Art History 204

Art of the Ancient World

Fall, 2000

List of Monuments

"Tellus" relief
Ara Pacis Augustae, ca. 13-9 B.C.

Course Description and Requirements
Schedule of Lectures
Art History Resources On the Web
The Perseus Project
Art Historians' Guide to the Movies
The Fabulous Ruins of Detroit
The Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum


This is a list of the art you are expected to know for the quizzes and the exams. Note that the works may not be shown in exactly this order, and that substitutions may be required. You will also be shown other works of art for context and for contrast, for which you will not be responsible, but which you should be able to factor into your broader understanding of the material.

Week One : Art of the Stone Age Paleolithic Art

Neolithic Art

Week Two : The Ancient Near East Sumerian Art

Akkadian, Neo-Sumerian, Babylonian, and Hittite Assyrian Art

Week Three : The Art of Egypt Predynastic and Early Dynastic

Old Kingdom Middle Kingdom New Kingdom

Week Four : The Aegean: Cycladic, Minoan, and Mycenaen Art Cycladic Art (Early Minoan)

Minoan Mycenaean

Week Five : The Art of Greece I Geometric and Archaic Periods, 900-480 B.C. (5-10)

Week Six and Seven : The Art of Greece II & III Early Classical Period, 480-450 B.C. (The Severe Style)

High Classical Period, 450-430 B.C. Late Classical Period, 430-323 B.C.

Week Eight : Hellenistic and Etruscan Art The Hellenistic Period, 330-27 B.C.

Etruscan Art, 500-300 B.C. Here is a connection to the publisher's Web site on Etruscan art. Take the Quiz!

Week Nine : Roman Art I Roman Art: The Republican Period, 510-27 B.C.

Week Ten: Roman Art II The Early Empire, 27 B.C. to 200 A.D.

Week Eleven: Late Antique; Early Christian and Byzantine Art

Museum connections: Early Christian and Byzantine Art from the Cleveland Museum of Art The Late Empire, ca. 284-400 (ca)

The World of Late Antiquity

And that's the list! Note the inclusion of the Mausoleum of Galla Placidia!

Photo above from Art Images for College Teaching

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