Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: March 10, 2003

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Worksheet #8
Chapter 4: Aegean Art

Minoan civilization is described as being a "peaceful, secure and joyful culture that celebrated aspects of the natural world in the arts. List at least three Minoan artworks that support this description, and explain what elements lead you to your conclusions.

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Mycenaean civilization is described as being "warlike and aggressive." Compare and contrast Minoan and Mycenaean civilizations. How did these characteristics affect the style of their art?

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Compare and contrast the Minoan, Palace at Knossos with the Mycenaean, Treasury of Atreus.

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