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Unformatted text preview: 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 ← ← 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 • Ritual object...
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