Construction of a dome where the stones are laid closer to the center as the reach the top.
Pictograph language of greek that has been decoded
ca. 3000-1400 BCE: Crete, Knossos, Thera
-palace at Knossos, reconstruction
-vast, complex structures
-lots of art preserved
painting on lime plaster, either we or dry
an Indo-European person who settled on the Greek mainland around 2000 B.C.
Mycenae, Argolis, Greece
A beehive shaped tomb with a circular plan
art of the greek mainland (Hellas in Greek)
Dressed stone in "regularly irregular" rectilinear shapes
what the Greeks called a city-state
two handled jar used for storage of wine
ramble, roam, zigzag, twist
Any continuous flat band with relief sculpture or painted decorations
Laying out of the dead
very small vessel, used to hold oils or
this used the black figure tenique
geometric interlocking circle wave-like pattern
Ceremony where people would gather to drink wine. People would not drink very much because they were mixing wine with water. Also a person at this ceremony would choose how much wine to mix with the water.
A shallow drinking cup with horizontal handles. Also used for drinking games.
Athenian vase-painting technique whereby the outline of a figure was painted in solid black, and the details were produced by cutting away the paint with a fine point.
A style in Greek pottery decoration composed of red figures against a black background.
a greek statue of a male
Splendor of the well-muscled male body. Art male nudity quickly distinguishes the heroic Greeks from non-Greeks.
the counter point/ weight shift
A Greek tunic, the essential garment of both men and women.
a scene of everyday people in everyday life
Canon of Proportions
Grid system that gives dimensions for the drawings of their humans/pharohs
Persia / Persians
Rivals to the greeks, many wars are fought between them generally resulting in sacking of the cities and loss of certain art works, eventually conquered.
Phillip II of Macedon
King of Macedon,
Father of Alexander the Great. Trained the phalanx
took over athens with bribery and military action
the balanced asymmetry of a relaxed natural stance where the majority of the weight is on one leg
human imperfections in art
How real humans look
An area within ancient Greek landscape considered sacred to a particular deity.
a cylindrical support in classical architecture, consisting or a capital, shaft, and usually a base, either monolithic or built up of drums the full diameter of the shaft
the inner room in which the statue of the God is located
one of the three orders. In their original Greek version, these columns stood directly on the flat pavement (the stylobate) of a temple without a base.
with bases, volute (scroll) capitals and uninterrupted frieze
a sculpture of a draped female figure acting as a column
Temple placed in a holy place,most important, sanctuary first design second
temple used as a bank
Refers to a building that has external columns formed around the perimeter.
horizontal structure supported by capitals and supporting in turn, the pediment
- 3 lines with doric column (Vertically channeled tablets of a frieze)
the square panel between the beam ends under the roof of a structure, often had depictions of battles (beating centaurs/amazons)
Triangular area formed by junction of two sloped roofs (in greek architecture)
main room of a Greek temple
Swelling of the center of the column
in classical architecture, the stone foundation on which a temple colonnade stands
the space between two adjacent columns
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