Extra Credit Timeline

Prehistoric Art

25,000 BCE to 2,000 BCE

Venus of Willendorf

25000 BCE

Cave Paintings at Lascaux

15,000 BCE

Stonehenge, England

2,000 BCE

Ancient Near Eastern Art

2,700 BCE to 2,100 BCE

Sumerian Votive Offerings

2,700 BCE

Ziggurat of Ur

2,100 BCE

Egyptian Art

3,000 BCE to 1,225 BCE

Palette of Narmer

3,000 BCE

Old Kingdom

Pyramids at Giza

2,500 BCE

Old Kingdom

Seated Ka Statue of Khafre

2,500 BCE

Old Kingdom

Mortuary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut

1,400 BCE

New Kingdom

Statue of Akhenaton from Karnak

1,375 BCE

New Kingdom

Temple of Amun-Re at Karnak

1,250 BCE

New Kingdom

Temple of Ramses II, Abu Simbel

1,225 BCE

New Kingdom

Proto-Greek Art

2,500 BCE to 1,250 BCE

Cycladic Figurines

2,500 BCE


Snake Goddess

1,600 BCE


Palace of Knossos

1,500 BCE


The Lion Gate

1,400 BCE


Tholos Tombs

1,250 BCE


Ancient Greek Art

600 BCE to 100 BCE

Temple of Artemis at Corfu

600 BCE


Peplos Kore

530 BCE


Anavysos Kouros

530 BCE


Temple of Aphaia

500 BCE

Early Classical

Kritios Boy

480 BCE

Early Classical


450 BCE


Parthenon Ionic Frieze

432 BCE


Parthenon, Athens, Greece

432 BCE


Parthenon Pediment

432 BCE



404 BCE


Aphrodite of Knidos

350 BCE

Late Classical

Apollo Belvedere

330 BCE

Late Classical

Nike of Samothrace

190 BCE


Venus de Milo

150 BCE


Laocoon (and his sons)

100 BCE


Altar of Zeus at Pergamon

100 BCE


Etruscan Art

550 BCE to 500 BCE

Etruscan Temple form and Plan

550 BCE

Sarcophagus of Cerveteri

520 BCE

Terra Cotta Apollo, Veii

500 BCE

Ancient Roman Art

16 BCE to 400 CE

Maison Carree, Nimes

16 BCE


Roman Patrician with Busts of his Ancestors

15 BCE



80 CE


Portrait of a Flavian Woman

90 CE


Forum of Trajan

112 CE


Trajan's Column (relief sculpture)

113 CE


Pantheon, Rome

125 CE


Ludovisi Sarcophagus

260 CE


Aula Palatina

400 CE


Ancient Indian Art

200 BCE to 1,150 CE


200 BCE

Great Stupa at Sanchi

100 BCE


840 CE

Shiva Nataraja

1150 CE

Ancient Chinese and Japanese Art

210 BCE to 1,056 CE

Army of Emperor Shi Huangdi

210 BCE

Ise Shrine, Ise, Mei Prefecture, Japan

400 CE

Travelers Among Mountains and Streams

1000 CE

Phoenix Hall, Byodoin, Uji, Japan

1053 CE

Foguang Si Pagoda, Yingxian, China

1056 CE

Early Christian Art

320 CE to 547 CE

Old St. Peter's Basilica

320 CE

Church of Santa Costanza, Rome

350 CE

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

360 CE

Santa Sabina, Rome

432 CE

The Miracle of the Loaves and Fishes, Ravenna

504 CE

The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia / San Vitale, Ravenna

540 CE

Justinian and his Retinue, Ravenna

547 CE

Byzantine Art

537 CE to 1,100 CE

Hagia Sophia, Constantinople

537 CE

Paris Psalter

950 CE

The Lamentation

1100 CE

Vladimir Virgin

1100 CE

Migratory and Early Northern Medieval Art

700 CE to 800 CE

Lindisfarne Gospels

700 CE

Book of Kells

800 CE

Carolingian and Ottonian Art

800 CE to 1000 CE

Ebbo Gospels

800 CE

St. Michael's, Hildesheim

1000 CE

Bronze Doors of St. Michael's

1000 CE

Islamic Art

700 CE to 1,575 CE

The Great Mosque of Damascus, Syria

700 CE

The Great Mosque of Tunisia

875 CE

Mosque at Cordoba, Spain

900 CE

Alhambra Palace, Spain

1350 CE

The Mosque of Selim II

1575 CE

Romanesque Art

975 CE to 1130 CE

Reliquary of Saint Foy

970 CE

Bayeux Tapestry, France

1075 CE

St. Sernin, Toulouse, France

1080 CE

The Pilgrimage Church at Vezelay, France

1120 CE

Last Judgement, West Tympanum of Saint Lazare

1130 CE

Durham Cathedral

1130 CE

Gothic Art

1144 CE to 1325 CE

St. Denis, Paris

1144 CE

West, North, and South Portals of Chartres

1200 CE

Notre Dame, Paris

1215 CE

Cologne Cathedral, Germany

1248 CE

Sainte Chapelle, Paris

1250 CE

The Virgin of Paris, France

1300 CE

Orvieto Cathedral

1310 CE

Rottgen Pieta

1325 CE

Late Medieval Art and the International Gothic Style of Painting

1280 CE to 1339 CE

Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets, Cimabue, Florence, Italy

1280 CE

Virgin and Child Enthroned, Maesta Altarpiece, Duccio, Siena, Italy

1310 CE

Arena Chapel (Padua) (frescoes at Assisi and Florence), Giotto, Italy

1310 CE

Annunciation, Simone Martini, Florence, Italy

1333 CE

Allegory of Good and Bad Government, Lorenzetti, Siena, Italy

1339 CE