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Department: Arts and Humanities
Course: Art History Survey I
Professor: Andrea Van Engelehoven
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: Art, history, and Art History
Name: ART Hist 144 Study guide
Description: This is like the handout for chapters 1-3 but altered and is used for the study guide. I also included the answers.
Uploaded: 02/03/2017
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background image Art 114: Art History I
Assignment: Chapter 1-3
Chapter 1
1-9. Define the terms from the glossary in the textbook:
- Sculpture in-the-round - Relief - Ground line - Composite view - Corbelled vault - Megalith - Post & lintel system - Lintel - Henge Answer the questions using  the textbook: 10.In Paleolithic art, what subjects were predominantly depicted? 11.Why did artists in the first 20,000 years in the history of art mainly use strict  profile when representing animals? 12.The “Human Figure” from Ain Ghazal (Image 1-14) marks the beginning of the long history of ________________________ sculpture in Mesopotamia. 13.Looking at Image 1-15 (Deer Hunt), in contrast to examples of Paleolithic art,  what subject now makes a “regular appearance” in Neolithic art? 14.Why did Neolithic painters use a “composite view” when portraying the  human figure, like in image 1-15? 15.On the summer solstice, if you are standing at the center of Stonehenge and  looking east, what marks the spot where the sun rises?
background image Chapter 2 1­13. Using the glossary in the textbook, define the following terms: ­ Pictograph ­ Cuneiform ­ Hierarchy of scale ­ Bent­axis plan ­ Votive offering ­ Ziggurat ­ Conceptual representation ­ Optical representation ­ Stele ­ Heraldic composition ­ Cylinder seal ­ Lamassu ­ Capital Answer the following questions using the textbook: 14. Images 2­1, 2­6, 2­7, 2­8, and 2­13 are all examples of using ____________________ to show a  greater status of one person over another. 15. How did the “Victory Setel of Naram­Sin” (2­13) “show bold innovation” when compared to the  “Standard of Ur” (2­8)? 16. what’s the number of lines of cuneiform are inscribed on the stele with Hammurabi’s laws (2­18)? 17. How much does the “Statue of Queen Napir­Asu” (2­19) weigh, and why was it made to be so  heavy? 18.  Why do the “Lamassu” (2­20) “monster” have five legs? 19. How did the images like “Ashurbanipal hunting lions” (2­23) “glorify the ruler?” 20. & 21.  The animal protomes (2­26) at Persepolis varied from capital to capital. List the different  animals used and a theory as to what the “architect may have wanted to suggest” by using these 
different animals:
background image Chapter 3 1.-10. Using the glossary in the textbook, define the following terms: - Palette (Ancient Egypt definition) - Hieroglyph - Mastaba - Engaged column - Ka - Subtractive sculpture - Hypostyle hall - Clerestory - Sunken relief - Fresco secco Answer the following questions using the textbook: 11.  _____________________ was the master architect for King Djoser; the first  recorded name of an     artist anywhere in the world. 12. & 13.  According to the textbook, list the purposes of Djoser’s pyramid 14. Compare image 3-12 (Kafre enthroned) and 3-14 (seated scribe), in relation  of a “person’s importance” why is the figure in image 3-14 more realistic than
the figure image 3-12?
15. Akhenaton transformed Egyptian religion by declaring _________________ to be the “universal and only god.” 16. Compare Images 3-13 (Menkaure) and 3-30 (Akhenaton); How did Akhenaton break with tradition concerning portraits? (Refer to page 60: Mummification and Immortality) 17. After death, why was it vital for the “body to remain as nearly intact as  possible?” 18. Why were the lungs, liver, stomach, and intestines removed, wrapped  independently and placed in canopic jars? 19. What happened to the brain during the mummification procedure?

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Department: Arts and Humanities
Course: Art History Survey I
Professor: Andrea Van Engelehoven
Term: Spring 2017
Tags: Art, history, and Art History
Name: ART Hist 144 Study guide
Description: This is like the handout for chapters 1-3 but altered and is used for the study guide. I also included the answers.
Uploaded: 02/03/2017
8 Pages 90 Views 72 Unlocks
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