Vocab Midterm 1

Vocab Midterm 1 - Vocab Midterm 1 Sunday, March 06, 2011...

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Necropolis - Large burial cemetary Mastaba - Brick or stone structure with sloping sides erected over a tomb connected with an outside shaft Ben-Ben- pyramidal stone Veneer - a covering or incrustation of stone manufacturing Column - a stone pillar that holds up a structure Pier - raised structure including a bridge Capital - forms the crowning member of a column or a pilaster Dressed Stone - style of building using only cuboid blocks to have squared edges Palette- range of colors used in an art Canon of Proportions - egyptian law that artists were mandated to regularize dimensions and scale Dry Fresco - mural painting put on walls done on plaster Pictorial Conventions - a widely used or accepted technique for portrayal of subject in art Canon - an accepted principle or work considered authorative/representing a field Axial - forming an axis Colonnade - series of columns placed at regular intervals of space Hypostyle Hall - flat ceiling supported by columns Pylon Temple - monumental gate placed in front of an egyptian temple
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course ARH 101 taught by Professor Leslie during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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