Exam 2 Lecture Notes

Exam 2 Lecture Notes - Second Exam Wednesday 10:10 AM...

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Second Exam Wednesday, February 20, 2008 10:10 AM Today's Topics: Egypt Pyramids Announcements: Homework: Lecture Topic: During the lecture, take notes here. Great Pyramid of Khufu The largest The Great Sphinx in front of the Great Pyramid of Khafre Sphinx- greek root for "mysterious" Protector of sacred spaces in Egyptian mythology Lion/man hybrid: avatar of the pharoah Pyramid of Khafre The only pyramid with "casing" still remaining. Highly polished white limestone where The second largest pyramid Seated Khafre. c. 2570-2544 BCE. Diorite. 5"6"h. Original located in Valley Temple of Ka statues Ka (statue): reservoir for the Ka, or Egyptian concept of a soul In situ: in its original location Side view of Seated Khafre with falcon god Horus visible Menkaure and Khamerabnety. (Menkaure and his Wife). c. 2,500 BCE Monolithic: carved from a single block of stone Idealization: enhancing the features and form of a figure (usually a human) in order to convey the favored or "ideal" qualities of a people, culture or time period. Greek Kouros (youth). 6th c. BCE Study Questions After the lecture, create questions based on the notes.
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Pasted from < http://www.utexas.edu/cofa/bma/images/2037.80.gif Polykleitos. Doryphoros, "The Spear Bearer". C. 450 BCE Roman marble copy (1st c. CE) of Greek bronze original (now lost) Parthenon. 447-438 BCE (Golden Age/High Classical Period). Built after expulsion of conquering invaders ( Persian= Barbarian) Marble sculpture: Subtractive Technique "Carving" A block is cut or carved (material is removed or subtracted) to create image Bronze Sculpture: Additive technique "Casting"/"Lost Wax" A mold is made. Liquid bronze is poured Ethos: disposition or moral character revealed by the countenance or appearance ( or manner of speech-rhetoric) Laocoon. 1st century BCE. Roman copy: 1st century CE.
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Hellenistic: Characterized by greater naturalism united with realism ( more interest in human emotion and even frailties). L Linked to the expansion of the Greek world (Helles). You see sculptures of people in pain, elderly people, drama
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARTS 2000 taught by Professor Broome during the Spring '07 term at UGA.

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Exam 2 Lecture Notes - Second Exam Wednesday 10:10 AM...

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