1 WEEKS 4 & 5– SACRED SITES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD ANCIENT CRETE/ MINOAN [c.3,000-1,400 BCE] [ [c. 1500 BCE]
*Palace complex and Wall Paintings, Knossos, Crete, c.1700-1300 BCE.
Court with staircase reconstructed by Sir Arthur Evans
Bull-Leaping, c.1,550-1,450 BCE.
Woman or Goddess with Snakes, from the palace complex, Knossos, Crete, c.1700-1,550 BCE.
Vapheio Cup (found near Sparta in Greece), c. 1500-1450 BCE
MYCENAEAN [c.1400-1100 BCE]
[c. 1300 BCE]
Treasury of Atreus, Mycenae. c.1300-1250 BCE.
Dying Warrior, from east pediment of the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina, c. 480 BCE.
8 CLASSICAL PERIOD [c. 500-400 BCE]
Apollo with Battling Lapiths and Centaurs, from west pediment of the Temple of Zeus, Olympia. c.470-456 BCE. Archeological Museum, Olympia.
*Parthenon, 447-438 BCE
*East Pediment of the Parthenon, c.438-432 BCE (pediment sculptures now located at the British Museum, London and Acropolis Museum, Athens).
*Lapith Fighting a Centaur, metope relief from the Parthenon. c.440 BCE, the British Museum, London.
*Horsemen, detail from the Procession from the Parthenon. c.438-432 BCE, the British Museum, London.
*Marshals and Young Women, detail from the Procession from the Parthenon. c.438-432 BCE. Musée du Louvre, Paris
Acropolis, Athens (cont.):
[c. 500-400 BCE]
*Erechtheion, 430-405 BCE
*Temple of Athena Nike, 410-407 BCE
Nike (Victory) Adjusting her Sandal, from Temple of Athena Nike, Acropolis, Athens. 410-407 BCE. Acropolis Museum, Athens. Vocabulary: Doric order Ionic order Corinthian order colonnade porch cella or naos peristyle pediment frieze entablature cornice architrave metopes triglyphs volute fluting caryatids