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Bison


15,000-12,000 BC


195cm


Altamira Cave


Paleolithic Period


Unknown artist


3-D, used rock surface to help



Venus of Willendorf


28,000 – 25,000 BCE


Paleolithic Period


Limestone, Red ochre


Unknown artist


Belied to be a fertility Goddess

Stonehenge


Prehistoric Britain


Stonehenge evolved in several construction phases spanning at least 1,500 years.


3100 BC-1650 BC


Unknown artists


The circle was aligned with the midsummer sunrise, the midwinter sunset, and the most southerly rising and northerly setting of the moon.



Standard of Ur,


2600 B.C.E.


Early Mesopotamian


unknown artist


Depicts war and peace

Victory Stele of Naram-Sin,


2230 BC


Early Dynastic Period.


unknown artist


First work that depicted a man as synonymous to a god

lshtar Gate,


575 B.C.E:


Neo-Babylonian


by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II


Made from blue-glazed brick

Stele of Hammurabi,


1790 B.C.E:


Babylonian Dynasty


unknown artist


Represents set of laws

Lamassu,


720-705 B.C.:


located in Dur Sharrukin (modern Khorsabad), Iraq


unknown artist


Represents ultimate protection from evil

Persepolis,


500 B.C.:


Iran


Unknown artists


Constructed on artificial terraces made of mud-brick

N/A

platec. 3900 BCEarly Dynastic period unknown artistThis is a plate from the Early Dynastic period of Ancient Egypt, circa 3900 BC. It depicts a man on a boat alongside a Hippo and Crocodile. The plate now resides in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

N/A

The Great Pyramid of Giza (also known as the Pyramid of Khufu or the Pyramid of Cheops)2550 BC


Old Kingdom,


EgyptArchitects: Pharoah Khufu


Largest pyramid ever built

N/A

Seated Statue of Mentuhotep II21st BCMiddle Kingdomunknown artist

N/A

Colossal statue of Mentuhotep IIca. 2051–2000 B.C.Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 11Unknown artistEgyptian

N/A

Relief of a Nobleman


ca. 1295-1070B.C.E.


New Kingdom Egypt


Unknown artist



N/A

Mask of Tutankhamun’s mummy


1323 BC


New Kingdom Egypt


Unknown artist



N/A

The Parthenon


432 BCE


Iktinos and Kallicrates


Greek period...


Considered perfect, built to house statue of Athena

N/A

Life size replica of Athena ParthenosOriginal was started in 447 BCEBy PhidiasLocated in the reconstructed Parthenon in Nashville, Tennessee

N/A

Erechtheum


405 BCE


Greek – Ionic Order

N/A

Kroisos Kourosc. 530 BCEGreek Archaic Period Artist unknownParian marbleLocated in the National Archaeological Museum of Athens

N/A

Kritios Boyc. 480 BCClassical Period (Early Classical)was the first statue that we know of to use contrapposto.

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Doryphoros440 BCEPolykleitosClassical Greek period

N/A

Discobolus (Discus Thrower)


450 BCE


MyronGreek


Classical Period.



N/A

Laocoön and his sons, also known as the Laocoön Group.


c. 200 BC


Artists: Athendoros of Rhodes, Polydorus of Rhodes, and Agesander of RhodesGreek


Hellenistic Period



N/A

The Dying GaulRoman Marble copy (original would have been bronze)


Artist is possibly Epigonus ??


Circa


220 BC



Temple of Fortuna Virilis


c. 125 B.C.E.


Unknown artist


Roman


Used Greek columns as decoration rather than support

Roman aqueduct


end of 1st to early 2nd century CE (but no date is recorded in Roman sources)


Unknown artist


Roman


Carried water from mountain streams to cities using gracity

The Colosseum


80 AD


period: Roman


Artist: Built by many people!!


6 acres, used for chariot races, battles, entertainment, etc

The Pantheon


125 AD


Unknown artist


Roman Period


Hole in roof for light, drain system slopped floor

Portrait of a Roman, marble,life size,


c. 80 B.C.E.


Roman Period


Unknown Artist


Preferred Realism

The Duomo


Pisa, Italy


(1060 AD)


Unknown Artists


First large new building after a few hundred years of people being poor and angry

The Romanesque cathedral


Vezelay


(1100 AD)


Unknown Artists


Stone building with wood roof

San Vitale


547 AD


Early Christian and Byzantine period


Unknown Artists


Dull outside with richly decorated interior

Theodora and Attendants,


547 AD,


Early Christian and Byzantine period


Unknown Artists


Church decorations

Hagia Sophia,


537 Ad,


Byzantine


Justinian and math experts


Trying to out do Constantine and turned to math experts instead of architects