Art History Project
Cycladic- Coarse-grained marble statue with minimalist design showing prominent body parts and arms crossed over abdomen (left over right).
Late Minoan- Naturalistic depiction of fish. Movement is implied.
Mycenaean- terracotta female sculpture with geometric and flowing design. Less naturalistic than Minoan.
Archaic Greek- Rigid stance, marble statue, longer hair and blank expression.
Classical- Calm expression, marble statue, very realistic and lifelike, more than human "divine" qualities (youthful face and full beard)
Hellenistic- Tense pose showing a lot of movement and emotion. Very detailed and descriptive. Marble statue.
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The J. Paul Getty Museum
The Walters Art Museum
Museum of Cycladic Art
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