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Name-Parthenon
Culture - Greeks
Location-Athens,Greece
Date-448-432 bce
Sculptor-Phidias supervised
Purpose-Temple to honor Athena
-built in Acropolis
Name & Facts
Name-Aphrodite of Knidos
Culture- Greeks
Location-Greece
Date-350 bce
Sculptor-Praxitels
Purpose-help up as the ideal
female form for centuries
-even through the Romans
Name & Facts
Name - Laocoon
Culture - Greeks
Location - Greece
Date - ca 200-100 bce
Purpose - Celebrate the tale victory of Greek over Troy
Name & Facts
Name - Arch of Titus
Culture - Romans
Location - Rome, Italy
Date - 81 ce
Who made it - unknown
Purpose - triumphal arch-gateway commemorate Titus' victory over Jerusalem
Name & Facts
Name - Pantheon
Culture - Romans
Location - Rome
Date - 118-125 ce
Historical Significance- inspired more works of architecture than any other in Greco Roman History
Name & facts
Name - Colosseum
Culture - Romans
Location - Rome
Date - 70-82 ce
Historical Significance - It's design is the basis for modern day colisseums
Name & Facts
Great Wall of China
Culture - Chinese
Location - China
Date - ca 221 bc
Sig - only man made thing you can see from space
Name & Data
Terra Cotta soldiers
Culture - Chinese
Location - Xian China
Date - 221 bc
Purpose - burial site of Qin Emporer
Name & Data
Hagia Sophia
Culture - Romans
Location - Istanbul/Constantinople, Turkey
Date 532
Significance - Golden age in Byzantine art
Name & Data
Empress Theodora and Retinue
Culture - Romans
Location - San Vitale, Ravenna
Date - 547
Purpose - One of most magnificant mosaic in history of World
Name & Data
Great Stupa at Sanchi
Culture -Indian
Location - India
Date - 3rd century bce
Sig - Preminent example of Buddhist architecture in India
Name & Data
Empress as Donor with Attendants
Culture - Chinese
Location - China
Date- 522
Purpose - permanent memorial of rulers in the art of worsipping
Name & Data
Dome of the Rock
Culture - Islam
Location - Jerusalem
Date - 687
Purpose - Site of Abraham/Isaac - Muhammed ascention - Temple of Solomon
Name & Data