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Buser%20Survey%20of%20Art%202010 - A Brief Art Historical...

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A Brief Art Historical Survey of Western Art (much abbreviated) Date Art Period, Era or Style Art/Artist Historical Facts 40,000 – 1000 BCE PREHISTORIC Paleolithic and Neolithic Cosquer Cave, 25,000 BCE Venus from Dolni Vestonice c. 20,000 BCE toolmaking Increase of agriculture 4000 – 2000 BCE SUMERIAN Ziggurat, ca. 2100 BCE Statuettes from the Abu Temple, ca.2700 – 2600 BCE 3500 – 350 BCE EGYPTIAN Great Pyramids of Giza, ca. 2530 – 2460 BCE Mycerinus and Kha-merer II, 2490 – 2472 BCE c. 3000 BCE hieroglyphic writing 3000 – 1200 BCE MINOAN Bull Leaping , ca. 1500 BCE Palace at Knossos, 1600-1400 BCE 1000 – 3 0 BCE GREEK Classical 480-323 BCE Parthenon, 447-432 BCE Polyclitus, Spearbearer , original ca. 440 BCE c. 700 BCE 1 st Olympiad 536 Birth of Buddha (India) 510 BCE -476 CE ROMAN Portrait of Augustus as general, ca. 20 BCE Pantheon, C.E. 117-125 In India- The Great Stupa , begun 3 rd cen. BCE
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