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  1. The first truly monumental stone statues of the Greeks followed the _________
    Egyptian
  2. The Persians sacked the Athenian Acropolis in __________.
    480 BCE
  3. The pronounced swelling at the middle of the column shaft is called ________.
    entasis
  4. The acknowledged master of the black-figure technique was _________.
    Exekias
  5. __________ was interested in showing human anatomy convincingly, but also showing the figure occupying space.
    Euphronios
  6. Diskobolos (Discus Thrower) was created by _________.
    Myron
  7. In 454 BCE, the _________ ________ was transferred to Athens ostensibly for security reasons.
    Delian Treasury
  8. Kresilas was the sculptor of the portrait bust of _______.
    Pericles
  9. Plutarch claimed that _______ was in charge of the entire Periclean Acropolis project.
    Phidias
  10. Mnesikles was the architect of note for the _______, the monumental entrance to the Acropolis.
    Propylaia
  11. Another Ionic building on the Athenian Acropolis is the ____________, designed by Kallikrates.
    Temple of Athena Nike
  12. The leading painter of the first half of the fifth century BCE was ____________.
    Polygnotos of Thasos
  13. __________ was one of the leading sculptors of the fourth century BCE.
    Praxiteles
  14. ________ was the capital of Macedonia.
    Pella
  15. The earliest instance of a/an ____________on the exterior of a Greek building is the Choragic Monument of Lysikrates.
    corinthinian capital
  16. The Altar of Zeus, Pergamon, presents in mythological disguise the victory of Attalos I over the _________.
    Gauls
  17. Athanadoros, Hagesandros and Polydoros are thought to be the three Rhodian sculptors who created the _____________.
    Laocoon
  18. Statues of the aged and the ugly can be found in the ________ period.
    Hellenistic
  19. The redefinition of portraiture was one of the great achievements of __________ artists.
    Hellenstic
  20. ________, Skopas and Lysippos made bold steps in humanizing the gods of Greek statuary in the fourth century BCE.
    Praxiteles

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