Greek Transport Amphoras
An amphora is a beautiful piece of artwork reflecting the culture of a timeless
civilization. Its also a vase; or at least it was. However, they stand for much more. There
are bare necessities that are required of any nation-state
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o 7th Century
Geometric -> new styles and motifs from nature
Deadalic style (flat body, long triangular face ,large eyes, wig like
o Archaic Period
Egypt- the big extravagant buildings were for mourning of the dead, and the afterlife.
Here the temple is representative more of divinity, and community.
Why invest so much energy in temple? But not in cemetery?
No effort at all in the
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Temple of Zeus, Olympia
Temple of Zeus East Pediment
In symmetria, Zeus at center
River god in right corner
Temple of Zeus West pediment