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Works of Art and Artists

Geometric amphora, 8th century B.C.
Polyphemos Painter, Amphora, 675 – 650 B.C.
Exekias, Amphora showing Achilles and Ajax Playing a Board Game, 540 – 530 B.C.
Niobid Painter, Kalyx krater, side showing Death of the Children of Niobe, c. 455 – 450 B.C.
Reed Painter, Warrior by a Grave (detail of a white ground lekythos), c. 410 B.C.
Battle of Isos, from the House of the Faun, Pompeii, 2nd century B.C.
Dipylon Master, New York Kouros, Attica, c. 600 B.C.
Peplos Kore, from Paros, c. 530 B.C.
Attributed to Kritios, Kritios Boy, Acropolis, Athens, c. 480 B.C.
Poseidon/Zeus, found in the sea off Cape Artemision, c. 450 B.C.
Warrior from Riace, Reggio Calabria, c. 450 B.C.
Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear Bearer), c. 440 B.C.
View of the Acropolis, Athens.
East end of the Parthenon, Athens, 447 – 438 B.C.
Reconstruction of the Parthenon, Athens. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
The East Pediment of the Parthenon in 1674 (left-hand side), from a drawing by Jacques
Carrey. Sculptures finished by 432 B.C.
The East Pediment of the Parthenon in 1674 (right-hand side), from a drawing by Jacques
Carrey. Sculptures finished by 432 B.C.
Sculptures from the left-hand side of the east pediment of the Parthenon, finished by 438 B.C.
Sculptures from the right-hand side of the east pediment of the Parthenon.
Lapith and Centaur, from South Metope XXVII of the Parthenon.
Equestrian group from the north frieze of the Parthenon, c. 442 – 439 B.C.
Neda Leipen and Sylvia Hahn, reconstruction of Phidias’ Athena, from the naos of the
Parthenon. Original dedicated 438 B.C.
Temple of Athena Nike from the east, Acropolis, Athens, 427 – 424 B.C.
Nike Adjusting her Sandal, from the balustrade of the temple of Athena Nike, 410 – 409 B.C.
The Erechtheum, west side, Acropolis, Athens, 421 – 405 B.C.
The caryatid porch of the Erechtheum, south side.
Theater at Epidauros, c. 350 B.C.
Praxiteles, Aphrodite of Knidos, c. 350 B.C.
Formerly attributed to Praxiteles, Hermes and the Infant Dionysos, c. 340 B.C.
Lysippos, Apoxyomenos (Athlete with a Strigil), Marble, Roman copy of a bronze
original of c. 320 B.C.
Winged Nike (Winged Victory), Samothrace, c. 190 B.C.
Old Market Woman, 2nd century B.C.
Sleeping Eros, c. 150 – 100 B.C.
Laocoön and his Two Sons, 2nd century B.C. - 1st century A.D.
Altar of Zeus, west front, reconstructed and restored, Pergamon, c. 175 B.C.
Athena Battling with Alkyoneus, from the great frieze of the Pergamon Altar, east section, c. 180 B.C.

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Glossary Terms

abacus                                                    isocephaly, isocephalic
acanthus                                                  krater
amphora                                                   kylix
architrave                                                lekythos
balustrade                                                lost-wax bronze casting (cire-perdue)
black-figure                                              meander pattern
caryatids                                                 metope
chryselephantine                                          naos
colonnade                                                 necking
cornice                                                   oenochoe
contrapposto                                              pediment
drum                                                      peristyle
echinos                                                   red-figure
encaustic                                                 scroll
entablature                                               shaft
entasis                                                   slip
flutes, fluting                                           stylobate
foreshortening                                            tesserae
frieze                                                    triglyph
geometric                                                 volute
hydria                                                    white-ground

World Wide Web - “The Role of Women in Ancient Greek Art”, by Frederick John Kluth.
Text followed by related questions and answers. - “The Birth of Greek Art”, geography, and
periods of greek art history. - Many examples (images) of Greek art, with accompanying
thorough descriptions.,5716,114601+6,00.html - Encylopedia Britannica article
on pottery, detailed text on various Greek periods, continues into other cultures/periods. - Very thorough introduction to Classical Art. - Literature and photographic resources on
Greek Geometric vase painting. - Black figure and Red figure
manufacturing - Greek mythology link, seems all-inclusive (no direct relation to the “art” - Hellenic Ministry of Culture: Pottery and
Minor art collection - Greek pottery (text only) - General text re greek pottery, thorough
treatment of one rare piece in Joslyn collection

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