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was made in Cyprus by the 9th century BC, and was considerably developed by the end of the period, there are only a few survivals of glasswork from before the Greco-Roman period that show the artistic quality of the best. 59 During this period sculpture became more naturalistic, and also expressive; the interest in depicting extremes of emotion being sometimes pushed to extremes. The first human portraits on coins were those of Persian satraps in Asia Minor. Tombs were for most of the period only made as elaborate mausolea around the edges of the Greek world, especially in Anatolia. It is important to observe that in resting the fame of Pheidias upon the sculptures of the Parthenon we proceed with little evidence. 200 BC) was an original and famous trompe l'oeil piece, pineapples as commodities known from many Greco-Roman copies.

18 cm (7.) Home page of the Corpus vasorum antiquorum, accessed b Cook, 2426 Cook, 2728; Boardman, 26, 32, 108109; Woodford, 12 Preface to Ancient Greek Pottery (Ashmolean Handbooks) by Michael Vickers (1991) Boardman, 86,"d Cook, 2429 Cook, 30, 36, 4851 Cook, 3740. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008. 20 Middle Geometric krater, 99 cm high, Attic,. Their size and magnificence prompted emperors to seize them in the Byzantine period, and both were removed to Constantinople, where they were later destroyed in fires. There were important innovations in painting, which have to be essentially reconstructed due to the lack of original survivals of quality, other than the distinct field of painted pottery.

45 In some cases, glass paste, glass, and precious and semi-precious stones were used for detail such as eyes, jewellery, and weaponry. 40 By the end of the period architectural sculpture on temples was becoming important. Today none of his works survives, not even as copies. Isbn Cook, 7476 Boardman, 3334 Cook, 99; Woodford, 44, 75 Cook, 93 Boardman, 4752; Cook, 104108; Woodford, 3856 Boardman, 4752; Cook, 104108; Woodford, 2737 Boardman, 92103; Cook, 119131; Woodford, 91103, 110133 Boardman, 111120; Cook, 128; Woodford, 91103, 110127 Boardman, 135, 141; Cook, 128129, 140; Woodford. Corbelling was known in Mycenean Greece, and the arch was known from the 5th century at the latest, but hardly any use was made of these techniques until the Roman period. 18 By about 320 BC fine figurative vase-painting had ceased in Athens and other Greek centres, with the polychromatic Kerch style a final flourish; it was probably replaced by metalwork for most of its functions. 13 Many of these pots are mass-produced products of low quality. Their style is often called " baroque with extravagantly contorted body poses, and intense expressions in the faces. They are among the most intimate and affecting remains of the Ancient Greeks.

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