Wednesday, October 22, 2008

All I Have

PALEOLITHIC 30000 - 10000
Chauvet cave, Vallon Pont d'Arc 30000 - 25000
Venus of Willendorf 28000 - 25000
Tuc d'Audoubert, Ariege 15000 - 10000
Altimira cave, Santander (Spain) 12000 - 11000

NEOLITHIC 9000 - 4000
Stonehenge 8000 - 2000
Çatal Hüyük 7200 - 6400

BRONZE AGE 3000 - 1000
Narmer Palette 3000
Cycladic sculptures 2700 - 2200

Old Kingdom 2700 - 2200
Djoser step pyramid complex, Saqqara 2630 - 2611
by Imhotep, 413 x 344 x 200; shafts 92; complex 193 x 100 x 33 wall

Pyramid of Cheops / Kufu, Giza 2551 - 2528 (1st and biggest of 3, incl. Menkaure, Khafre and Khafre Great Sphinx) by Hemiunu, 2.3 million blocks; 755 x 756 x 450

Chephren / Khafre 2500
Seated scribe 2500
Mycerinus / Menkaure and wife 2490 - 2472
Tomb of Ti, relief with cattle 2400 - 2300

Sumerian 3200 - 2200
White Temple / ziggurat 3200 - 3000
Standard of Ur, royal cemetery Tell Muqayyar, Iraq 2600
Naram-sin relief, Susa, Iran 2254 - 2218

Middle Kingdom 2040 - 1650
Sesostris III 2040 - 1650

New Kingdom 1550 - 1050
Hatshepsut mortuary temple by Senemut, Deir el-Bahri 1473 - 1458
with sanctuaries to Hathor, Anubis, H., Thutmosis I, Re-Horakhty, Amun
Hatshepsut offering jar kneeling statue 1473 - 1458
Paintings from Tomb of Nebamum, Thebes (dancers, cats) 1400 - 1350
Amarna Heresy, Akhenaton's rule (abandon Amen and Thebes) 1353 - 1335
Nefertiti, Tutankhamun funerary mask 1323
Temple Amen-Re, Karnak 1290 - 1224

Minoan 1700 - 1400
Palace at Knossos, labrynthian, tapering columns, frescoes, pipes, air wells, sliding doors
Harvester, Octopus vases
Destruction of Thera, 60 miles north of Crete 1628

HELLADIC 1600 - 1100 Tyrins, Mycenae (fortified, lion gate, narrowing, mountain)
Mask of "Agamemnon" 1600 - 1500 Mycenae grave circles
Helladic dagger (Minoan style, Helladic subjects)
Warrior crater 1200

Athens revival PROTOGEOMETRIC 1000 - 900

GEOMETRIC 900 - 700
Athens NM 804 740 Dipylon master
Hirschfeld krater 740

ARCHAIC 640- 480
Kouros 600
Anavysos 530
Ajax and Achilles krater by Exekias 540
Herekles and Antaias by Euphronios 510

CLASSICAL 480 - 330
Kritios / Thesius boy 480
Poseidon / Zeus from Artemision sea 460
Discobolus by Myron 460 (1 a.d. copies)
Riace bronze warrior 450
Doryphoros by Polykleitos 450 (1 a.d. copies) proportion, canon, study, chiastic balance
Stele of Hegeso, Dipylon cemetery 400
Knidians Aphrodite by Praxiteles 350 (copies)

4 comments:

hearmysong said...

eh?

DKC said...

Not to forget the Controdicgeneric 329-328 where every assessment of the art form is contradicted by reality.

Applecart T. said...

OMG! put 540 for dipylon master athens NM 804! (while also putting correct dates for archaic period). now THERE's a brain.

Applecart T. said...

(yes, it's my study sheet for today.)