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Ancient Greece

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Ancient Greece, an introductionIntroduction to ancient Greek artIntroduction to Greek architectureThe classical ordersGreek architectural ordersOlympic gamesVictorious athlete: The Vaison DaidoumenosPrize amphora showing a chariot raceA competitor in the long jumpSprinter on a vase from Rhodes and a bronze running girl
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Greek Vase-Painting, an introductionAncient Greek vase production and the black-figure techniqueDipylon Amphora Terracotta KraterEleusis AmphoraExekias, amphora with Ajax and Achilles playing a gameFrom tomb to museum: the story of the Sarpedon KraterSophilos: a new direction in Greek potteryEuthymides, Three RevelersExekias, Dionysos Kylix Niobid Painter, Niobid Krater
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Lady of AuxerreNew York KourosMarble Statue of a kouros Anavysos KourosPeplos Kore from the AcropolisAncient Greek temples at Paestum, ItalySanctuary of Apollo at DelphiSiphnian Treasury, Delphi
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East and West Pediments, Temple of Aphaia, AeginaKritios BoyCharioteer of DelphiArtemision Zeus or PoseidonRiace Warriors
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Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)Polykleitos, Doryphoros (Spear-Bearer)Myron, Discobolus (Discus Thrower), Roman copy of an ancient Greek bronzeThe Athenian Agora and the experiment in democracyParthenon (Acropolis)The Parthenon Phidias, Parthenon sculptures (pediments, metopes and frieze)Who owns the Parthenon sculptures?"Plaque of the Ergastines" fragment from the frieze on the east side of the ParthenonEgyptian blue on the Parthenon sculpturesThe ErechtheionCaryatid and column from the ErechtheionTemple of Athena Nike on the Athenian AcropolisVictory (Nike) Adjusting Her Sandal, Temple of Athena Nike (Acropolis)Grave Stele of Hegeso
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Capitoline VenusLysippos, Farnese HerculesLysippos, Apoxyomenos (Scraper)Alexander Sarcophagus
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Barberini FaunDying GaulBronze statue of Eros sleepingWinged Victory (Nike) of SamothraceGreat Altar of Zeus and Athena at PergamonApollonius, Seated BoxerAlexander Mosaic from the House of the Faun, PompeiiLaocoön and his sons
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Brought to you by Smarthistory. Ancient Greek art was collected in ancient Rome, studied during the Renaissance and formalized in the 19th century. It is the most influential art ever made.