Art Chapter 14 Answers

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Ziggurata temple or shrine raised on a monumental stepped base
Sunken Reliefthe figures do not project upward from the surface. Instead, outlines are carved deep into the surface, and the figures are modeled within them, from the surface down.
Hellenistica term that refers to the spread of Greek culture eastward through Asia Minor, Egypt, and Mesopotamia
Pre-Historic Artcharacterized by Paleolithic (Old Stone Age) and Neolithic (New Stone Age), the biggest difference between the two is the inclusion of agriculture in Neolithic when people learned to plant, harvest, domesticate animals
Cave Artmostly of animals, hunting habits, migration periods
Mesopotamianrepeated motifs of animals were common in art
Friesa sculpture not in the round, on a wall, pillar, building- subtractive
Egyptiancharacteristics remained the same throughout entire period, built to last forever, majority for afterlife
Greek Artvases were very common and held everything, decorated with stories, coiled clay, statues also common, lots of nudity, long hair, made of bronze, athletes, bronze melted in wars
Partheninlocated in Athens, dedicated to Athena, architecture copied all over world, statue of Athena inside, 30 ft tall
Roman Artvery similar to Greek, but not usually in nude, short hair, realistic, developed lots of engineering like aqueducts, frescos
Coliseumsymbol of Rome, tourist attraction, entertainment, amphitheater, 50,000 people, gladiator games, dangerous events, emperor started destroying to to make something about himself but people revolted and he stopped

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