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Week 14 and 15 110 11

  1. 1. Ancient Art Survey—Weeks 14 and 15 Check for optional/supplemental online readings. Next week we will do a review for the Final Exam. Final Exam is at 7 pm on Dec. 12. You must turn in any paper or projects by that time. I cannot accept them after the Final Exam is over.India, Mohengo-Daro (seals), Hinudism, Vishnu, Shiva (Dancing Shiva/Shiva Nataraja),Prambanan (Java, Indonesia), Angkor Wat (Cambodia/Khmer), Buddhism (ShakyamuniBuddha/Siddhartha Gautama), Samsara/Nirvana, Four Noble Truths/Eight-Fold Path,wheels, stupa, Sanchi, Sanghati, Lakshana, Chakra, Ushnisha, elongated ears, Urna,Mudras, Abhaya, Bodhisattvas, Pre-Columbian, Colima, Nayarit, Olmecs ("Jaguar People,"nahual), jade, La Venta, Monte Alban (Zapotecs), necropolis, fresco, Teotihuacan, Pyramids ofthe Sun and Moon, Avenue of the Dead, Temple of Quetzlcoatl (the Feathered Serpent), Tlaloc,Maya, Yucatan, Tikal, stelae, Palenque, Lord Pacal, Chichen Itza (the Itza), Chac Mool, AlbertoRuz, Jaina, Bonampak, Giles Healy, Huitzilopochtli, Mexica, Aztlan/Aztecs,Tenoch/Tenochtitlan, Moctezuma (Montezuma) I, Templo MayorPeru, Paracas, textiles,mummy bundles, Moche, ear spools, Nazca, Chauchilla Cemetery, Nazca Lines(geoglyphs), Tiahuanacho (Tiwanaku), Inca (Inka), Machu Picchu, Cuzco, mita, gold(sun)/silver (moon), puma, Saqsaywaman, Hiram BinghamPossible essay questions:Discuss some elements of Buddhist faith. What are Lakshana and Mudras?—give anexample of each. What is a Bodhisattva, and how do depictions of them differ fromdepictions of Buddha?--Who were the Maya, and where were they located? What are some characteristics of Mayaarchitecture? Discuss the discoveries about Maya art and architecture made by Giles Healy andAlbert Ruz in the 1940s-50s—why were these discoveries important?--Who were the Nazca and what were their “lines?” What are some theories as to theirpurpose? Who were the Inca, and what are some characteristics of their architecture?

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