Prehistoric and Egyptian
Ancient Greek
Ancient Roman
Middle Ages
KINESTHIC CHALLENGE
100

It is known that humans starting creating sculptures and paintings around the time of 30,000 BCE. What was this era called? 

Old Stone Age

100
What is the term for a wide central horizontal part of a sculpture?

frieze

100

What is the term for a painting done on a wet plaster?

fresco

100

What are the three periods found within Medieval art?

Early Christian, Romanesque, and Gothic

100

Using the paper in front of you, draw a bull in the composite view

must have two horns visible!

200

When we look at cave art, we notice that we see animals and other figures from the side. What is this perspective called?

composite view

200
During the Archaic Period, what was considered a symbol of fertility?
young, athletic males
200

During this time, they was a sign of wealth when people could afford to have these works in their homes. They are usually found on floors and on walls, and are made of stones, pebbles, glass, and other materials. 

mosaics

200

This style of Medieval art is found mostly in religious places such as churches, cathedrals, and monasteries .

Romanesque 
200

Quick! Draw yourself in an idealized naturalistic way!

Let's see size 40 feet, body builder muscles, with claws for nails! 

300

In the Neolithic Period, we begin to see depictions of social classes. What is it called when the most important figures in a piece are depicted as the largest? 

hieratic scale 

300

When was the Ancient Greek Geometric Period? 


c 750 BCE

300

What is the term for the sculpture of the head?

bust

300

This famous gothic cathedral caught fire in 2019.

Notre-Dame Cathedral 

300

Preserved art is a huge reason art historians can study ancient pieces today! Find two items in the room that are over two years old. 

Pens, bookbags, your earphones. Anything that you've had to preserve works!

400

A statue created around 2500 BCE of the king Khafre, "Khafre Enthroned" is not an accurate depiction of what he actually looked like. What is the term for when a person's physique is altered to have traits that are not commonly found in nature? 

idealized naturalism 

400

Throughout the ages, there have been different terms used to describe females. What is the Greek term used to describe the figure of a woman?

Kore/Kouros

400

A lot of Roman art has been well preserved through the ages. A large reason for this is because the art was made using materials like stone. What is the term for when an image/scene is carved in to stone or thick material?

relief

400

When did Gothic art originated? 

12th century
400

Draw a three dimensional shape that would have been popular in Ancient Egypt.

a 3D pyramid 
500

This bright blue sculpture has been adored by many since c. 1930. It's bright blue color was believed to represent the Nile river and was also believed to improve the quality of life. The small sculpture was found in a tomb, and people once thought this creature could grow in size and ward off danger. What is the name of this sculpture?

Faience Hippopotamus ("William")

500

The location of some of the pieces of the Parthenon Marbles remain a controversy to this day. Many people argue that the missing pieces should be returned back to Greece. What museum are the pieces currently held in?

the British Museum in London, England

500

What year is the first evidence of Roman art from?

509 BCE

500

The artistic depiction of Mary, mother of God and her son, Jesus that was altered and redone by many artists throughout the Middle Ages. 

Madonna and Child

500

Stand up with your group. Pretend one of you is a king, one of you is a peasant, one of you is a visitor at the royal home, and the rest of you are birds. Squat down, sit on the floor, stand on your tippy toes, and put your group in the hieratic scale! 

The king should stand the tallest, the visitor should be smaller than the king, the peasant should be smaller than the visitor, and the birds should be the smallest!

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