Classical Greek art
The arts of ancient Greece have exercised an enormous influence on the culture of many countries all over the world, particularly in the areas of sculpture and architecture. In the West, the art of th...
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Ancient Greek architecture
Athens' accomplishments in architecture during the Golden Age!
Ancient Greek pottery
ΤΟ ΜΕΓΑΛΕΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ ΣΤΑ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΑ ΑΓΓΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΟΧΗΣ.
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ΤΟ ΜΕΓΑΛΕΙΟ ΤΗΣ ΑΡΧΑΙΑΣ ΕΛΛΗΝΙΚΗΣ ΤΕΧΝΗΣ ΣΤΑ ΚΕΡΑΜΙΚΑ ΑΓΓΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΕΠΟΧΗΣ.
Pottery of ancient Greece
Because of its relative durability, pottery comprises a large part of the archaeological record of Ancient Greece, and since there is so much of it (some 100,000 vases are recorded in the Corpus vasor...
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Greek terracotta figurines
Terracotta figurines are a mode of artistic and religious expression frequently found in Ancient Greece. These figurines abound and provide an invaluable testimony to the everyday life and religion of...
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Severe style
The severe style, or Early Classical style, was the dominant idiom of Greek sculpture in the period ca. 490 to 450 BCE. It marks the breakdown of the canonical forms of archaic art and the transition ...
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Ancient Greek architecture
The architecture of Ancient Greece is the architecture produced by the Greek-speaking people (Hellenic people) whose culture flourished on the Greek mainland and Peloponnesus, the Aegean Islands, and ...
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Greek temple
Greek temples (Ancient Greek: ὁ ναός, ho naós "dwelling", semantically distinct from Latin templum "temple") were structures built to house deity statues within Greek sanctuaries in ancient Greek re...
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Greek coins
The history of Ancient Greek coinage can be divided (along with most other Greek art forms) into four periods, the Archaic, the Classical, the Hellenistic and the Roman. The Archaic period extends fro...
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Pelopion
The Pelopion was a structure at the ancient site of Olympia, Greece. It was the alleged tomb of Pelops a figure in Greek mythology. It was a monument surrounded by a pentagonal structure. The tomb bec...
Stylobate
In classical Greek architecture, a stylobate (Greek: στυλοβάτης) is the top step of the crepidoma, the stepped platform on which colonnades of temple columns are placed (it is the floor of the tem...
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Farnese Diadumenos
The Farnese Diadumenos is a 1st-century AD, slightly smaller than lifesize, Roman marble copy of Polyclitus's Diadumenos sculpture. Once in the Farnese collection, it is now in the British Museum.
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Giustiniani Hestia
The Giustiniani Hestia is a finely-executed marble sculpture, a perhaps Hadrianic Roman copy of a Greek bronze of about 470 BCE, now in the Torlonia Collection (see Torlonia Museum), Rome, but named f...
Hera Farnese
The Hera Farnese is a type of sculpture of Hera.Its main example is a 63 cm high Roman marble copy of the 1st century AD of a Greek original of the second half of the 5th century BC, now in the N...
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Doryphoros
The Doryphoros (Greek Δορυφόρος, "Spear-Bearer"; Latinised as Doryphorus) of Polykleitos is one of the best known Greek sculptures of the Classical Era in Western Art, depicting a solidly-built, we...
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Derveni krater
The Derveni krater is a volute krater, the most elaborate of its type, discovered in 1962 in a tomb at Derveni, not far from Thessaloniki, and displayed at the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki. ...
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Red-figure pottery
Red-figure vase painting is one of the most important styles of figural Greek vase painting. It developed in Athens around 520 B.C. and remained in use until the late 3rd century B.C. It replaced th...
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South Stoa I (Athens)
The South Stoa I of Athens was located on the south side of the Agora, in Athens, Greece, between the Heliaia and the Enneakrounos, southeastern fountain houses. It was built around 425-400 BC (during...
Acanthus (ornament)
The acanthus is one of the most common plant forms to make foliage ornament and decoration.
In architecture, an ornament may be carved into stone or wood to resemble leaves from the Mediterranean ...
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Cella
A cella (from Latin for small chamber) or naos (from the Greek ναός, "temple"), is the inner chamber of a temple in classical architecture, or a shop facing the street in domestic Roman architecture (...
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Odeon of Agrippa
The Odeon of Agrippa was a large concert hall located in the centre of the Ancient Agora of Athens. It was built about 15 BCE, occupying what had previously been open space in the centre of the agora....
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Dodona
Dodona (Doric Greek: Δωδώνᾱ, Dōdṓnā, Ionic and Attic Greek: Δωδώνη, Dōdṓnē) in Epirus in northwestern Greece was an oracle devoted to a Mother Goddess identified at other sites with Rhea or Gaia, but ...
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Yrtakina
Yrtakina (Greek Υρτακίνα) was an ancient city in south-west Crete. The city was located between the existing villages Temenia and Papadiana, on Kastri hill, where the ruins of the city are situated.Tt...