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Ancient art examples

From the gallery websites listed above, and available through the Course Materials List, select two works of art from any ancient culture. Using the terminology and concepts you are learning for evaluating art, compare and contrast the two works including materials used, style, meaning, symbolism, and any other aesthetic issues. Explain how the works of art fit into the context of the time period. Keep in mind that only art works that fit into the period of Ancient Art (created between 30,000 BCE- 500 CE) will be accepted.

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Using the terminology and concepts from your own class, I offer you some notes and links to compare and contrast two works. Kindly rate 5/5 for my efforts.

First, you might choose "Fragment of a bowl with a frieze of bulls in relief" from the Late Uruk/Jamdet Nasr period around 3300-2900 B.C in the Mesopotamian region at http://www.metmuseum.org/works_of_art/collection_database/ancient_near_eastern_art/fragment_of_a_bowl_with_a_frieze_of_bulls_in_relief/objectview.aspx?page=1&sort=5&sortdir=asc&keyword=&fp=1&dd1=3&dd2=24&vw=1&collID=24&OID=30002772&vT=2

As you look at the materials used, it seems to be made of steatite and chlorite. Its style is decorative and detailed for what little remains.

As you look at its meaning and symbolism, it seems to suggest a sense of order in the natural world as ...

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Ancient art examples are briefly included and validated with reference links.