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humn - HUMN-ARTH The"Homeric Art of the Aegean 3000-110 BCE...

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HUMN-ARTH 05/09/2007 10:59:00 The “Homeric” Art of the Aegean 3000-110 BCE Cycladic= on Cyclades Minoan= mainly on Crete Helladic or Mycanean= mainly on mainland Cycladic Civilization     Use of clay and marble o Sculpted human figures Often found in tombs Female figures popular Stylized/abstracted shapes Geometric 4-2 Male Lyre Player Cyclades, 2700-2500 BCE Votive     -gift to God
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Minoan Civilization     Named after King Minos Not prehistoric people- have written records Minoan Golden Age- after 1700 earthquake 4-3 Aerial view of Palace at Knossos, Crete, ca. 1700-1400 BCE Multi story flatroof complex Mural paintings on walls Fresco-      cover walls w/ thin layer of plaster and paint on it while its still wet 4-7 Bull leaping fresco Knossos, Crete Ca. 1450-1400 BCE 4-13 Harvester Vase, Hagis Triada (Crete) Ca. 1500 BCE, Steatite
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Ritual object Found in fragments
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