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In descending order Greek art has been divided into periods by modern scholars. Most of these periods are named after stylistic characteristics. Geometric art: ca. 1000-700 BCE Dipylon vases 8th c. BCE, from Kerameikos cemetery in Athens, with scenes of funerals *Vase with funeral of woman (Biers, fig. 5.20) *Vase with funeral procession of man; chariot procession (Biers, fig. 5.19) Orientalizing art: ca. 725/700-650 BCE *Eleusis amphora (aka Polyphemus amphora): Blinding of Polyphemus; Perseus and the Gorgons. [Proto-Attic - ca. 675-650 BCE) Used for the burial of a child at Eleusis. [Note: Proto-Attic means early Attic. Attica is the Greek name of the district around the city of Athens.] * Statue of Apollo dedicated by Mantiklos, ca. 700 BCE Archaic art: ca. 650-490/480 BCE -In the 7th and 6th centuries BCE colonists were sent from the Greek mainland to Sicily, South Italy, and Asia Minor (Coast of Turkey). Greek temples and sculptures are found in all these places. Archaic Architecture -The Orders: Ionic [named from Ionia, or the west coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey)] and the Doric, named for the Dorians of mainland Greece. The Corinthian capital may be used with either order, but most commonly with the Ionic. LEARN the parts of a Greek temple. [Diagrams in Biers, The Archaeology of Greece, pp. 134-135, and on p. 10 of course packet of maps, time line, art historical terms (on class web site). Early archaic: ca. 650-600 BCE Sculpture Korai (Plural of Kore, maiden) *Lady of Auxerre, ca. 650 BCE. Probably made on Crete a. b.
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Middle archaic: ca. 600-550/540 BCE Sculpture Kouroi (Plural of Kouros, youth) *New York kouros, ca. 600 BCE. Probably from Attica *Kroisos or Anavysos Kouros, ca. 540-520 BCE, from Anavysos. *Calf bearer (Moscophoros), ca. 570 BCE, from Acropolis at Athens. Dedicated by Rhombos. *Rampin rider, ca. 560 BCE, from Acropolis at Athens. *Hera of Samos, ca. 570-560 BCE. Dedicated by a man, Cheramyes. Perhaps a statue of a mortal woman, perhaps of the goddess Hera. *Peplos kore, ca. 530 BCE. One of a group of korai found in the debris of the Persian destruction of the Acropolis, Athens, in 490 BCE Architecture *Gorgon pediment of Temple of Artemis, Corfu. ca. 600-580 BCE *"Basilica" at Paestum, Italy, ca. 550 BCE (Really a Temple of Hera). Late archaic: ca. 525-490 BCE Sculpture *Kore, found on the Acropolis in Athens, but probably made in the Greek Islands. Wears Ionic dress (chiton and himation) ca. 51O BCE (Called the Kore from Chios) Delphi, an international oracular sanctuary of the god Apollo.
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*Siphnian Treasury, Delphi, ca. 525 BCE *Caryatid figures (women used in place of columns) Friezes. *Seated Deities; Trojan War (east); *Battle of gods and giants (north) Pediment: Struggle of Heracles and Apollo for Delphic tripod. Architecture
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