HOMEWORK #5 Akkadian, Neo-Sumerian, Babylonian, Hittite Art
1 Look at Head of Akkadian ruler Make a few notes about this work.
2 Diagram Victory Stele of Naram-Sin. Take a few notes about this work.
3 Take notes on Gudea.
4 Read Box on Hammurabis Law Code
HW #12 Read about The Prehistoric Aegean"
1 Draw and label a cycladic sculpture. Find the Cyclades Islands on the map.
2 Identify the main points made in your texts about characteristics of Minoan painting.
3 Draw and label a Minoan column form the Palace
HW #14 "The Archaic Period "
1 Look at all the illustrations in your texts & describe the way the human figure is depicted.
(Note you may make a diagram & annotate it to describe its features. instead of
2 Describe & date the purpose of the k
HW #13 Read about Art of Ancient Greece"
1 Take notes on "Geometric & Orientalizing" periods of ancient Greek art.
2 Identify the main points made in your texts about characteristics of Geometric & Orientalizing
3 Read "boxes" in Gardner & Adam
3. Column from the Palace at Knossos (Crete, Greece; c.1700-1400 bce.):
- shaft is stylized inverted/ upside-down treetruck: tapers from wide top to narrower bottom
opposite from Egyptian and Greek columns
- bulbous, round capital
HW #15 "Classical Style"
1 Transition to the Classical style begins with a statue called "The Kritios Boy?" What is different
about this statue as compared to the usual kouros or kore figures?
2 During what historical period did the shift in style occur?
1 Look at map and time line.
Look at samples of the major images.
2. Take notes on Sumer Inventions, Writing, City-States, Famous Ziggurat
& use of narrative - Gilgamesh
3. Diagram & annotate a votive figure found at Tell Asmar
4. Read about o
HW #10 Akhnaten & the Amarna Period + Post-Amarna period
1 Akhnaten - called first "monotheist" - List stylistic qualities of art in this period.
2 Tomb of Tutenkhamen. Read. Look at illustrations.
3 What is a "Book of the Dead?" (summarize definition in
HW #7 Neo-Babylonian, Persian, Sassanian
1 Take notes on brief resurgence of Babylon and its art under the fabled King Nebuchadadnezzar.
2 Consult box in this chapter for original sources
3 Make a few notes on how the early nomadic Persians who produced f
HOMEWORK #6 Elamite & Assyrian Art
1 Make a chronology of succession of dominance. (How did steles of Naram-Sin,
Hammurabi end up in Susa?)
Take notes on Portrait of Queen Napur-Asu.
2 List features of Fortress Palace built by Sargon II at Khorsabad.