test2-5 - c Named Minoans after king Minos c No wall...

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2. no eyes, mouth beard; they were originally painted on 3. found in and around graves; buried with individuals 4. where they were placed was dependent on the function 5. cannot stand on its own 6. compare/contrast 1. uses pubic triangle no facial features very geometric placement of arms on body c could be pregnant - Male lyre player c marble stone c seated holding a lyre c expressive quality here c Birds beak on instrument c buried with the dead c multiple figures of these in a grave c Could represent entertainment for the deceased Minoan Art: (had an early language Linear B) - Palace at Knossos; Crete, Greece c Associated with Sir Arthur Evans (Context Sir with term) c Searching for something specific (validity to the locations) c Interested in the myth of King Minos Minos: Lived in a palace and there was a labyrinth; kept creature Minatar Fed young child to Minatar c Images painted on the wall of bulls c Structure inspired the myth of Minatar
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Unformatted text preview: c Named Minoans after king Minos c No wall surrounding protection-strong naval fleet -Bull-leaping, Palace at Knossos; Crete, Greece c Laid down a layer or plaster, while it was wet he painted on top of it c Artist must be very skilled c chemical bond that makes it adhere to the wall much better c What we see? Bull, 3 figures; whites are female, red is male. c Grad onto horns and flip over, grab onto middle and finish flip, then land on the ground • Seeing a sequential motion c Pinched waste -Spring Fresco c Fresco painting; paint on top of plaster c Walls decorated with a landscape c Terrain looks like it is moving; smooth softer curving line. Indicates moving c Colors: yellow, red, blue; not in natural landscape c No realistic idea of space c In good condition because of volcanic ash that's covering it -Octopus jar c Primitive c Octopus is depicted c Symbolic of Minoans c Curved line used...
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This note was uploaded on 09/10/2009 for the course ARH 252 taught by Professor Andreataylor during the Spring '08 term at Alabama.

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