Art-Exam 2 - Greek geometric period Krater a wide-mouthed...

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Greek- geometric period Krater- a wide-mouthed bowl for mixing wine and water in ancient Greece. Amphora- an ancient Greek two-handled vessel for storing grain, honey, oil, or wine. Kylix- an ancient Greek drinking cup with a wide shallow bowl. Archaic Greek Man is the Measure of All Things- stressed the importance of humanity. Classical Greek Contrapposto- a stance of the human body in which one leg bears the weight while the other is relaxed. Natural, movement. Idealization- representation of ideal standards rather than real life. Cire perdue- (lost wax bronze casting) a technique for casting bronze and other metals. The “Golden Section”- A period in time that was “Golden” had much influence in art, math, philosophy, etc. Democracy- people decide on government issues Doric Order- architectural system used by the Greeks to decorate. Pediment- in classical architecture the triangular section at the end of a gable roof often decorated with sculpture. Collonade-
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