Humanities Final Exam Review: Art and Architecture part 1

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    • Lascaux Cave, France
    • 15,000-13000 BCE
    • Bison -realistic
    • Bird Head Man -stylized
    • Cave closed to visitors, replica made
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    • Chauvet Cave, France
    • 30,000 BCE
    • Earliest examples of shading.
    • horses are naturalistic.
    • herd of aurochs
    • rhinos fight
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    • Stonehenge
    • megaliths (large stones). Built roughly 2000 years ago. Most complete stone circle.
    • Oriented to summer solstice. Stones came from 100 miles away.
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    • Mountain shaped temple.
    • No inside
    • Most famous is Temple of Babyl.
    • May have had soil.
    • Priests only ones to go up to make offerings at top.
    • Belief that gods lived up high.
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    • Stele of Hammurabi:
    • Best preserved law code
    • Example of Talion Law
    • Shows god Shamash giving authority to Hammurabi,
    • then code written below.
    • 7 feet tall.
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    • Mankaure with Queen
    • 4th pharoah
    • built giza pyramids
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    Kouros - greek statues of young men modelled after Apollo
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    • Lion's Gate
    • at ancient site Mycenae in Greece
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    • Acropolis
    • Greek Citadel
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    • Parthenon
    • On Acropolis
    • Dedicated to Athena
    • Symbol of Democracy
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    Spearbearer by Polyclitus
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    Laocoon and his Sons
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    • Capitolene wolf
    • With Romulus and Remus
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    A Roman Man
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    Colusseum
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    Pont Du Gard
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    Arch of Titus
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    • Hagia Sophia
    • Instanbul
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    • Muslim
    • Dome of the Rock.
    • Built same place as Temple of Hebrews.
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    • Temple
    • Created by Solomon for ancient Hebrew
    • housed 10 commandments in ark of cov.
    • destroyed, rebuilt, space left for 10 comm.
    • destroyed again by Romans but one wall
    • Holy physical structure in Judaism.
    • People pray at the Wailing wall.
    • Built on Temple Mount.
    • Same place Temple of Mount built
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    Calligraphy from the Qur'an
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    Great Stupa at Sanchi
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    Book of Kells
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    • Bayeux Tapestry
    • Shows up to and of Norman Invasion of England.
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