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Unformatted text preview: May 17, 2010 Mycenae and Iron Age Greece The Mycenaean come out of the Greek mainland, they gradually take over many of the islands around Greece. More wealth goes to mainland Greece. Citadel • In a hill for protection • Have walls up around them • Three different city walls • Final wall built around 1200 BCE • Everything, including graves, are inside the walls of the city • Create multi-story buildings Warrior Krater • Typical of Greek pottery • Large vessel, 2 feet high • Ceremonial Vase • Functional but decorated • Begin to have more rounded figures in the art • More naturalistic people, but are all the same • Progression of repeated figures, encourages interaction with it • Encourages ideas of the state, representation of the people of the area • More focus on state wide skills • Woman on the side is shown being contentious • Emotional woman perhaps In the Greek mainland they built fortified cities. The Durians invade Greece. They take over the Mycenaean culture. Durians smash everything, and the Mycenaean’s flee and settle cities elsewhere. Lasts around 200 years (dark ages). No written language during that period, no elsewhere....
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This note was uploaded on 11/06/2011 for the course ART 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UNC.
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