Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: March 10, 2003

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Worksheet #7
Chapter 4: Aegean Art

The textbook describes the Cycladic Figure as refined, elegant and sophisticated. In your own words, compare and contrast the Cycladic Figure with the Paleolithic Venus of Willendorf. Describe the Cycladic Figure and specific elements that differentiate it from "mother goddess" figures like the Venus of Willendorf.

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What possible reasons does your textbook suggest may have led Cycladic sculptors to adopt a new ideal figure?

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For what purposes were figures like the Cycladic Figure used?

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What were Cycladic sculptors of the third millennium the first to produce? Why is this significant?

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