MATERIAL to review for MIDTERM: Introductory material Prehistoric Ancient Near East Ancient Egypt Aegean Ancient Greece Ancient Rome
PART I – ESSAY Choose ONE (1) essay from the list provided - work up your essay this week WORTH 25 pts max.!
PART I – SLIDE IDs (10 individual objects; ea. 4 pts. Max. = 40) Get 4 out of 5 right for full credit DATING : use “circa” and do your best – I have rounded off some dates 3x5” cards – very useful Friends/study-buddies in the class – priceless Try a study group meeting
Unknown, Spotted Horses & Human Hands, from Pech-Merle Cave, c. 25,000-15,000 B.C.E., paint on limestone, French Prehistoric Paleolithic
Unknown, Woman from Willendorf, c. 24,000 B.C.E., limestone, Austrian Prehistoric Paleolithic
Unknown, Stonehenge, England, c. 2,900-1,500 BCE, sandstone and bluestone, British prehistoric (Neolithic) period,
Unknown, Votive figures, limestone, alabaster & gypsum, c. 2900-2600 BCE, ancient Near Eastern, Sumerian
Unknown, Bull lyre, from the royal tombs of Ur (modern Iraq), c. 2500 B.C.E. wood with gold, silver lapis lazuli, bitumen, and shell, reassembled in a modern wood support. Ancient Near Eastern Sumerian
Unknown, Stele of Naramsin, limestone, c. 2200 BCE, ancient Near Eastern, Akkadian
Unknown, Ruins of the Anu Ziggurat & White Temple, Uruk, (modern Iran), c. 3,000 B.C.E., architecture, Ancient Near Eastern, Sumerian culture.
Unknown, Stele of Hammurabi, Susa (now Iran), c. 1,750 B.C.E., diorite, Ancient Near Eastern, Babylonian culture.
Unknown, Ishtar Gate & throne room wall, from Babylon (now modern Iraq), c. 575 B.C.E., glazed brick, Ancient Near Eastern, Neo-Babylonian culture.
Unknown, Palette of Narmer, c. 2900 BCE, green schist, Egypt Early dynastic period
Unknown, Great Pyramids at Giza, c. 2500 BCE, limestone & granite, Egypt Old Kingdom
Unknown, Menkaure and a Queen, c. 2490 BCE, graywacke w/paint traces, Egypt Old Kingdom
Unknown, Hypostyle Hall, Great Temple of Amun at Karnak, architecture, c. 1200 BCE, Egypt New Kingdom
Unknown, Tutankhamun’s coffin, from the tomb of Tut. in the Valley of the Kings, c. 1330 BCE, Gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones (innermost coffin), Egypt, New Kingdom
Unknown, Rosetta Stone, 196 BCE, stone, Egyptian Ptolmaic period
Unknown, “Palace” Complex at Knossos, island of Crete, architecture, c. 1900-1400 BCE, ancient Aegean Minoan
Unknown,Woman or goddess with Snakes, from Knossos, Crete, c. 1700-1500 BCE, Faience, ancient Aegean Minoan
Unknown, Pendant of gold bees, from Crete, ancient Greek (c. 1600 BCE) gold, ancient Aegean Minoan
Unknown, Citadel at Mycenae, architecture, c. 1600-12000 BCE, ancient Aegean Mycenaen
Unknown, Funerary krater, from the Dipylon Cemetery, Athens, c. 700 BCE, ceramic, ancient Greece, geometric period
Unknown, New York/Metropolitan Kouros, c. 600 BCE, marble, Greece Archaic period
Kallikrates and Iktinos and others, the Parthenon on the Acropolis, Athens, Greece, (c. 440 BCE), marble, ancient Greek Classical period
Pheidias or his workshop, three goddesses, from the east pediment of the Parthenon, Athens, Greece, (c. 440 BCE), marble, ancient Greek Classical period
Polykleitos, The Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), c. 450 BCE, ancient Roman marble copy of an ancient Greek bronze) original from the ancient Greece Classical period
Unknown, Reclining Couple of a Sarcophagus, from Cerveteri, Italy, c. 500 BCE, Italy Etruscan culture
Unknown, Pont du Gard, in Nimes, France, stone, ancient Roman
Unknown, Augustus of Primaporta , c. 20 CE, marble (originally colored), ancient Rome
Unknown, House of the Vettii, peristyle garden, in Pompeii, c. 70 CE, architecture, ancient Roman
Unknown, the Pantheon, Rome, c. 120 CE, marble, concrete and rubble, ancient Roman
Unknown, Triumphal Arch of Constantine, 315 CE, marble, ancient Rome
PART III – SLIDE COMPARISONS 2 pairs; for each pair you will answer one ID element (title, or date, or medium/media & ground, etc.) AND a thematic comparison question – some themes are posted as a word doc.) (2 pairs, each 10 pts. = 20).
PART III – TERM definitions and examples (terms are posted as a Word doc.) (10 terms, each 2-part (def. and example); definition – 1 pt.; title of an example - .5 – total 15 pts. Max.)