Cycladic Minoan - Aegean Art Cycladic Minoan Cyclades...

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Aegean Art Cycladic Minoan
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Cyclades Island group, with lightning bolts marking Paros and Naxos, sources of the marble used in Cycladic sculpture.
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Two Figures of Women, perhaps grave markers, Cyclades, c. 2500-2000 BCE, heights 13” and 25”
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Seated Harp Player, Keros, Cyclades, c. 2700-2500 BCE, height 11 ½”
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Figures of a man and a woman, Cycladic
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Cycladic figurine, c. 2500 BCE, marble, 30 in., Amorgos, Cyclades (early bronze age).
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Minoan Civilization with Thera (Akrotiri), Knossos, and Phaistos marked.
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Linear A (below) and Linear B (right)
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The Phaistos Disc
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Reconstruction of the Knossos Palace Complex, which would have had over 1000 rooms at its high point
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Plan of Knossos palace, c. 1400 BCE.
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Knossos, Little Palace
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Common elements of Minoan Palace Complexes in the Neopalatial Period (Knossos, Phaistos, Mallia, Zakro) Central Court (typically North-south in orientation, often close to 2:1 proportions) Multiple stories (some areas up to 5 stories high!) Magazines for storage
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2011 for the course AHS 195 taught by Professor K.koblik during the Fall '10 term at Diablo Valley College.

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Cycladic Minoan - Aegean Art Cycladic Minoan Cyclades...

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