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Exam 1
Name/Title: Venus of Willendorf (WH p. 4)
Era/Civilization/Style: 25,000 BCE, upper Paleolithic
Artist/Architect: unknown
Remarks: thought to be early fertility goddess or charm. Large numbers found throughout Europe
from same general era.
http://www.uncp.edu/home/rwb/lecture_ancient_civ.htm
Name/Title: Ziggurat of Ur (Temple of Nanna) (WH p.15)
Era/Civilization/Style: Sumerian (2100 BCE)
Artist/Architect: Unknown
http://haydenarthistory.blogspot.com/2010/09/work-of-arte-nana-ziggurat.html
Name/Title: Pyramid of Djoser (Step Pyramid) in Sakkareh (Saqqara) Necropolis. (WH p.
20)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, Old Kingdom (~2680 BCE)
Artist/Architect: Imhotep (?) Djoser’s Visier
Remarks: Imhotep is the first accredited architect known in this tradition. Note the differences
between this Pyramid, the Ziggurat of Ur and the later Giza Pyramids.
http://faculty.ncc.edu/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=xMbpQQ10KDE%3D&tabid=2646&mid=3394
Name/Title: Pyramids of Giza (Menkure, Khafre, and Khufu) (WH p. 17)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, Old Kingdom (2525-2580 BCE)
Artist/Architect: Unknown
http://architecture.about.com/od/periodsstyles/ig/Historic-Styles/Ancient-Egypt-.htm
Name/Title: The Great Sphinx at Giza (WH p. 23)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, Old Kingdom (2560 BCE)
Artist/Architect: Unknown
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/2/25/The_Sphinx.jpg
Name/Title: Nefertiti (WH p. 25)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, New Kingdom (1350 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Nefertiti_bust2.jpg
Name/Title: Pharaoh Akhenaten, Queen Nefertiti and Daughters (WH p. 24)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, New Kindgom (1350 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://www.girlmuseum.org/exhibitions/DefiningOurTerms/DefiningOurTermsDaughter.html
Name/Title: King Menkure and his Chief Queen (WH p. 23)
Era/Civilization/Style: Egyptian, Old Kingdom (2525 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
Remarks: keep this in mind when viewing the Korous and Kore.
http://quistlink.com/WK%202/egyptian_sculpture_king_menkaure.htm
Name/Title: Lion Gate at Mycenae (WH p. 38)
Era/Civilization/Style: Mycenaean (1300 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mycenae_lion_gate_detail_dsc06384.jpg
Name/Title: North Gate of Palace at Knossos (WH p. 35)
Era/Civilization/Style: Minoan (1750-1650 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Knossos
Name/Title: Earth Goddess with Snakes (WH p. 36)
Era/Civilization/Style: Minoan (1600-1500 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Snake_Goddess_-_Heraklion_Achaeological_Museum_retouched.jpg
Name/Title: Temple of Hera, Paestum (WH p. 51)
Era/Civilization/Style: Archaic Greek, Doric style temple (560-550 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Paestum_-_Temple_of_Poseidon_-_Temple_of_Hera_.JPG
Name/Title: Temple of Aphaia (WH p. 52)
Era/Civilization/Style: Archaic Greek, Doric style (510 BCE)
Artist/Architect: unknown
http://greecetravel.com/photos/sixties/greek-islands/PhotoAlbum1/Aegina-080_jpg_view.htm
Name/Title: New York Kouros (WH 53)
Era/Civilization/Style: Archaic Greek (615-590 BCE)
Artist/Architect: Unknown
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York)
http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/greek_and_roman_art/marble_statue_of_a_kouros_youth/objectView.aspx?&OID=130013862&collID=13&vw=0
Name/Title: Anavysos Kouros (WH p. 53)
Era/Civilization/Style: Archaic Greek, 540-520 BCE
Artist/Architect: unknown
Remarks: notice the difference between the New York Kouros and the Anavyso Kouros—the
development of this style.
National Archaeological Museum (Athens)
http://www.art-prints-on-demand.com/a/greek/anavysos-kouros-funerary.html
Name/Title: Auxerra Kore (WH p. 54)
Era/Civilization/Style: Archaic Greek, 675-600 BCE.
Artist/Architect: Unknown
http://worldexclusiveart.marketbella.com/Auxterre.html

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