Cycladic, Minoan, Mycenaean, Archaic Greek, Classical Greek, and Hellenistic Greek Art Gallery

An art gallery that displays pieces and shows indicators of Cycladic, Minoan, Mycenaean, Archaic Greek, Classical Greek, and Hellenistic Greek art.

This is a nude woman statuette from the Cycladic time period. During this time most works of art were sculpted from marble and usually portray nude females. Other indicators are the arms folded on the stomach area and emphasis on the breasts and pubic regions. 
This is a painted vessel from the Minoan period. A major indicator showing that it is from the Minoan period is its very complicated shape. The Minoans were the first to invent the potters wheel, which allowed them to make vessels like this one. They also painted these very elaborately. 
This is a piece of work from the Archaic Greek period. During this period the art seemed to have correct body proportions and is symmetrical. This piece is very stiff looking. During the Archaic period, the artists used little variety in posture of their objects. 
This is a piece of work from the Hellenistic Greek period. During this time the artists show lots of attention to detail. Their pieces usually were very emotional, showed violent movements, and it usually was a way of showing history or telling a story. All these indicators are shown in this piece. 
This piece of art comes from the Classical Greek Period. A major indicator of this is the contrappasto stance. This was huge during that time. Other indicators are that the proportion of the body and it seems to be anatomically correct.  
This is a mixing bowl from the Mycenaean period. The vessels from this period greatly resemble the vessels from the Minoan period. One major indicator showing that it is from the Mycenaean era is the art of warriors on the vessel. The Mycenaeans were huge on warfare and making art of their warriors. 
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