Objects as History objects/artworks

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    • Neanderthal Tools
    • Western Europe/Central Asia
    • Stone
    • circa 300,000 BCE

    Oldest tool humans used
    • Textile Fragment
    • Guiterrero Cave/Andean
    • Woven plant fiber
    • 12,000BCE

    May have been part of a pouch or bag
    • Valdivia female figurines
    • Ecuador
    • Clay, paint ca.
    • 3500 BCE

    May have been fertility objects
    • Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression
    • Sumerian
    • clay
    • Period: Jemdet Nasr, ca. 3100-2900 BCE

    Early type of writing
    • Palette of King Narmer
    • Egyptian
    • Green schist/slate
    • 1st Dynasty

    • A documentation of the unification of upper
    • and lower Egypt
    • Used for application of eye makeup/ eye liner
    • Step Pyramid of King Djoser
    • Imhotep
    • limestone
    • 3rd Dynasty

    • Funerary structure
    • multi-tiered
    • Seated Khafre
    • Egyptian
    • Diorite
    • 4th Dynasty

    Funerary statue of pharaoh Khafre; Khafre is timeless with everlasting power
    • Seated Scribe
    • Egyptian
    • Painted limestone, rock crystal
    • 5th Dynasty

    Realistic and individual features imply person was a highly esteemed dignitary
    • Model Granary from the Tomb of Meketre
    • Egyptian
    • wood, plaster, paint, linen, grain
    • 12th Dynasty

    Part of the tomb of Meketre
    • God Horus Protecting King Nectanebo II
    • Egyptian
    • Meta-greywacke
    • 30th Dynasty

    An example of hierarchic scale
    • Temple of Dendur
    • Egyptian
    • Sandstone
    • Roman period

    Commissioned by Augustus and dedicated to Osiris and Isis
    • Amphora
    • Greek
    • terracotta
    • Geometric period

    (orientalizing, archaic, classical, hellenistic)
    • Column-Krater
    • attributed to Lydos
    • terracotta, Archaic
    • Kouros
    • Greek
    • marble
    • Archaic

    Used as a grave marker
    • Dying Warrior
    • Greek
    • marble
    • Archaic

    From the east pediment, pedimental structure from Parthenon architectural design
    • Kiritos Boy
    • Greek
    • marble
    • Classical

    In a contrapossto pose
    • Spear-bearer
    • Polykleitos
    • marble
    • Classical

    Embodies polykleitos canon
    • Gaul Killing Himself and His Wife
    • Greek 
    • marble
    • Hellenistic

    Was a Hellenistic theme, foreigners
    • Parthenon
    • Iktinos and Kalikrates
    • Greek
    • Classical

    • Sanctuary (temple) that honored Athena
    • built on the Acropolis in Athens
    • Chariot
    • Etruscan
    • bronze inlaid with ivory
    • Archaic

    Used for chariot races
    • Pont du Gard
    • Roman
    • limestone
    • Republican

    Was an aqueduct
    • Cubiculum
    • Roman
    • fresco
    • Late Republican

    A room found in a domus
    • Ara Pacis
    • Roman
    • marble
    • Imperial

    Was commissioned by Augustus to commemorate peace
    • Spoils of the Temple of Jerusalem 
    • Roman
    • marble
    • Imperial

    Part of the arch of Titus - (the relief, triumphal arch)
    • Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius
    • Roman
    • bronze
    • Imperial

    Commemorates emperor Marcus Aurelius
    • Trajan's Column 
    • Roman
    • marble
    • Imperial

    • Contains a continuous frieze, which has to do with conquest
    • (part of an entablature)
    • Arch of Constantine
    • Roman
    • marble
    • Imperial

    • Triumphal arch, glorified conquest
    • Uses spidia? (existing architectural forms used in newer forms)
    • Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia
    • Roma
    • concrete, stucco, limestone
    • Republican

    Housed an oracle; constructed with concrete
    • Pantheon
    • Roman
    • marble
    • Imperial

    Pantheon seems to embody Virtuvian principles

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