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Elements of art

Line
Form
Color
Texture
Shape

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Principles of art

Balance
Harmony
Variety
Contrast
Movement

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Order of the Parthenon

Doric

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Architects of Parthenon

Kallikrates and iktonos

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Date of the roman colosseum

80 bc

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How long did it take to build the roman colosseum

10 yrs

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Three influences that are combined in the Gemma Augustea

-Idealized heroicism of Classical Greek art
-dramatic action of Hellenistic art
-roman realism and depiction of historical events

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Earliest amphitheater located?

Pompeii, Italy

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Where is the fauces located in a Roman house?

The throat of the house

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First style of roman painting characteristic

Painted stucco to look like marble

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Second style of roman painting

Creates 3D world illusion through pictorials

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Third style of roman painting

Delicate linear fantasies

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Fourth

Obsession with illusions "irrational fantasies"

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Acroterion

Architectural ornament placed on a flat base called the acoter or plinth, and mounted the apex of pediment of a building in classical style

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Fibula

Of unique shape used to fasten a woman's gown at the shoulder

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Granulation

Decorative technique in which tiny metal balls are fused to a metal surface

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Necropolis

Cemeteries in an orderly manner along a network of streets making effect of city of the dead

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Tumulus

Tomb taking the shape of a mound

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Arcuated gateway

Became a major architectural type: used by Etruscans and later the Romans Arches

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Chimera

Monster of Greek invention with head and body of a lion and rail of a serpent and a second head of a goat

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Cista

Cylindrical container made of sheet bronze with cast handles and feet- used for women's toilet articles

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Voussoir

Trapezoidal stone used in early Greece and Mesopotamia