Prehistoric , Ancient Art and
Egyptian
Review
Assignments 5/2
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Greek mosaic vase
Greek composition
Paper project -5
• Work on Career Tac Toe projects
or get a handout from me that will
be due at the end of class.
6 wks. Test and final exam will include slides, the
ability to list the principles and elements, as
knowledge of their definitions and the ability to draw
and recognize examples of them. The steps of Art
Criticism and the parts of a credit line will be included.
Assignment 4/04-4/18
If you finish help a friend. Be
sure you have
turned in the
Greek Picture.
• 4/10 Draw and color or paint your
scene on your Greek Vase.
• 4/11 Draw mosaic, use large open
shapes to make your picture, lightly
indicate where your shading should
go. Begin cutting and gluing your
paper pieces, keeping them close
together but not touching.
• 4/14 Work on mosaic, cutting, and
piecing carefully, leave a narrow white
line around each piece. Pieces should
be close together.
• Slide review
• 4/18 Complete and turn in
mosaic today. You may take it
home an complete for turn in
Mon. with no credit off.
• Criteria
• Minimum of 7 decorative
bands using traditional Greek
patterns.
• One band must depict a scene
from mythology, or popular
celebrity, music group etc.
• The depiction must be done in
the classical style
• One large band must be must
contain a paper mosaic that
has shading, the pieces must
not overlap but must appear to
have been grouted.
Art Slides
Prehistoric
Paleolithic
Cave Paintings of
Lascaux
Venus of Willendorf
Ancient
Mesopotamian
Ziggurat
Bas Relief
Egyptian
Neolithic
Menhir/Standing
stone
Dolman
Cromlech/
Stonehenge
Khafre’s
pyramid/Sphinx
Pyramids at Giza,
Egypt
Nefertiti
King Tut’s mask
Classical
Greek
A roman copy of Myron’s
Discobolus, The Disc
Thrower
The Parthenon
The Erechtheum/ Porch of
madiens
Venus de Milo
The Nike of Samothrace
(The winged Victory)
Archaic, Classical,
Helenistic
Roman
The Baker and his Wife
Pantheon
Barrel Vault
Groin Vault
Colosseum
Work Bank
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Parthenon
Pantheon
Classical
Discobulos
Ziggurat
Post and lintel
Tut
Colosseum
Barrel vault
Groin vault
Answer any 4
• Where were the first recorded
laws written up?
• By Whom?
• List 3 characteristics of
Paleolithic times.
• List 3 characteristics of Neolithic
times.
• Define ziggurats.
Match the item in the left column with the correct
description in the right column.
1. Lintel
2. Capital
3. Shaft
4. Stylobate
5. Entablature
6. Column
7. Colonnade
8. Pediment
9. Cornice
10.Raking cornice
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A sloping element that slants
above the horizontal cornice
A horizontal element above
the frieze
A cross-beam supported by
columns
The top element of a column
The main weight-bearing
portion of a column
The top step of the 3-step
platform
The triangular section framed
by the cornice and the raking
cornice]
An upright post used to bear
weight
The upper portion of a temple,
consisting of the lintel, frieze,
and cornice
The part of the structure
formed by a line of columns
Lesson Quiz 8-2
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True or False
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The kouros is noted for its sense of movement.
Myron created the Discus Thrower in the early Archaic Period.
Hellenistic sculptors created carefully carved wooden figures.
The dying Gaul shows emotion in the Hellenistic style.
Most of the surviving Greek sculptures are Roman copies of
original works.
balance
stiff
Procession of Horsemen
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7.
Write the word that belongs in the blank.
Proportion
contrapposto
Phidias
The Hera of Samos displays a ___________________ pose.
______________ created the original statue of Athena at the
Parthenon.
8. ____________is an example of relief sculpture from the
Parthenon.
9. Polyclytus’s spear Bearer is shown in a pose called
_______________.
10. Greek sculptors perfected their skills in creating works with
__________, _________________, and a sense of movement.
Study Sheet
• Define the following words, and/or answer the
questions.
• pharaoh
• dynasty
• List the 3 major periods of Egyptian history.
• sarcophagus
• mastaba
• obelisk
• hieroglyphics
• Ra
• Ka
• Seradab
Study Sheet
• What were the primary functions of art in
Ancient Egyptian Society?
• What characteristics distinguish Egyptian
Art?
• Why did the Egyptian style of art remain the
same for thousands of years?
• What two creatures are exhibited on the
headdress of the Pharaoh and what do they
symbolize?
• What is the Rosetta stone and why is it
important?
• How are Neolithic and Egyptian art similar?
Rosetta stone
• Egyptian is one of the
oldest languages in the
world.
• It has 5,000 more gears of
recorded history than any
other human language.
• During the Middle ages it
was replaced by Arabic
• It is a dead language.
• There are 4 forms of writing
Egyptians used:
• Hieroglyphics, Hieratic,
Demotic, and Coptic.
• The Rosetta Stone was a
fundamental part of
deciphering
hieroglyphics today
• There were three
languages represented:
on top, Egyptian
Hieroglyphic, in the
middle, Demotic, and on
the bottom, Greek
Word bank
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Venus of Willendorf
Menhir
Ziggurat
Cave painting at Lascaux France
Dolman
Stele of Hammurabi
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