Art History

Main

Figures, from the Clades

2500 BC

Marble

"Frying pan" from Chalandriani, Syros

2500 BC - 2200 BC

Early Cycladic II; Terra cotta

Beaked jug (Kamares ware), from Phaistos

1800 BC

The "Queen's Megaron," from Knossos, Crete

1700 BC - 1300 BC

Snake Goddess, from the palace complex, Knossos, Crete

1650 BC

Faience

Spring Fresco, from Akrotiri, Thera

1600 BC - 1500 BC

Flotilla Fresco, from Akrotiri, Thera

1600 BC - 1500 BC

Mycenae, Greece

1600 BC - 1200 BC

Mask of Agamemnon, from shaft grave, Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece

1600 BC - 1500 BC

Gold

Inlaid dagger blade, from shaft grave IV, Grave Circle A, Mycenae, Greece

1600 BC - 1550 BC

Toreador Fresco, from the palace complex, Knossos, Crete

1550 BC - 1450 BC

Fresco

Grandstand Fresco from Knossos, Crete

1500 BC

Harvester Vase, from Hagia Triada

1500 BC - 1450 BC

Steatite

Octopus Vase, from Palaikastro, Crete

1500 BC

"Palace" complex, Knossos, Crete

1500 BC

Rhyton in the shape of a bull's head, from Knossos, Crete

1500 BC - 1450 BC

Serpentine, steatite, crystal, and shell inlay (horns restored)

Vaphio Cups

1500 BC - 1450 BC

Gold

Corbeled casemate at Tiryns, Greece

1400 BC - 1200 BC

Palace & citadel at Tiryns, Greece

1400 BC - 1200 BC

Megaron at Pylos

1300 BC - 1200 BC

"Treasury of Atreus," Mycenae, Greece

1300 BC - 1250 BC

The Lioness Gate, Mycenae, Greece

1250 BC

Geometric & Orientalizing styles

1100 BC - 650 BC

Geometric style

1100 BC - 700 BC

Dipylon Vase. Late Geometric belly-handled amphora

750 BC

From the Dipylon Cemetery, Athens

Man and Centaur, perhaps from Olympia

750 BC

Bronze

Orientalizing style

725 BC - 650 BC

Griffin-head pro tome from a bronze tripod cauldron, from Kameiros, Rhodes

650 BC

Cast bronze

Archaic Period

650 BC - 480 BC

Kore (Maiden)

630 BC

Limestone

Temple of Artemis, Corfu, Greece

600 BC - 580 BC

Limestone

New York Kouros (Youth)

600 BC - 590 BC

Marble

Temple of Artemis at Ephesos, Turkey

560 BC

The Temple of Hera I ("Basilica")

550 BC

Kroisos (Kouros from Anavysos)

540 BC - 525 BC

Marble

Achilles and Ajax Playing Dice

540 BC - 530 BC

By Exekias

Battle of the Gods and Giants

530 BC

Marble

Kore, from Chios

520 BC

Marble

Dancing Revelers

510 BC - 500 BC

By Euthymides

Temple of Aphaia, Aegina

500 BC - 480 BC

Eos and Memnon

490 BC - 480 BC

By Douris

Kritios Boy

480 BC

Marble

The Classical Age

480 BC - 323 BC

Battle of the Lapiths and Centaurs, Temple of Zeus @ Olympia

460 BC

Marble

Temple of Hera II ("Temple of Poseidon"), Paestum

460 BC

Atlas Bringing Herakles the Apples of the Hesperides

460 BC

Marble

Zeus

460 BC - 450 BC

Bronze

Red-figured calyx krater, from Orvieto

460 BC - 450 BC

Diskobolos (Discus Thrower)

450 BC

By Myron

Charioteer from Motya, Sicily

450 BC - 440 BC

Marble

Riace Warrior A

450 BC

Bronze

Doryphoros (Spear Bearer)

450 BC - 440 BC

By Polykleitos

The High Classical Period

450 BC - 400 BC

The Parthenon

447 BC - 432 BC

Model of Athena Parthenos by Pheidias

438 BC

Temple of Athena Nike. Akropolis, Athens

427 BC - 424 BC

White-ground lekythos

425 BC - 400 BC

The Erechtheion, Akropolis, Athens

421 BC - 405 BC

Grave Stele of Hegeso

410 BC - 400 BC

Marble

Nike, from balustrade of Temple of Athena Nike

410 BC - 407 BC

The Late Classical Period

400 BC - 325 BC

Mausoleum at Halikarnassos

359 BC - 351 BC

Corinthian capital, from tholos at Epidauros

350 BC

By Polykleitos the Younger

Head of Herakles or Telephos, fom west pediment of Temple of Athena Alea, Tegea

340 BC

Marble

Aphrodite of Knidos

340 BC - 330 BC

By Praxiteles; Marble

The Abduction of Persephone, Tomb I, Vergina, Macedonia

340 BC - 330 BC

Pytheos, Temple of Athena, Priene

334 BC

Apoxyomenos (Scraper)

330 BC

By Lysippos; Marble

The Hellenistic Period

323 BC - 31 BC

Hermes

320 BC - 310 BC

By Praxiteles; Marble

The Battle of Issos or Battle of Alexander and the Persians

315 BC

Alexandria (Egypt), Pharos (lighthouse) completed under Ptolemy II Philadelphos

280 BC - 279 BC

Dying Trumpeter

230 BC - 220 BC

Nike of Samothrace

190 BC

Pythokritos of Rhodes

Aphrodite, Pan, and Eros

100 BC

Portrait Head, from Delos

80 BC

Bronze