Art history Greek
Last Modified: 2014-07-10
Ancient Context:: diplyon cemetery, Athens
-mourners literally tearing their hair out
-geometric shapes of the bodies
Death of Sarpedon
Ancient Context: Athens
Period: Archaic 6th cent. BCE
Material: Red-figure on calyx krater, ceramic
- Parthenon Ionic Frieze
- Period: High Classical
- Represents the festival procession of citizens on horseback and on foot that took place every four years.
- Hermes and Infant Dionysos
- by Praxiteles or his followers
- Late Classical
- probably Roman or Hellenistic copy
- S-curve. humanizing the two gods. A loving relationship between child and hemes
- Fragment relief from temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens.
- One of the most discreetly erotic images in ancient art.
- Moment in Battle of Issos when Persian king Darius III fled battlefield in humiliating defeat
on a hillside ,Circular stage known as orchestra,
Simple semicircular design, perfectly suited for function, everyone had unobstucted views and hearing
- Laocoon and his sons
- Roman copy
- Illustrates a scene from the Trojan war where laocoon warned the Trojans to not bring the horse behind their walls
- Greek gods sent sea serpents to destroy laocoon and his sons
- Seated Boxer
- Hollow cast Bronze
- No longer perfect, youthful nude; now an older, beaten man
- Face is intentionally carved to show marks and scars with inlaid blood.
- Looks up at his victor
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