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  • 1. Ancient Art
    Mesopotamia
    Greece
    Rome

2. Mesopotamia
Sumerians
Akadian
Hittites
Babylon
Assyrians
Neo Babylon
Persians
3. Politicalinfluence
Religion
Mud
Divided in architecture and figurative art
Characteristics
4. White Temple and ziggurat, Uruk (Modern Warka), Iraq, ca. 3200-3000 BCE
Home of Gilgamesh
SUMERIANS believed gods reside above the world of humans= elevated structures toward sky
Reconstruction Drawing
5. Sumerian Art: simple forms (cones and cylinders), oversized eyes and tiny hands are disproportionate, open-eyed stare symbolizes the eternal wakefulness necessary to fulfill their duty
6. Akkadian Art
7. Victory Stele of Naram-Sin(2254-2218 BCE)/commemorates Naram-Sins defeat of Lullubi people/king stands alone, hierarchy of scale, he is scaling the ladder to the heavens/horned helmet symbolizes divinity- first time king appears as a god in Mesopotamian art/composite view of figures/no registers/first landscape since Catal Hoyuk
Stele:A carved stone slab used to mark graves or to commemorate historical events.
Detail of Victory stele of Naram-Sin
8. Hittite :built walls and towers around citadel for protection out of heavy stone, lions are guardian beasts located at the gateway to citadel.
Lion Gate, Boghazkoy, Turkey, ca. 1400 BCE. Limestone, lions approx. 7 high
9. Stele-Law Code of Hammurabi(1780 BCE)
Babylonian Art
10. Assyrian Art/Architecture
Reconstruction drawing of the citadel of Sargon II, Dur Sharrukin, Iraq, ca. 720-05 BCE/ citadel was unfinished
11. 12. Babylon:citys famous hanging gardens were counted among Seven Wonders of ancient world.
Enormous ziggurat= Tower of Babel/ mud-brick city
13. Persian Art/Architecture: Darius I and Xerxes
Rounded forms/treatment of drapery folds= Greek influence
Persepolis (royal audience hall in background), Iran, ca. 521-465 BCE
14. Greece
Many polis, manyislands
Language, culture, religion
Perfection
Humanity.
15. Periods
Minoic, Micenic
Alexander
Helenism
16. 17. Acropolis.
18. Calicrates.
Atenea Nike, 427 424 a.C.
19. Ictino e Calcrates. Partenon. 447 A.C.
20. Evolution of kuroi
21. 22. 23. Fidias. Atenea Partenos
24. Zeus of Olimpia
25. Birth of Atena, Partenon.
26. 27. Milos Venus
Louvre, Pars.
28. Rodas. Laoconte
29. Rome
Heritagefromgreece
Pre Catolic Catolic
Tecnology and science
30. CannonVault.
31. Forums (Agustus)
32. Pantheon.
33. 34. Circus.
35. Porta triumphalis
Podium
Crceres
Meta primera
Spina
Meta segunda
36. 37. 38. 39. TriumphArcs (Titus and Constantine)
40. Ponte do Gard. Fins s. I. Vers, Francia.
41. Segovianaqueduct
S II
42. Octavio Augusto.
43. 44. 45.


46. Marcus Aurelius.
47. 48. Tiberius
49. Adrian
50. Fresco in Rome.
51. Ara Pacis. Betweenwater and air
52. TraxanColumn in detail.
53. Alexander in Issos