August 22
Power, Politics & Glory

 

 

Midterm Exam Results
 
Number of students earning grade
A
50 - 45 points
9
B
44 - 40 points
9
C
39 - 35 points
1
D
34 - 30 points
2
F
29 - 0 points
0
 
Highest score - 49
Lowest score - 30

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Pyramids of Menkaure (c. 2533 – 2515 B.C.), Khafre (c. 2570 – 2544 B.C.), and Khufu (c. 2601- 2528 B.C.), Giza.
http://www.richard-seaman.com/Travel/Egypt/GizaPyramids.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Khufu's Pyramid (c. 2601- 2528 B.C.), Giza.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Pyramide_Kheops.JPG
Eiffel. Eiffel Tower, 1889, Paris.
Strickland, Carol and John Boswell. The Annotated Mona Lisa: A Crash Course in Art History From Prehistoric to Post-Modern. Kansas City: Andrews and McMeel, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Funerary Mask of Tutankhamen .  c. 1340 B.C.E.  Gold inlaid with enamel and semiprecious stones. Height 21 1/4".
http://www.artlex.com/ArtLex/m/images/mask_tut.lg.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Howard Carter opening King Tut's Sarcophagus
Getlein, Mark. Gilbert's Living With Art. Boston: Mc Graw Hill, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Weighing of the Heart and the Judgement of Osiris, from the Book of the Dead of Hunerer. 1285 BC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ramses Mummy
Lacovara, Peter, Sue D' Auria and Therese O' Gorman. "New Life for the Dead." Archaeology. September/ October 2001: 22 - 27.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Menkaure and His Wife, Queen Khamerernebty. Giza.  c. 2515 B.C. Slate, height 54 ½”.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fowling Scene.  Wall Painting from the Tomb of Nebamun. Thebes, Egypt. c.1400 - 1350 BCE.
http://vr.theatre.ntu.edu.tw/fineart/th9_1000/images/05-p-03x.jpg

 

 

Hierarchic scale = use of relative size to indicate the comparative importance of depicted objects or people

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stonehenge.  Wiltshire, England.  c. 2000 BCE.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Stonehenge_back_wide.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soldiers from Pit 1 (Terra-cotta army).  Painted ceramic.  Average height 5’9”.  Near the tomb of Shi Huangdi.  China.  221 – 206 BCE.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Terracotta_army_xian.jpg

 

 

Terracotta Army virtual tour

 

 

 

 

 

 

Great Wall of China.  Average height 25', 1500 miles long. 206 BCE - 1644 CE.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:IMGP0048.JPG

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tomb 1 Sipan

Reconstruction of the center section of Tomb 1 at Sipan.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Earspools

Warrior figure and running deer earspools. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Peanut Necklace

Peanut necklace. Moche. Early Intermediate Period.
Stone-Miller, Rebecca. Art of the Andes. Second edition. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viking Ship From Oseberg burial.  65’ long.  , Norway.  Early 9th century.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Oseberg_longship.png

 

 

 

 

 

 

Viking Ship From Oseberg burial (detail).  65’ long.  , Norway.  Early 9th century.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Osebergskipet-Detail.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taj Mahal.  Agra, India.  1632 – 54.
http://www.semaforoverde.com/Taj%20Mahal,%20Agra,%20India.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plan of the Taj Mahal complex and garden
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:TajPlanMughalGardens.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taj Mahal cenotaphs.  Agra, India.  1632 – 54.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:TajCenotaphs3.jpg

 

 

Cenotaph = a coffin like monument commemorating a person who has died, but is buried at a different location

 

 

 

 

 

 

Taj Mahal crypt.  Agra, India.  1632 – 54.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Tombs-in-crypt.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

Head of an Akkadian Ruler.  Nineveh (Kuyunjik), Iraq. C. 2300 - 2200 B.C. Bronze, height 12".
Richard G. Tansey and Fred S. Kleiner, Gardner's Art Through the Ages. Tenth ed., vol. 1. Fort Worth: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1996. 2 vols.

 

 

 

 

 

Emperor Justinian and His Attendants.  Mosaic.  San Vitale, Itlay.  c. 547.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Empress Theodora and Her Attendants.  Mosaic.  San Vitale, Italy.  c. 547.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Triumph of the Will.  Film, directed by Leni Riefenstahl.  1934.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.