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  • 1. Aegean Art c. 3000 – 1100 BCE
  • 2. Cycladic Art
    • Folded Arms
    • 3. Slight & Virginal
    • 4. Delicate proportions
    • 5. Subtle contours
    • 6. Most Likely Painted
    c. 2500 – 1100 BCE
  • 7.
    • In the round sculpture
    • 8. Tubular
    • 9. Basic Geometric Forms
    Lyre Player c. 2000 BCE
  • 10. Painting
    • Murals done in Fresco
    • 11. Large gaps filled in by modern restorers
    • 12. Extremely curvilinear and lyrical line
    • 13. Vibrant colors, smooth lines and sense of nature
  • c. 1500 BCE
    c. 1800 BCE
    Note 2nd millenium BCE the intro of the potter’s wheel
    Kamares Ware - Tossed in dump sites
  • 14. Minoans
    Little Concern for defense or religion (no fortifications or temples)
    Utilized Metals
    System of writing
    Urban, mercantile civilization
    Emerging in Neolithic Age
  • 15.
  • 16. Palace of Knossos, Crete
    • Rambling and not pre-planned
    • 17. Labyrinth
    • 18. Columns larger at top, taper to bottom
    • 19. Bulbous round tops of columns
    • 20. Megaron (chamber composed of straight angled intersecting walls and a door opening to the outer space)
    • 21. Low ceilings, intimate rooms
    • 22. Terraces and open galleries
  • Painting
    • Murals done in Fresco
    • 23. Large gaps filled in by modern restorers
    • 24. Extremely curvilinear and lyrical line
    • 25. Vibrant colors, smooth lines and sense of nature
  • Toreador Fresco
    • Red-brown color of men
    • 26. Yellow of women
    • 27. Curving lines
    • 28. Religious ritual?: jumping over the bull
    • 29. Bull appears decorative and non-threatening
    • 30. Thin waists
    • 31. Inspired by Egyptian art
  • Rhyton Bull from Knossos (c. 1550 – 1500 BCE)
    • Incised lines
    • 32. Inlaid shell and rock crystal in eyes
  • Snake Goddess
  • Mycenaean Art
    Lion Gate, Mycenae, Greece
    Propylon (columned gateway)
    Heads of animals made of separate pieces of stone or metal, don’t survive
    May have been sphinxes, not lions
    Huge rocks grooved in place without mortar
    Outer protected entrance of a Mycenaean citadel
    C. 1250 BCE
  • 38. Mycenaean Art
    Treasury of Atreus, Mycenaean
    Dome of corbeled stones
    Unknown function (tomb?)
    Largest vaulted interior space built up to at that time, and until the Roman Pantheon
    Each stone gently curved to create a circular interior
    C. 1250 BCE
  • 39. Funerary Mask
    • Repoussé
    • 40. Death mask
    • 41. Curly-cue like ears
    • 42. Life-like yet primitive quality
    • 43. Beard, moustache and eyebrows rendered in short thick strokes
    • 44. Claimed as the Mask of Agemmemnon by Heinrich Schliemann in 1876