art history 105- exam 2

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A good example of a building in the Ionic style is the ____.

Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis

A dipylon vase would most likely be found in which of the following?

an Athenian cemetery of the Geometric period

A standing nude figure of a young man is known in Greek art as which of the following?


Which of the following conclusions could be drawn regarding the Athenians perception of themselves based on the Panathenaic Festival frieze from the Parthenon?

had high opinions of their own worth

Who is usually given credit for the invention of the red-figure technique as seen in the amphora of "Achilles and Ajax playing a dice game"?

Andokides painter

The chryselephantine statue of Athena Parthenos stands fully armed. No one doubts this figure is a triumphant expression and refers to the Athenian victory over the Persians in 479 BC. What other warfare symbol accompanies the Athena Parthenos?

Nike on her hand

The earliest known example of the use of contrapposto is the sculpture known as the ____.

Kritios Boy

How does the warrior sculpture, Riace Bronze, demonstrate natural motion in space?

arms freed from body

When compared to the Classical style, Greek Hellenistic art could be characterized as:

more realistic and emotional

How does the figure of the calf-bearer differ from earlier Greek statues, as well as Egyptian and Near Eastern statues?


Black-figure ceramics would most likely be found in conjunction with the art of which of the following periods?

Archaic and Early Classical

Early Archaic monumental stone statues followed Egyptian style very closely. This style can be described as ____.

rigidly frontal left foot slightly advanced

A female figure used as an architectural support was known as a:


The earliest known Greek temple with sculptural decoration is ____.

Temple of Hera, Paestum

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