic Period Greek
*served as gravemakers
*commerorative of goddess or priest
*tried to create a sense of texture
title?
date?
period?
functions?
Exekias
The Suicide of Ajax-story
540 BCE
Archaic Period Greek
black figure decoration on an amphora
title?
story?
date?
period?
what?
*he is making armour to die
*phycological drama
Kritios Boy
480 BCE
Early Classical/Transitional Period Greek
*no longer archaic style, right hip jets out, shoulders are more relaxed, more realistic, proportions, stance is more natual/pose, lines are softer, texture is more like human skin, idealism (represents universal idea of the young Greek male)
title?
date?
period?
EXAM: look at pairing of kritios boy and kouros
Thesis: Progression from abstract style to a more representational style
Parthenon
Classical Greek
Athens
447 BCE
Kallikrates and Iktinos
title?
period?
location?
date?
designers?
*dedicated to goddess of wisdom
*made columns at center wider
*center of structure is higher
*columns at end are closer together
*doric order
Spear Bearer, Polykleitos
450 BCE
Doryphoros
Classical Greek
contrapposto--some limbs aare tense; some limbs are relaxed
S shape curve to body (more active, alive natural work)
title?
date?
Creator?
Period?
canon of proportions?
contrapposto?
*Roman copy after the original bronze
Nike (Victory) of Samothrace
Hellenistic Greeks
190 BCE
Samothrace
Title?
period?
date?
location?
Alexander the Great Confronts Darius III at the Battle of Issos (that is the entire fucking name)
310 BCE
Hellenistic Greek
foeshortening--3D on 2D wall
modeling--use of highlights to see 3D (think hair model)
composition--way things are arranged
title?
date?
period?
mosaic?
tesserae?
foreshortening?
modeling?
composition?
*an emotional work b/c Darius III lookes scared
*no landscape b/c the focus is on the battle
Dying Gallic Trumpeter
220 BCE
Hellenistic Greek
title?
date?
period?
*enemy b/c texture of hair--ratty
*barbarian b/c of the necklace
*sypathctic treatment b/c of the defeated enemies
*viewers feel sympathetic as oppsed to "good thing they lost and we won"
Athena Attacking the Giants
166 BCE
Hellenistic Greeks
undercutting--material is cut back to create shadows...casting forward object
title?
date?
period?
undercuttinng?
*pull hair
*people in stable pyramid
Venus de Milo
Hellenistic Greeks
150 BCE
title? danielle saw this in france
period?
date?
*thin; longated
*exaggerated S form
*controposte--twisted body position
Apollo from Veii
500 BCE
Period: Etruscan
title?
date?
period?
ridgepole?
kiln?
*archaic smile
*arms are moving as opposed to kouros
*clothing is more pattern like as opposed to getting a sense of body
Alexander the Great Confronts Darius III at the Battle of Issos (that is the entire fucking name)
310 BCE
Hellenistic Greek
foeshortening--3D on 2D wall
modeling--use of highlights to see 3D (think hair model)
composition--way things are arranged
title?
date?
period?
mosaic?
tesserae?
foreshortening?
modeling?
composition?
*an emotional work b/c Darius III lookes scared
*no landscape b/c the focus is on the battle
She-Wolf
500 BCE
Etruscan
title?
period?
date?
Aulus Metellus
1st century BCE
Republican Rome
title?
period?
date?
*hand, giving people address
*Roman toga
*Roman sandals
Pont du Gard
France
1st century BCE
aqueduct--troth used to carry water over bridge
arcade--series of arches
title?
date?
location?
aqueduct?
arcade?
Ara Pacis
13 BCE
Agustan Rome
Marble
apotheosis--deification of a person or thing.
pax romana--roman peace
title?
date?
materials?
location?
pax romana?
apotheosis?
*propaganda
*we only see youthful images of emporer in art
*women shown w/ 2 children representation of mother earth and prosperity