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  1. What is a two handed storage jar?
    amphora
  2. What is a word in Greek culture that means youth statue of young men?
    kouros
  3. What is a greece phrase referring to the grin on archaic statues?
    archaic smile
  4. What is a mixture of pigment and wax applied when hot and is not permanent?
    encauste
  5. What is the first temple style identifies by the earliest simplistic capital?
    doric
  6. what is the top of the column?
    capital
  7. What is the kind of column that has a "I" shape capital with rounded ends?
    ionic
  8. What kind of column has the most advanced looking capital; that is designed to look like leaves of an acanthus plant?
    corinthian
  9. What is the triangular area in front of the roof line of temples?
    pediment
  10. What is the horizontal projecting area between the pediment and frieze; it is a band that breaks up the pediment and frieze?
    cornice
  11. What is the band of images that is under the pediment and above the architreave?
    frieze
  12. What is the area beneath the frieze that rests on top of the capitals?
    architrave
  13. What is a buldge in the column that when you are looking straight up at it that it creates an optical illusion where it doesnt curve because of the taperred column?
    entasis
  14. What is a vase that has black figures and red figures?
    bilingual vase
  15. What is an image made up of thousands of tiny colored stones?
    mosaic
  16. Tiny stones or pieces of glass used in mosaics?
    tesserae
  17. What is "counter balance"; shifted weight classical?
    contrapposto
  18. A cylindrical container for womens make up and toilitries?
    cista
  19. Etruscan death demons
    charuns
  20. an arch that is stretched out; an extension of a simple arch?
    barrel vault
  21. 2 intersecting barrell vaults; lighter less lengthy appearance tthen barrel vaults?
    groin vault
  22. an arch spun around 360 degress?
    dome
  23. what is the hole called at the top of the dome?
    oculus
  24. Super realistic portraits?
    beristict portraits
  25. double theatre facing one another
    amphitheatre
  26. A concept that objects are far away when drawing?
    linear perspective
  27. things that look detailed up close but blurry and hazy for farther away
    atmospheric perspective
  28. What is roman peace; a period of peace that lasted 200 years?
    pax romano
  29. What is a massive freestanding arch built to celebrate a monumentous event like triumph or death?
    triumphal arch
  30. What is a column that is half ionic and half corinthian?
    composite columns

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