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1 Prehistoric to Medieval Chapter 14, Chapter 15 Rebekah Scoggins Art Appreciation February 5/7, 2013

2 Paleolithic Period

3 Earliest Centers of Civilization.

4 Hohle Fels Figure. c. 35,000 B.C.E. Carved Mammoth Tusk. Height 2-1/2". Venus of Willendorf (Woman) c. 25,000– 20,000 B.C.E. (late Paleolithic). Limestone. Height 4-1/2".

5 Wall Painting of Animals. (left) and Wall Painting with Three Horses (right), Chauvet Cave, Pont d'Arc, France. c. 28,000 B.C.E.

6 Neolithic Period

7 Earthenware Beaker. Susa, Iran. c B.C.E. Painted terra cotta. Burial Urn. Kansu type. China, Neolithic period. C B.C. Pottery with painted decoration.

8 Stonehenge. c B.C.E. Salisbury Plain, England.

9 Stonehenge (Close Up). c B.C.E. Salisbury Plain, England.

10 Beginning of Civilization

11 The Ancient Middle East.

12 Ziggurat of Ur-Nammu. Iraq. c B.C.E. Mesopotamia: Sumerians

13 Lyre. Front plaque & reconstructed lyre from "The King's Grave" tomb c. 2650–2550 B.C.E. Wood with gold, lapis lazuli, shell, and silver

14 Head of an Akkadian Ruler. Nineveh. c. 2300–2200 B.C.E. Bronze.

15 Egypt

16 The Ancient Middle East.

17 The Great Pyramids. Giza, Egypt. Pyramid of Mycerinus (Menkaure), c B.C.E.; Pyramid of Chefren (Khafre), 2650 B.C.E.; Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu), c B.C.E.

18 Internal view of Pyramid of Cheops (aka Pyramid of Khufu), c B.C.E.

19 King Menkaura (Mycerinus) and Queen Khamerernebty. Egypt, Giza, Menkaure Valley Temple. Egyptian, c. 2490–2472 B.C.E. Greywacke.

20 Mask from Mummy Case. Tomb of Tutankhamen. c B.C.E. Gold inlaid with enamal and semiprecious stones.

21 Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut. Deir el-Bahari, Egypt. c. 1490–1460 B.C.E.

22 Wall Painting from the Tomb of Nebamun. Thebes, Egypt. c B.C.E. Paint on dry plaster.

23 Greece

24 Euphronios, Krater. c. 515 B.C.E. Terra cotta.

25 Kouros (Statue of standing youth). Greek. c. 580 B.C.E. Marble. Kroisos Kouros, ca. 530 BC. Marble.

26 Copyright ©2011, ©2009 Pearson Prentice Hall Inc. Polykleitos. Spear Bearer (Doryphoros). Roman copy of Greek original. c. 440 B.C.E. Marble (original in Bronze) Contrapposto


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