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Department
Art
Course
FAH207H1
Professor
B Ewald
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 3 12711 Greek Architectural Sculpture Includes sculptures in the pediment; friezes; cult statueimage; acroteria The selection of the themes for mythological sculptures was determined by the patron deity of the temple, local history and myth, as well as interests of the city who commissioned the temple. Sculpture was understood as a precious ornament that was meant to delight the deity as whose house the temple functioned Architectural sculpture was found in other types of architecture, and was painted. Heroon at Lefkandi, 10 century BC shrine for heroized individual who is honored with a cult after death 2 most prominent burials were located under the floor Horse burial shows the elevated status of the dead Burial place of elevated member of society Permanent temples, i.e. houses for the gods, were only built in the geometric period.
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