Arch Test 2 Study Guide

Arch Test 2 Study Guide - EGYPTIAN TEMPLE 1450 BC...

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EGYPTIAN TEMPLE 1450 BC Characteristics: Big gate and wall Made of stone (long-lasting, rare, conveys importance) Wall separates sacred from secular Hypostyle hall Started clear story Massive Open space/courtyard after entering through gate Long walkways through Narrow opening/thick wall Intimidating Post and beam, traviated structure Example: Temple of Amon o Location: Thebes o Time: 1530-323 BC Plan:
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400 BC Characteristics: On top of hill (Acropolis) Has a walkway leading up to it and go through “propylea” (small, temple-looking gateway) Post and beams, traviated, but added pediment (triangle on top) Concerned more about perfecting traviated than experimenting with archs Precision Clay tile roof Egyptian architecture carried on into Greece Peristyle (line of columns along outside of building) Rectangular shape Made of marble/stone Distinguishing feature: Columns Emphasis on exterior sculptural form Low-pitched ceilings Small, cramped interiors Size based on human proportions
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARCH 2401 taught by Professor Carpenter during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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