Prehistoric Art Study Guide

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STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1 (Prehistoric - Roman) FORMAT All questions will be multiple choice. Some will be accompanied by images while others will rely on your use of your knowledge without visual reference points. COVERAGE Visual Material: Selected from the works of art and architecture we have studied - see list below. These have all been discussed IN CLASS AS WELL AS IN THE TEXTBOOK or other readings. (If we do not cover all the works listed below in class, you will not be responsible for them on the test.) Information: You will be expected to know terms, important people, and concepts as well as relevant art historical and contextual information that were discussed in CLASS AS WELL AS additional information in the READING assignments that…show more content…
Prehistoric • Paintings in caves at Lascaux and Peche Merle, France • Venus of Willendorf • dwellings at Catal Huyuk • Stonehenge • Ancient Near Eastern Sumerian: • Ziggurat at Ur • Votive statuettes from Tell Asmar • Akkadian: • Stele of Naram-Sin • bronze portrait of a ruler Assyrian: • Citadel and palace at Khorsabad (including architecture, lamassu, and reliefs of Ashurbanipal hunting lions) Egyptian • Pyramid complex at Gizeh (including Sphinx) • Khufu (diorite statue) • "Ka-Aper" • Temple of Queen Hatshepsut • Hypostyle hall, (reconstruction model) Temple of Amen-Re, Karnak • Fowling Scene, Tomb of Nebamun, Thebes • Akhenaten, Nefertiti, and three daughters sunken relief Aegean • Palace at Knossos (including architectural layout, elements, and decoration) • Octopus jar • Lion gate, Mycenae Greek (Geometric - Hellenistic) • Dipylon krater and amphora • The Francois Vase • Niobid Painter’s Krater • Kouros from Anavysos (Kroisos) • Peplos Kore • Kritios Boy • Fallen warrior sculptures from pediments of Temple of Aphaia, Aegina • Myron, Discobolus • Pediment sculpture from Temple of Zeus, Olympia (Lapiths and Centaurs; Chariot Race) • Acropolis at Athens: architecture and sculpture (including the layout of the complex and architectural styles used); special focus on the Parthenon • Polykleitos, Doryphoros ("Spear-bearor") • Lysippos, The Scraper • Praxiteles, Hermes and Infant Dionysos • Apollonius (?), Old Boxer • Altar of Zeus,
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