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Art History - Multiple Question Answers

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30. The Mosaic of Alexander Fighting Darius III is

is thought to be a mondern forgery

32.What did this story mean to the Greeks?

Order triumphing

33.Which artist is associated with Aphrodite of Knidos?

Praxiteles

35.

- Where were the kouroi figures often found?

- on the pediments of temples

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- What is Lord Elgin associated with?

- The discovery of Nike of the sam

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39. Which part of the building is this relief from?

metope

41. What was Polykleitos known for?

Heroism in the greek and Persian Wars

44.The Greeks learned monumental sculpture from the Egyptians.

True

47.In the Doric architectural order, the column was a curved volute on its capital.

False

48.The sculptural program of the Parthenon was meant to build up the image of a national, unified Greece.

False

50.The Parthenon can be said to

illustrate the greek belief in the afterlife

2. What did the subject of this relief allude to?

the unification of the greek city-states

8. What is one significant aspect of this work?

the writhing action and depiction of emotion

9.What is one change from the sculpture of earlier periods in Greek history in this work?

It was not painted

10.Which is NOT one of the subjects of the Parthenon metopes?

The labors of herakles

12.Who was the artist responsible for the Athena Parthenos?

Phidias

17.Where were the kouroi figures often found?

on graves as a funerary monuments

23.The Mosaic of Alexander Fighting Darius III is

is now known to be an original Greek work.

34.What is one of the important points about the myth of Perseus ?

the gods help the hero

46.What is one reason this work is significant?

It is the only representation of this story.

48.What is one characteristic that the Greek kouros figure shares with Egyptian statues?

writing on the base of the statue

50.What is Lord Elgin associated with?

The discovery of the palace of Minos on Crete.

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What is the title of this work?

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Which artist is associated with Aphrodite of Knidos?

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The Parthenon can be said to

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What is one significant aspect of this work?

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Who were the architects of the Parthenon?

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The Delian League was formed by the Greek city-states to fight off the threat of the Spartans.

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Greek statues were usually painted.

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What was an important artistic innovation introduced here.

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We know the names of many ancient potters and vase painters because they signed their work.

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In the Ionic architectural order the column rests on a base.

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