Egyptian and Aegean Art (part 3)

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    • Corbeled Gallery
    • Era: Mycenean Art
    • Location: Tiryns
    • Techniques:
    • 20ft thick
    • cantilevered technique - rocks slowly merge at top thru multiple layers
    • use mortar or wedge clay or small stones inbetween the stones
    • primitive vaulting
    • Lion Gate
    • Era: Mycenean Art, 1300 BCE
    • Location: Mycenae
    • Tecnhiques:
    • limestone relief panel
    • post and lintel construction under lions
    • lions carvedin high relief - no heads
    • lions face columns in center
    • column represents palace itself - paying homage to the ruler inside
    • deisgned to harmonize dignity, strength, and scale
    • if they were composite they would have had the face of the ruler


    • Treasury of Atreus
    • Era: Mycenean Art, 1400 BCE
    • Location: Mycenae
    • Techniques:
    • dig long underground shafts called dromoses¬†
    • dug into a mound
    • tholos is actual tomb
    • lined with stone
    • floor of pebbles
    • post and lintel construction of doorway with relieving triangle
    • Tholos
    • Era: Mycenean Art
    • Techniques:
    • bee hive tomb
    • part of a grave circle
    • oculus is an opening at the top that they sealed
    • rough stones on bottom and finer stones on top
    • Death Mask (Mask of Agamemnon)
    • Era: Mycenean Art, 1500 BCE
    • Location: Royal Tombs, Mycenae
    • Techniques:
    • repousse technique (beating the metal into shape)
    • rendering of an individualized human face
    • closed eyes
    • Inlaid Dagger Blades
    • Era: Mycenean
    • Location: Royal Tombs, Mycenae
    • Techniques:
    • bronze inlaid with gold and silver
    • longest one depicts hunters fighting a lion
    • another one depicts lions fleeing
    • different one depict lions attacking a deer
    • figures have thin waistlines and long hair
    • Vaphio Cups
    • Era: Mycenean, 1500 BCE
    • Location: Laconia
    • Techniques:¬†
    • repousse technique
    • two layers of gold, inner one in smooth
    • all cups have bulls
    • each cup has 3 scenes
    • Warrior Vase
    • Era: Mycenean, 1200 BCE
    • Location: Mycenae
    • Techniques:
    • typical Minoan figures with longer noses
    • long necks
    • detailed hemlets
    • frontal torso and eye, profile legs and head
    • not individuals
    • no setting or landscape

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