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  • 1. Greek Art: High Classical 450-400 BCE
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  • 7.
    • High Classical
    • The Parthenon
  • 8. Aerial view of Athenian Acropolis Periklean building Program
  • 9.
    • Left to right: Erechtheion, Parthenon, Propylaia, Athena Nike Temple
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  • 11. Architecture of the Parthenon (pediment, triglyph-melope frieze) Triglyph-metope frieze pediment
  • 12. Plan of the Parthenon
  • 13. Architecture of the Parthenon: what happens when you make a straight line optical refinements Straight horizontal lines dip in the middle Straight vertical lines bow inwards
  • 14. Architecture of the Parthenon: material and scale
    • Parthenon: pentelic marble
    • Olympia: local limestone
  • 15. Architecture: optical refinements overcompensate for what the eyes see Straight horizontal lines dip in the middle Straight vertical lines bow inwards
  • 16. Architecture: optical refinements overcompensate for what the eyes see Straight vertical lines bow inwards (blue) Refinements bow out artificially (red)
  • 17. Architecture: optical refinement entasis
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  • 19. Another optical refinements: platform bulges
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  • 22.  
  • 23. Sculpture
    • Carved pediments over E and W facades
    • 92 carved metopes
    • Continuous frieze under porch (528 feet long) probably depicting Great Panathenaia
  • 24.
    • East pediment (below): Birth of Athena
    • Hephaistos, Zeus and Athena
    Pediments
  • 25. Parthenon East Pediment (and details)
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  • 27. Parthenon, East Pediment details
  • 28. East Pediment details
  • 29.
      • Metopes
    • 92 total
    • 4.5X 4.5 feet
  • 30.
    • 92 total
    • 14 on the E and W ends
    • 32 on the N and S sides
    • Date 447-338
    • 4.5 x 4.5 feet
    Metopes Triglyph-metope frieze
  • 31. Metopes
    • East: Greeks fighting Amazons
    • West: Greek Gods fighting Giants
    • South: Greeks fighting Centaurs
    • North: Greeks fighting Trojans
  • 32.
    • South Metopes
  • 33.  
  • 34. Parthenon frieze
    • 528 feet long
    • Panathenaic procession
  • 35.  
  • 36. North Frieze Horsemen Parthenon Frieze
  • 37.
    • Marshals and young women from the Parthenon frieze
  • 38.
    • Marshals and young women from Parthenon frieze
    • Persepolis, Apanda staircase with envoys
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  • 41. Cull statue
    • Almost 40 feet tall
    • Gold, ivory and silver over wood
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  • 43. Centennial Park, Nashville Tennessee
  • 44. Nashville, TN Centennial Park
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