Arh 2-2.2 - o Found with traces of paint-Male Lyre...

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Arh 2-2 Prehistoric Aegean - Sea dominates every aspect of life in the Aegean - 3000-1200BC - Generally divided into 3 geographically distinct regions. Cycladic- comes from Cyclades. 2 nd is Minoin art which is distinct to the region of Crete. 3 rd is Helladic which is the art of the Greek mainland - Tendency in the Cycladic art to use small human marble sculptures - Figurine of a woman-Syros, Cyclades, c. 2500-2300BC. o 18 inches tall. Made from marble o Hardly ever went over 12 inches tall o Found in a grave o Used to show 3 basic theme, Female figures, Male Figures, and Musicians o Strikingly simple and modern o Fully frontal, nude, arms crossed across the middle. o Angular, triangle head and body, and tapered legs with lines to indicate toes. o Used as a funerary offering o Possibly laying down.
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Unformatted text preview: o Found with traces of paint-Male Lyre player-Keros, Cyclades, c. 2700-2500BC. o Marble o Has a lyre in his hands. o Considered companions of the dead o Begin to disappear at the same time Minoan Crete begins to rise. -Aerial view of palace at Knossos-Crete, Minoan, Greece,1700-1400BC. o Peaceful bronze age culture(Crete) o Discovered by Sr. Arthur Evans in the early 1900s Publishes the Palace of king Minosos at Knossos in 1921-Minos was the son of the god Zeus and mortal Europa who on Crete had Minos. Then she married the king of Crete making Minos the prince. Posideon gives Minos a white bull and tells him to sacrifice it but he doesnt. His wife is bestowed with a want to have make love with the bull. From there the Menetar is born. -...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ARH 2059 taught by Professor Margaretzaho during the Spring '07 term at University of Central Florida.

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