Christ seated (Figure 11-8)
a. What is the date of this image?
b. How does this figure show classical influences?
c. Why is that important?
a. 360 CE b. Jesus has no beard, portrayed as a philosophical, learned man c. smooth
skin, marble statuette c. cult
Art Before History
Profile view (paleo, , meso, neo)
-Create convincing image of subject- pictoral definition
Venus of Willendorf
Fertility- anatomical exaggeration (breasts, pubic triangle)
-not representing specific woman but female form
-cluster of sma
beehive tomb In Mycenaean architecture, a beehive-shaped tomb covered by an earthen
mound and constructed as a corbeled vault. See tholos.
corbel A projecting wall member used as a support for some element in the
superstructure. Also, c