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A Greek male statue, usually nude, is called a(n) _______________.
Clothed women in the form of columns are called ___________ and are found on the "Treasury of the Siphnians."
The piece of Laocoon and His Sons...
-Depicts a Trojan priest.

-Exemplifies the Hellenistic taste for dramatic sculptures.

-May be a Roman copy rather than an original.
An example of Hellenistic sculpture which demonstrates the taste for new emotionally expressive subjects is...
-Hermes and the Infant Dionysus

-Nike of the Samothrace

-The Dying Gallic Trumpeter
The Athenian Akropolis was...
-Rebuilt nude the leadership of Pericles.

-Sacked by the Persians.

-Means "city on a hill."
The Parthenon is an Ionic temple. T/F?
Experts have interpreted the scenes on the "Harvester Vase" as possibly a fall festival or even a crowd of warriors. T/F?
"The Aphrodite of Knidos" was the first sculpture of a nude female by an established Greek artist. T/F?
Ancient Greek sculpture...
-Shows dramatic evolution in style from the Archaic to the Classical period.

-Was originally brightly painted.

-Celebrated the athletic prowess of the male in nude sculptures.
Temple metropes were usually carved in relief, then painted. T/F?
What was the chronological order of the following Greek statues?

-"Standing Youth" (kouros)
-"Nike of Samothrace"
-"Spear Bearer"
1. "Standing Youth" (kouros)
2. "Spear Bearer"
3. "Nike of Samothrace"
What is the technique of painting on a wet plaster surface?
Fresco prima
What is true of the civilizations centered on the islands of Thera and Crete?
-They provide evidence of international trade.

-They attest to a prosperous sea-faring culture.

-They probably declined as the result of a volcanic eruption.
What does the Parthenon frieze depict?
It depicts a procession of Athenians in low-relief.
The three orders of Greek architecture are what?
The large above-ground burial places of Mycenae are called what?
- beehive or tholos tombs.
The stones of the citadel of Mycenae are so massive that they are called what?
The Bull Leaping mural from the Palace of Knossos, on Cretes, may represent an initiation but NOT a fertility ritual. T/F?