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art appreciation exam two
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an interior space filled with rows of columns
sun-dried (as opposed to a furnace baked) brick made of clay mixed with straw
in architecture, a structural system based on two of more uprights (posts) support in a horizontal cross-piece (lintel or beam)
literally "greek-like" or "based in greek culture"; descriptive of the art produced in Greece and in regions under greek rule
the shaft of the column may be smooth or fluted; it does not have a base; the capital is a rounded stone disk supporting a plain rectangular slab
the shaft is fluted and rests on a stepped base; the capital is carved in graceful scrolling forms called "volutes"
the shaft is fluted and rests on a more detailed stepped base; the elaborate capital is carved with motifs based on stylized acanthus leaves
In classical architecture, the horizontal structure supported by capitals and supporting in turn the pediment/roof
generally, any horizontal band or relief sculpture or painted decoration
most narrowly, the "middle" period of ancient greek civilization, beginning around 480 BCE and lasting until around 350 BCE
new stone age; nomadic slows dramatically; evidence of domestication of animals; architecture, ceramics, "works of art" include stone age, sculptures made of ivory/bones; subject matter was very consistent, mainly revolved around animals
in the history of ancient Greece, the period between the 8th and 6th centuries NCE, when what would later be leading characteristics of greek art can be seen in the earliest form
middle stone age; some domestication of animals; still nomadic; no evidence of architecture or agriculture
later years of old stone age; people were nomadic; no evidence of agriculture or domestication of animals
anything that projects from a background
in architecture, a structure system in which a horizontal element is supported from above by means of slender vertical cables attracted to a thick main cable that describes a parabolic curve between two towers
in architecture, a convex, evenly curved roof; technically, an arch rotated 360 degrees on its vertical axis
a structure that transports water; the bottom level is a footbridge
half round arch extended in depth; "wagon"
in classical architecture, the triangular element supported by the columns of a "portico" (a projecting porch w/ a roof supported by columns; usually the entrance)
a painting medium in which colors are applied to a plaster ground, usually a wall (mural) or a ceiling
incorporating the full body in art
a fortified part of an ancient Greek city, typically built on a hill.
the ancient citadel at Athens, containing the Parthenon and other notable buildings, mostly dating from the 5th century BC.
site of a cave with paleolithic drawing s in it
a pose that suggests the potential for movement, and thus life, in a standing human figure
wedge shaped writing
in ancient mesopotamian architecture, a monumental stepped structure symbolically understood as a mountain and serving as a platform for one or more elements
the foundation of Christianity; first to allow Christianity
paint in which the pigment is compounded with an aqueous, emulsified vehicle such as egg yolk
a style of architecture and art dominant to Europe from the 10th to 12th century
style of art and architecture that flourished in Europe; especially northern Europe from the mid-12th to 16th century
edict of milan
agreement within the roman empire to treat Christians benevolently
pertaining to or designating a style of vase painting developed in Greece between the 10th and 8th centuries b.c., characterized chiefly by rectilinear or curvilinear shapes in abstract and human figuration, often arranged in tiers or panels around the vase.
Amenotop IV / Akenaten
emperor of Egypt
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