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I thought I’d share with you some of the works of art that you’ll learn about by taking the course.
Ten Artworks from Ancient Art Around the World
1. Mimih Spirits from Australian Aborigines
Imagine what these little spirits do and better understand the Aboriginal Dreamtime belief system.
2. Ashurnasirpal II Hunting Lions
Learn how the artists of Mesopotamia used animals to show the power of the king.
3. The Caryatid Porch of the Erechtheion, Athens
Write a poem that considers how democracy is seen through the art of Ancient Greece.
4. Kofun Haniwa
Discover the function and style of these ancient Japanese sculptures through interactive learning activities.
5. Nok Sculpture
Explore the conventions of these ancient and mysterious Africa sculptures.
6. Chinese Bronze Vessel
Search for the zoomorphic designs and then design your own squished animal based on a common stylized design.
7. The Great Stupa at Sanchi
Find out whose remains are buried here and discover the symbols found in the elaborate relief sculptures.
8. Sensuret I
Analyze a primary source poem about Sensuret I to discover how Ancient Egyptians viewed the afterlife.
9. Emperor Qin’s Terracotta Army
Ponder the unfathomable size of emperor Qin’s tomb.
10. Mayan Relief Sculpture
Narrate the story from this Mayan relief sculpture to better understand the vast Mayan civilization.
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