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Timeline History Of Art

Timeline History of ART to the meridian of time up 3500 BC 3000 BC 2500 BC 2000 BC 1500 BC 1000 BC 500 BC Mesopotamian (3500 b.c.-539 b.c.) Characterized by wamior art and narration in stone relief Hammurabi writes his law code (1780 b.c.) Gate of Ishtar Standard of Ur 2500 BC A Sumerian artifact excavated from what had been the Royal Cemetery in the ancient city of Ur, located in modern-day Iraq south of Baghdad. 575 BC This was the eighth gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed by order of King Nebuchadnezzar Il on the north side of the city. Sumerians invent writing (3400 b.c.) Stele of Hammurabi's Code 1750 BC This is one of the first written codes of law in recorded history. These laws were inscribed on stone tablets (stelae) standing over eight feet tall, found in Persia in 1901. Egyptian (3100 b.c.-30 b.c.) Characterized by art with an afterlife focus: pyramids and tomb painting Cleopatra dies (30 b.c.) Narmer unites Upper/Lower Egypt (3100 b.c.) Rameses II battles the Hittites (1274 b.c.) Imhotep 2655-2600 BC He designed the Pyramid of Djoser at Saqgara in Egypt. He may have been responsible for the first known use of columns in architecture, among many other architectual achievements. Bust of Nefertiti 1345 BC The bust does not have any inscriptions, but was identified as Nefertiti as it wears the characteristic crown that Nefertiti was known to wear. Step Pyramid of Djoser 27th Century BC An archeological remain in the Saqqara necropolis, Egypt, northwest of the city of Memphis. It was built for the burial of Pharaoh Djoser Great Pyramids 27th - 26th Century BC The estimate of the number of workers it took to build the pyramids have a wide range from a few thousand, twenty thousand, and up to 100,000. Greek and Hellenistic (850 b.c.-31 b.c.) Characterized by Greek idealism: balance, perfect propo tions; architectural orders(Doric, lonic, Corinthian) Athens defeats Persia at Marathon (490 b.c.) Peloponnesian Wars (431 b.c.-404 b.c.) Alexander the Great's conquests (336 b.c.-323 b.c.) Myron of Eleutherae 480-440 BC His fame rested principally upon his representations of athletes, in which he made a revolution by introducing greater boldness of pose and a more perfect rhythm, subordinating the parts to the whole. Parthenon 438 BC The Parthenon is a temple on the Athenian Acropolis, Greece, dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena, whom the people of Athens considered their patron. Phidias 480-430 BC A Greek sculptor, painter and architect who is commonly regarded as one of the greatest of all sculptors of Classical Greece: Phidias' Statue of Zeus at Olympia was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Polykleitos 480-430 BC A Greek sculptor in bronze, Phidias is considered one of the most important sculptor of Classical antiquity Praxiteles 480-430 BC He was the first to sculpt the nude female form in a life-size statue. While no indubitably attributable sculpture by Praxiteles is extant, numerous copies of his works have survived.

Timeline History Of Art

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