The Art of Ancient Greece c. 800-300 BCE
Map of Ancient Greece
Geometric c. 750 BCE
Geometric amphora, two handled storage jar, 8th Century BCE; From Dipylon
Orientalizing c. 650 BCE
Polyphemos Painter, amphora • 675-650 BCE • Orientalizing Style
Archaic Style (from the Greek word archaios, meaning “old”) (c. 550 BCE)
Priam Painter, Women at a Fountain House, c. 520-510 BCE.
Panathenaic Amphora with Runners, c. 520 BCE, Attributed to Euphiletos painter.
Exekias, amphora Achilles and Ajaxplaying a Board Game • 540-530 BCE • Archaic Style
Ajax on the right says,Tria“Three.” And Achilles counters with Tesara “four.” They are believed to be playing dice.
Exekias, amphora Achilles and Penthesilea • 525 BCE • Archaic Period
Euphronios (painter) and Euxsitheos (potter), Death of Sarpedon during the Trojan War, c. 515 BCE, From an Italian grave.
Detail of the Death of Sarpedon during the Trojan War, c.500 BCE
Severe or Early Classical Style (c.480 BCE)
Berlin Painter, bell krater, showing the Abduction of Europa by Zeus • 490 BCE .
Penthesilea Painter, cup interior showing Achilles and Penthesilea 455 BCE Late Archaic Classical
Classical to Late Classical Style (c. 450-350 BCE)
Reed Painter, Warrior by a Grave • ( c.410 BCE) • Classical period
Hellenistic Period (c.250 BCE)
Battle of Issus, from the House of the Faun, Pompeii, • Also known as “Alexander Mosaic,” First Century CE • Roman copy from the Hellenistic period in Greece
Sculpture, Archaic Style c. 600-480 BCE Note: Refer to your sculpture hand out
New York Kouros • from Attica • (c. 600 BCE) • Archaic Sculpture period
Kroisos, from Anavysos, Greece, c. 530 • New York Kouros • from Attica • (c. 600 BCE)
Calf Bearer (Moschophoros), dedicated by Rhonbos on the Acropolis, Athens, c 560 BCE
Dying Warrior from the west pediment of the Temple of Aphaia, Aegina Greece, c 490 BCE
Peplos Kore 530 BCE) • Archaic period
Early Classical Style Sculpture • c. 480-450 BCE
The Kritios Boy, from the Acropolis • 480 BCE • Early Classical Style
Late Classical Period Hellenistic Period 3rd through the 1st Century
Poseidon/Zeus, found in the sea off Cape Artemision 450 BCE) • Early Classical Period
Myron, Diskobolos, • (Disk Thrower), • 460-450 BCE • Early Classical
Warrior from Riaci • (c. 450 BCE) • Early Classical Style
Polykleitos, Doryphoras • (Spear Bearer) • Classical style • Roman copy from Pompeii, original c. 450-400 BCE
c. 430 BCE) Classical Style • Attributed to Polykleitos, Wounded Amazon, c. 430 BCE) • Classical Style • Why is this • Attributed to Polykleitos?
Stele of Hegeso, • ( c. 410-400 BCE) • Classical Style