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GUIDE 6 UNIT 2 Chapters 6and 7 (Text:Gardner’s ART through the AGES, Volume 1)EtruriaROME Etruscan Art(Capitoline Wolf)Roman Art (Colosseum)2017 Guides for Gardner’s ART through the AGEStextbook by F. S. Kleiner designed by Olga Nosova can be used exclusively for learningactivities in Art 101 and Art 102 classes taught by O. Nosova at TNCC, Virginia.
The Etruscans (Chapter 6)ETRURIAAND THEETRUSCANSEtruscan TemplesBecause of the materials used, only the foundations surviveTemples resembled contemporaneous Greek stone gable roofed temples with wood columnsColumns resembled Greek Doric columns, but made of wood, unfluted and had bases. Model of a typical Etruscan templeof the 6thcentury BCEApollo of Veii Etruscan sculptureLife-size statue from the roof of the temple in Veii, Italy, ca. 500 BCEoSize: * 5 feet, 11 inchesoMaterial and media: * painted terracottaoslightly larger than lifeosense of movement oVulca, is said to be sculptorTERMS
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oWhat scene is depicted on top of the coffin?
Observe the faces of this couple reclining over the top of their sarcophagus. They will probably remind you the Greek Archaic Kouros and Kore. Indeed they were rendered about the same time and during the severe stylein Greek sculpture. But do the spouses look ‘severe’ to you? Not really, right?
PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONSHouses of the Dead in a City of the Dead Dead were not buried within the city, but placed in a similar layout (home, furnishings) as what they lived in. Burial chambers were multichambered tombs cut out of limestone. The temples no longer stand because they were made of wood and mud brick.
Tumuli and Necropolis, in Cerveteri, Italy, 7thto 2ndcenturiesBCEThe tombs (now partly underground) are our only source of information about Etruscan culture. Capitoline WolfEtruscan sculptureRome, Italy, ca. 500 BCEoMaterial & Technique: *Hollow Bronze, lost-wax castingoDepicts the story of Romulus and Remus who were abandoned and taking in by ashe-wolf oThe wolf is in an “alert” pose, while the twins are oblivious to their surroundingswhile they suckle. o11th-12th

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