Egyptian tomb art
5000 BC to 300 AD this is a painting, a relief sculpture. the purpose is history and religious. the images say to us that these were highly skilled artists with keen powers of observation.All Egyptian reliefs were painted, and less prestigious works in tombs, temples and palaces were just painted on a flat surface. Stone surfaces were prepared by whitewash, or if rough, a layer of coarse mud plaster, with a smoother gesso layer above.
Egyptian relief sculptures
1323-1295 B.C. this is a sculpture. the purpose would be religious, history. Relief sculpture was a prominent part of ancient Egyptian traditions. They would make use of relief sculpture to decorate the walls of the tombs, temples and other important structures. They believed that decorating the tomb with relief sculptures ensured a blissful eternal afterlife.
Bust of Queen Nefrititi
1352-1336 B.C this is a sculpture and a bust. the purpose is religious, history. a 3300-year-old painted limestone bust of Nefertiti, the Great Royal Wife of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and is one of the most copied works of ancient Egypt.Nefertiti has become one of the most famous women from the ancient world as well as an icon of female beauty. It is believed to have been crafted in 1345 BC by the sculptor Thutmose.
around 4000 BC this is a painting, sculpture. the purpose is religious,history.These held important colors and motifs. They showed a person's status and wealth. This one held the Eye of Horus, the Egyptian god of the sky.
King Tut funeral mask
1341 BC - 1323 BC this is a sculpture, and painting. the purpose would be religious, aesthetic, storytelling
The death mask of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun is made of gold inlaid with colored glass and semiprecious stone. The mask comes from the innermost mummy case in the pharaoh's tomb, and stands 54 cm (21 in) high.
Pyramids at Giza
2600-2480 b.c this is a sculpture. the purpose is religious, history. The most prolific pyramid-building phase coincided with the greatest degree of absolutist pharaonic rule. It was during this time that the most famous pyramids, those near Giza, were built. Over time, as authority became less centralized, the ability and willingness to harness the resources required for construction on a massive scale decreased, and later pyramids were smaller, less well-built and often hastily constructed.
448-432 BC this is a sculpture. the purpose was political, religious, aesthetic, storytelling. The Parthenon is a temple that towers above the city of Athens, symbolizing the Athenians' wealth and power. The temple is dedicated to Athena Parthenos, a Greek goddess and the city-symbol of Athens. This temple served as a monument to Athena because they believed that she helped the Greeks conquer the Persian Empire in the Persian Wars.
Greek column orders
570 BC-560 BC this is a sculpture. the purpose of this is history, aesthetic and architecture . The Ionic columns normally stand on a base which separates the shaft of the column from the stablemate or platform; The cap is usually enriched with egg-and-dart.
Archaic Greek statues
Around 1200 BC this is a sculpture. the purpose is history, aesthetic and architecture.The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. In the West, the art of the Roman Empire was largely derived from Greek models. In the East, Alexander the Great's conquests initiated several centuries of exchange between Greek, Central Asian and Indian cultures, resulting in Greco-Buddhist art, with ramifications as far as Japan.
This sculpture was made during the Late Archaic period of ancient Greek sculpture. It is called "the first beautiful nude in art." With Kritios Boy, the Greek artist has mastered an understanding of how the different parts of the body act as a system. Its purpose is history. The Kritian boy is named that because it is attributed to Kritios. The statue is 3 feet 10 inches tall.
King Laocoon and his sons
c.a. 42-20 B.C., a Hellenistic greek sculpture made of marble, storytelling and religious, told Virgil's Aeneid (punished by gods for trying to warn about the Trojan Horse), it is beauty in a scene of death
Nike of Samothrace
It is a 2nd century BC marble sculpture of the Greek goddess Nike.Its purpose is storytelling. It is held to be one of the great surviving masterpieces of sculpture from the Hellenistic period.
Black figured Greek vase
between the 7th and 5th century BC.The purpose is utilitarian. It was one of the most modern styles for adorning antique Greek vases.
Red figured Greek vase
around 530 BC The purpose is utilitarian as they were used to transport and store things.Its modern name is based on the figural depictions in red colour on a black background, in contrast to the preceding black-figure style with black figures on a red background. Red figure vases were exported throughout Greece and far beyond.
began in 72 AD and was completed in 80 AD.The purpose is history. the purpose is architecture and history.Amphitheater in Rome, largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture.
118-125 A.D Architecture and Religion. To Honor all gods and goddesses. The Pantheon had different stations for every god. there was a hole for light. It is a temple for all of the gods for ancient Rome, constructed By Publius Aelius Hadrianuss.
Statue of Constantine
330 AD. this is a Sculpture. the purpose is Story telling and political.This was a colossal statue of the late Roman emperor Constantine the Great. The head, arms, and legs were carved from white marble while the rest of the body consisted of brick core and wooden framework.
Bronze statue of Marcus Aurelius
161-180 AD. this is a sculpture. the purpose is history.One of the few well equestrian statues. Michelangelo designed this statue, statue was placed he on request of the pope. The emperor looks out to the world. The artist had immense knowledge to bone and muscle structure or horses. The balance with all the weight distributed over the three supporting legs is excellent.
Portrait bust of Roman man
27 BC. to 330 AD. These are bust sculpture's of Roman history.
Pompeii fresco from Villa of the Mysteries
70 AD. This is a painting about the history of Pompeii.