This lesson presents an overview of Aegean civilizations and Cycladic art.
Image of Figure of a Cycladic Woman, Photo by Xuan Che, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Dokathismata_female_idol_-_NAMA.jpg; Image of Cycladic Harp Player, Photo by Ad Meskens, Creative Public Domain via "Foto Ad Meskens", http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Metropolitan_harp_player.jpg.
A type of art that involves a simplification, usually into geometric shapes, of objects (bodies) seen in lived experience.
Relating to the Aegean Sea and/or the Bronze Age civilization that flourished there.
A prehistoric period between the Stone Age and the Iron Age when many tools and weapons were made of bronze.
Relating to the Cyclades, a group of islands in the Aegean Sea, also used to discuss Bronze Age civilization that flourished there.
A type of sculpture that is completely free-standing, not attached to a flat surface.
Sculptures placed in a shrine in fulfillment of a vow.