CL 170A - Classical Archaeology: Greek Painting
Midterm Review Guide

General comments:

The test will consist of three parts:

1. Slide Identifications: images shown individually or in pairs with specific questions on identifying characteristics and/or how they relate to the culture or chronological period. 25%

2. Short answers including terms identifications and recognition of specific styles, objects and sites. 25%

3. Essays. You will be given a selection of topics/questions, probably four,  from which you will answer two. The topics may consist of various objects, periods, styles, and media. 50%

Example: Using examples, discuss the similarities and differences among Attic Black Figure and Red Figure vase painting (This will require some combined knowledge of textbooks, bspace readings, and lecture material).


You should be able to give a 10-25 year date range for important people, developments, and objects of the historical period. For the prehistoric phases you should know cultural period and/or century at least. The dates are provided on the word lists and/or in your textbooks.

Chronological Chart

Painting Media and Techniques:

Minoan Crete: images for review

Cycladic: images for review Mycenaeans: images for review Iron Age:

Geometric-7thc.: images for review #1 and #2

Review the material in the readings and the images in the textbooks/reader

syllabus 02/28/13