+
3 Tutorials that teach Early Architecture
Take your pick:
Early Architecture

Early Architecture

Author: Erin Aldana
Description:

This lesson will consider several examples of Neolithic architecture.

(more)
See More

Try Sophia’s Art History Course. For Free.

Our self-paced online courses are a great way to save time and money as you earn credits eligible for transfer to over 2,000 colleges and universities.*

Begin Free Trial
No credit card required

25 Sophia partners guarantee credit transfer.

221 Institutions have accepted or given pre-approval for credit transfer.

* The American Council on Education's College Credit Recommendation Service (ACE Credit®) has evaluated and recommended college credit for 20 of Sophia’s online courses. More than 2,000 colleges and universities consider ACE CREDIT recommendations in determining the applicability to their course and degree programs.

Tutorial

Citations

Catal Huyuk reconstruction, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Catal_H%C3%BCy%C3%BCk_Restauration_B.JPG, Catal Huyuk sanctuary, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Catal_H%C3%BCy%C3%BCk_sanctuary.JPG, statuettes of mother goddesses, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Museum_of_Anatolian_Civilizations006_kopie.jpg, Mother Goddess sculpture, Catal Huyuk, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ankara_Muzeum_B19-36.jpg, post and lintel at Ggantija, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Malta_07_Ggantija.jpg,  plan of Ggantija, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:English_map_of_Ggantija_temples.tif,  Tarxien altar, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Malta_Hal_Tarxien_BW_2011-10-04_12-42-32.JPG , Tarxien idol, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Malta_Hal_Tarxien_BW_2011-10-04_12-42-08.JPG, Stonehenge, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Stonehenge_from_north,_August_2010,_cropped.jpg, Stonehenge computer rendering, Creative Commons Wikimedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stonehenge_render.jpg

 

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Corbelling

    A system of step support elements.

  • Masonry

    Stonework.

  • Post and Lintel Construction

    A simple construction consisting of two vertical beams, or posts, and one horizontal beam, or lintel.

  • Megalith

    A very large stone.

  • Agrarian

    Farming or relating to land.

  • Neolithic

    The Stone Age 7000-3000 BC.