|Amphora|| an ancient jar that shows arete |
used for transport and storage.
two handles and long neck.
|Arete|| striving for perfection.|
holding one's own in battle.
|Contrapposto|| weight-shifted stance.|
balaces body on one leg.
|Cromlech|| circle of megaliths.|
surrounds a dolman.
|Corbelling||creating walls or roofs by layering stones going inward|
|Dolmen||made of 2 posts and a top|
|Hierarchy of Scale|| shows social perspective.|
important people are shown larger.
|Hypostyle||Hall filled with columns supporting roof alone.|
|Idealism||perfection of pure ideas untained by reality.|
|Krater|| jar used for mixing wine and water.|
depicts gods and heroes in artwork.
|Lost-Wax Casting||wax mold is made and then melts away the wax with molten bronze|
|Mastaba||trapezoidal tomb structure|
|Menhir||large upright stone|
|Metic||foreigner paying to live in a Greek city|
|Myth||story that a culture assumes to be true|
|Obelisk||square stone column topped by pyramid shape|
|Pediment||triangular area over porch|
|Post-and-Lintel||what makes up a dolmen|
|Prehistoric||before writing and recorded history|
|Pylon||massive gateway with sloping walls|
|Stele||upright stone slab covered in designs or inscriptions|
|Ziggurat||temple of platforms, outside staircase, and shrine on top|