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final art history 16,18,20
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The figures from the Abu Temple represent worshippers from the complex society of
Nike of Samothrace is an outstanding example of
Sanchi, India has one of the earliest surviving examples of
The She-Wolf, later adopted by Romans as a symbol of their civilization, was, until recently, thought to have been made by which culture?
Like much of Egyptian art, the statue of King Khafre shows
The "Toreador" fresco was created by which culture?
Found in Austria, the Venus of Willendorf is most likely a
The word Neolithic means
New Stone Age
Egyptian culture was dedicated to providing a home for what?
Neolithic culture developed quickly in the world's fertile valleys. By 4000 bce, urban societies had developed in
Egypt and Mesopotamia
Construction of the Acropolis in Athens began about 450 bce under the leadership of
According to Buddhism, the release from worldly desires that ends the cycle of death and reincarnation and begins a state of permanent bliss is called
Stonehenge in England is an example of what type of monumental stone architecture?
The stele inscribed with the Law Code of Hammurabi was created by which Mesopotamian culture?
The Palette of King Narmer is historically important because it
probably represents the first unification of Upper and Lower Egypt
How was sculpture from the reign of Akhenaten in Egypt different from previous and subsequent sculpture?
It was more naturalistic and informal
Classical Greek sculpture can best be described as
relaxed poses that sought to depict ideal form
According to Roman tradition, when was Rome founded and by whom?
in 753 B.C.E. by Romulus and Remus
What was the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten famous for?
changing the traditional Egyptian religion and art for the first time
Architecture and art of the Roman Republic was heavily influenced by the building styles of which earlier culture?
The capitol of the Roman Empire moved in the 4th century, splitting the empire in two. What was the name of the new capital?
The earliest known civilization in India, contemporary with the great civilizations of Mesopotamia and Egypt, is known as the
The Great Stupa at Sanchi, India is a typical Buddhist structure. What purpose does it serve?
It houses some of the ashes of the cremated Buddha and serves as a devotional site.
Which artist, who painted Houses at L'Estaque,worked with Picasso to promote the style called Cubism?
Wassily Kandinsky's Sketch I for Composition VII is an example o
Using her work to struggle with the question of identity, this photographer's images are self-portraits.
The paintings of Giacomo Balla capture the fascination with movement characteristic of artistsof which movement?
Showing irreverence for tradition and rationality, Marcel Duchamp's Mona Lisa[L.H.O.O.Q.]exemplifies which movement?
Pablo Picasso's Guernicarepresents an event in the
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