Art History

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Art History
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2011-11-12 22:57:20
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  1. was where organs were placed during mummification; they were kept in the tombs for when mummies came "back to life" they would have their organs.
    canopic jars
  2. city of the dead
    Necropolis
  3. the top of egyptian columns; designed to look like papyras plants
    capital
  4. a set system of proportion used to depict the human body; lasted for 1000s of years unlike the greeks with their art evolution
    cannon
  5. a raised middle portion for light and air oof a hypostyle hall
    clerestary
  6. a temple with massive sloping walls as their entrance called pylons; ex: Temple of Horus
    pylon temple
  7. a painting or sculpture carved into the wall
    sunken relief
  8. painting done in wet plaster; as the plaster dries the paint becomes one with the wall
    fresco
  9. multicolored; all kamares were
    polychromatic
  10. a stone coffin; in latin means consumer of flesh
    sarcophagus
  11. massive rough-cut stone blocks; name origin because of Cyclops rumor
    cyclopean masonry
  12. builders piled the large stones and cantilevered (stacking one rock closer on each side till they meet) to form a arch
    corbeled vault
  13. beehived shape or domed tomb
    tholos tomb
  14. a bold use for mixing water and wine; ex: Warrior Vase
    krater

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