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Unformatted text preview: Temples- Earliest evidence of adoption of Eastern motifs in Corinth and Sanctuary of Poseidon at Isthmia (close to Corinth) o Corinth: masonry blocks and terracotta rooftiles, the weight of which provided another reason to use stone for walls o Isthmia: stone columns surrounded a deep porch and cella (main room for cult statue) with more columns standing on individual stone bases in single row in the interior; stone walls (some with painted panels), terracotta rooftiles, some wood elements of superstructure Orientalizing Period- DadaelicStyle o Triangular face, rope or wiglike hair, large eyes o Male and female o Stone, wood, pottery, bronze o Artistic style in the Orientalizing period, NOT a period on its own - Near Eastern Influence o Fantastic Beasts - Black-figure o Pottery style: black figures made with silhouette shapes and incising/etching of details o Allowed color of clay to appear in thin, sharp lines to suggest forms Mantiklos Bronze - From Thebes- Dedicated to Apollo- Daedalic style (orientalizing pd)- Newfound skill of writing used on both thighs...
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