Ancient Greek Art Continued

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Ancient Greek Art Continued 2/8/12 Still in Classical Period - August 16, 1972 town of Riace - Found statues in the sand beneath the sea o Many statues found here because it is along an ancient shipping route - Found to be bronze statues o Not a lot of bronze statues from antiquity because bronze was very reusable Marble is not as reusable - Riace Warrior A and Riace Warrior B , 460-450 BC, bronze o Flat footed, standing in contrapposto stance Different than raised foot of o Warrior B is dated closer to 430 BC o Warrior A originally held a sword and shield o Highly idealized body, still maintains level of naturalism in face, particularly with beard o Mature face, natural details Include veins, swollen foot o Probably used as a victory monument of the Greeks over Persians o Lost wax method o Analyzing clay contents pinpoints these statues to ancient town in Greece. - After the Classical Period (from the Golden Age of Greek Art/History) war broke out between Sparta and Athens
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