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Aegean Art

Author: Erin Aldana
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This lesson will provide an overview of Aegean Art.

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TERMS TO KNOW
  • Votive Figures

    Sculptures placed in a shrine in fulfillment of a vow.

  • Abstraction (of the human figure)

    A type of art that involves a simplification, usually into geometric shapes, of objects (bodies) seen in lived experience.

  • Sculpture in the Round

    A type of sculpture that is completely free-standing, not attached to a flat surface.

  • Cycladic

    Relating to the Cyclades, a group of islands in the Aegean Sea, also used to discuss Bronze Age civilization that flourished there.

  • Bronze Age

    A prehistoric period between the Stone Age and the Iron Age when many tools and weapons were made of bronze.

  • Aegean

    Relating to the Aegean Sea and/or the Bronze Age civilization that flourished there.