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Unformatted text preview: -She seems sad, but she is not crying. -Symbol of her tendure age and innocence. -The bird is considered to be the symbol of the sole. -The dove is the bird of Aphrodite, giving reference to the fact that she died young and missed out on love. -Another theory is that a family lost a little girl and got this figure to replace her. -Presents a new focus on private emotion. Common misconception that Greek art is white. Grave Stele of Hegeso from the Dipylon Cemetery Athens, 400 BCE. -Two figures. -One of them is dead. -The one that is sitting down is the deceased. She occupies more of the sculpture than the other person. -Hegeso, the wife of Proxos. -The image in the face is the same as the Parthenon, lots of influence. -The frame looks like a temble, its a gable. This could be a shrine of the deceased. -Some people think it is a door to the under world. Elevates the theme out of everyday settings....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course ART HISTOR 100 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at UMass (Amherst).
- Fall '09