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Venus of Willendorf   c. 24,000-22,000 BCE  Oolitic limestone  4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm) high  Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
Chinese Horse, Lascaux 15,000-13,000 B.C. Dordognes, France
Well Scene (Dead Man), Lascaux 15,000-13,000 B.C. Dordognes, France
Stonehenge c. 2000 B.C. Wiltshire, England
Palette of Narmer Hierakonopolis, c. 3,000 B.C. slate, 25”high Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Imhotep Stepped Pyramid of King Zoser c. 2610 B.C.  Saqqara, Egypt
The Great Pyramids at Giza c. 2530-2460 B.C.
The Great Sphinx   2558-2532 B.C. Giza, Egypt
Khafre Gizeh, c. 2500 B.C. Diorite, 66” high Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Temple of Ramses II 1257 B.C. Colossi 60’ high Abu Simbel, Egypt
Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Amen-Re c. 1280 B.C.  Karnak, Egypt
Queen Nefertiti Tel el-Amarna, c. 1360 B.C. painted limestone, 20” high Agyptiches Museum, Berlin
Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen c. 1352 B.C. Gold with inlay of semiprecious stones Egyptian Museum, Cairo
Standard of Ur c. 2700 B.C. approx. 8” x 19” British Museum, London
Ziggurat of Ur c. 2100 B.C. Iraq
Stele of Hammurabi Susa, c. 1880 B.C. Basalt, 7’4” high Louvre, Paris Old Babylonian period  (c. 2004 - 1595 B.C.)
Temple of Solomon Solomon c. 900 BC No longer extant—images based on Biblical description
Human-headed Winged Bull and Lion (Lamassu) Khorsbad, c. 720 B.C. Limestone, 13’10” high Louvre, Paris
Ashurbanipal Hunting Lions Nineveh, c. 650 B.C. Limestone, 60” high British Museum, London
Cycladic Idol Cyclades, Greece, c. 2500-2400 B.C. Marble, 16” high Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Kamares Pitcher Phaistos, c. 1800-1700 B.C. 10” high  Archeological Museum, Herakleion
Toreador Fresco Knossos, c. 1500 B.C. Archeological Museum, Herakleion
The Lion Gate Mycenae, c. 1300 B.C. Limestone, relief carving 9’ 6” high
Mask of Agamemnon Mycenae c. 1500 B.C. Beaten gold 12” high National Museum, Athens
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Unit 1 & 2 Slides

  1. 1. Venus of Willendorf c. 24,000-22,000 BCE Oolitic limestone 4 3/8 inches (11.1 cm) high Naturhistorisches Museum, Vienna
  2. 2. Chinese Horse, Lascaux 15,000-13,000 B.C. Dordognes, France
  3. 3. Well Scene (Dead Man), Lascaux 15,000-13,000 B.C. Dordognes, France
  4. 4. Stonehenge c. 2000 B.C. Wiltshire, England
  5. 5. Palette of Narmer Hierakonopolis, c. 3,000 B.C. slate, 25”high Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  6. 6. Imhotep Stepped Pyramid of King Zoser c. 2610 B.C. Saqqara, Egypt
  7. 7. The Great Pyramids at Giza c. 2530-2460 B.C.
  8. 8. The Great Sphinx 2558-2532 B.C. Giza, Egypt
  9. 9. Khafre Gizeh, c. 2500 B.C. Diorite, 66” high Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  10. 10. Temple of Ramses II 1257 B.C. Colossi 60’ high Abu Simbel, Egypt
  11. 11. Hypostyle Hall, Temple of Amen-Re c. 1280 B.C. Karnak, Egypt
  12. 12. Queen Nefertiti Tel el-Amarna, c. 1360 B.C. painted limestone, 20” high Agyptiches Museum, Berlin
  13. 13. Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen c. 1352 B.C. Gold with inlay of semiprecious stones Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  14. 14. Standard of Ur c. 2700 B.C. approx. 8” x 19” British Museum, London
  15. 15. Ziggurat of Ur c. 2100 B.C. Iraq
  16. 16. Stele of Hammurabi Susa, c. 1880 B.C. Basalt, 7’4” high Louvre, Paris Old Babylonian period (c. 2004 - 1595 B.C.)
  17. 17. Temple of Solomon Solomon c. 900 BC No longer extant—images based on Biblical description
  18. 18. Human-headed Winged Bull and Lion (Lamassu) Khorsbad, c. 720 B.C. Limestone, 13’10” high Louvre, Paris
  19. 19. Ashurbanipal Hunting Lions Nineveh, c. 650 B.C. Limestone, 60” high British Museum, London
  20. 20. Cycladic Idol Cyclades, Greece, c. 2500-2400 B.C. Marble, 16” high Minneapolis Institute of Arts
  21. 21. Kamares Pitcher Phaistos, c. 1800-1700 B.C. 10” high Archeological Museum, Herakleion
  22. 22. Toreador Fresco Knossos, c. 1500 B.C. Archeological Museum, Herakleion
  23. 23. The Lion Gate Mycenae, c. 1300 B.C. Limestone, relief carving 9’ 6” high
  24. 24. Mask of Agamemnon Mycenae c. 1500 B.C. Beaten gold 12” high National Museum, Athens

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