Art History Timeline

Ancient Near East

3200 BCE - 3000 BCE
3200 BCE - 3000 BCE
3000 BCE - 2300 BCE
2700 BCE - 2600 BCE
2600 BCE
2600 BCE
2300 BCE - 2150 BCE
2254 BCE - 2218 BCE
2250 BCE - 2200 BCE
2150 BCE - 1800 BCE
2100 BCE
2100 BCE
1800 BCE - 1600 BCE
1780 BCE
1600 BCE - 1000 BCE
1600 BCE - 1000 BCE
1400 BCE
1350 BCE - 1300 BCE
1000 BCE - 612 BCE
875 BCE - 860 BCE
720 BCE - 705 BCE
720 BCE - 705 BCE
645 BCE - 640 BCE
612 BCE - 520 BCE
575 BCE
521 BCE - 465 BCE
520 BCE - 330 BCE
224 BCE - 636
250
350 CE

Egyptian

3500 BCE - 2575 BCE
3000 BCE
2676 BCE - 2625 BCE
2575 BCE - 2134 BCE
2520 BCE - 2494 BCE
2500 BCE
2040 BCE - 1640 BCE
1950 BCE - 1900 BCE
1550 BCE - 1070 BCE
1450 BCE
1400 BCE - 1350 BCE
1353 BCE - 1335 BCE
1353 BCE - 1335 BCE
1353 BCE - 1335 BCE
1323 BCE
1290 BCE - 1224 BCE
1257 BCE
712 BCE - 332 BCE
237 BCE - 57 BCE

The Aegean

3000 BCE - 1600 BCE
3000 BCE - 1400 BCE
2700 BCE
1700 BCE - 1400 BCE
1650 BCE
1600 BCE - 1500 BCE
1600 BCE
1500 BCE
1500 BCE
1400 BCE - 1100 BCE
1300 BCE - 1250 BCE
1300 BCE - 1250 BCE

Greek

900 BCE - 725 BCE
760 BCE - 750 BCE
725 BCE - 600 BCE
700 BCE - 680 BCE
650 BCE - 625 BCE
600 BCE - 480 BCE
590 BCE
580 BCE
550 BCE
530 BCE
500 BCE - 490 BCE
480 BCE - 440 BCE
479 BCE
460 BCE
450 BCE
440 BCE - 400 BCE
439 BCE
435 BCE - 420 BCE
400 BCE - 330 BCE
350 BCE
340 BCE
331 BCE
330 BCE - 31 BCE
310 BCE
230 BCE
190 BCE
125 BCE
125 BCE
120 BCE
75 BCE

Early S/SE Asia

Early China/Korea

Early Japan

Etruscan

510 BCE - 500 BCE
500 BCE - 480 BCE

Roman

753 BCE - 509 BCE
600 BCE
509 BCE - 27 BCE
27 BCE - 100 CE
20 BCE
13 BCE
50 AD
50 AD
70 CE - 80 CE
82 CE
100 - 250
114 CE
115 CE
120 CE
175 CE
211 CE - 217 CE
250 - 450
305 CE
312 CE - 315 CE

Late Antiquity

300 CE
337 CE - 351 CE
359 CE
360 CE
422 CE - 432 CE
442 CE
450 CE

Byzantine

330 CE - 726 CE
500 CE
526 CE - 547 CE
532 - 537
536 CE
549 CE
726 CE - 850 CE
850 CE - 1204 CE
867 CE
1063 CE
1110 CE
1180 CE - 1190 CE
1204 CE - 1453 CE
1310 CE
1410 CE

Islamic

687 CE - 692 CE
706 CE - 715 CE
848 CE - 852 CE
900 CE
1354 CE - 1391 CE
1568 CE - 1575 CE

Early Native American

Early African

Early Medieval

625 CE
670 CE
710 CE
800 CE
800 CE
800 CE
820 CE
825 CE
870 CE
1001 CE - 1031 CE
1015
1015 CE
1050 CE - 1070 CE

Romanesque

1063 CE - 1174
1070 CE - 1120 CE
1115 CE - 1135 CE
1145
1160 CE - 1170 CE
1180 CE - 1190 CE

Gothic

1100 - 1200
1140
1180 - 1200
1190
1194
1200 - 1300
1220
1220 - 1258
1225 - 1290
1240 - 1255
1248
1248
1300 - 1400
1325
1400 - 1525
1432

14th c Italy

1246 - 1470
1259 - 1260
1280 - 1290
1291
1296
1297 - 1301
1305 - 1306
1308 - 1311
1333
1338 - 1339
1342
1349

15th c N Europe/Spain

1395 - 1406
1413 - 1416
1425 - 1428
1432
1434
1450 - 1451
1464 - 1468
1476
1480 - 1490
1505 - 1510

15th c Italy

1401 - 1402
1401 - 1402
1408 - 1414

High Renaissance/Mannerism

16th c N Europe/Spain

Baroque

Late S/SE Asia

Late China/Korea

Late Japan

Enlightenment

Modernism

Late Native American

Oceania

Late African

Modern

Postmodern