Cycladic 2800-3200 BC. This statuette has flat, geometric qualities which gives it a striking resemblance to today's modern art. The design of this statue shows the culture's predilection for a harmony of parts preservation or proportional body parts.
Minoan 1575-1500 BC. The pot has a symmetrical shape with a highly intricate and decorated spout.
It has sweeping curves of the profile are emphasized through bold lines that traverse the surface and radiate in their contrast between dark and light values. The design of this pot represents the philosophical attitudes of the Minoans which became more interested in formalist abstraction and a dissociation with naturalism.
Mycenean ~460 BC. This mixing bowl is a utilitarian and elaborately designed pot that possibly shows an on-going battle. The Myceneans were renowned for having a fierce army.
Greek Archaic Period ~540 BC. This pot has and represents greek Archaic Greek culture by using naturalistic styling, diverse as gem cutting, ivory carving, jewelry making, and metalworking
Greek Hellinistic Period ~175-200 BC. Characteristics of the Helenistic cultrue is they valued lifestyles that were more active and emotional. Lifestyles that had more attention to detail, violent movement and unbridled emotion (athletes with battered bodies and openly erotic goddesses).
Greek Classical Period. The helmet symbolizes A system of proportions that convey a calm and ordered style remnant of their lifestyle. A vitality of life as well as a sense of permanence, clarity, and harmony.
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