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30 masterpieces of the ancient world [electronic resource] / The Teaching Company.

McDonald, Diana K., (teacher). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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Great courses (DVD).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (36 video files (ca. 1080 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : The Great Courses : 2013.

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Formatted Contents Note:
Episode 1 Where Do We Come From? Episode 10 Ishtar Gate and Processional Way Episode 11 The Ancient City of Persepolis Episode 12 Palette of Narmer-The Conquering King Episode 13 Statue of Khafre-Rebirth of a King Episode 14 Tutankhamun's Mask Episode 17 Discobolus-Motion in Sculpture Episode 18 Parthenon Marbles-Metopes and Frieze Episode 20 Aphrodite of Knidos Episode 21 Laocon̲-Three-Dimensional Narrative Episode 22 Column of Trajan Episode 27 Sarcophagus Cover of Pakal at Palenque Episode 28 Carved Stone Lintels of Yaxchilǹ Episode 29 Teotihuacǹ-Temple of the Feathered Serpent Episode 3 The Uruk Vase-Vision of an Ordered World Episode 30 Colossal Stone Statue of Coatlicue Episode 31 Aztec Calendar Stone Episode 33 Ancient Andean Ceramics Episode 34 Ancient Andean Textiles Episode 35 What Can We Learn from Ancient Art? Episode 4 The Standard of Ur-Role of the King Episode 5 "Ram Caught in a Thicket" Episode 6 Great Ziggurat at Ur-Ancient Architecture Episode 8 Neo-Assyrian Palace Reliefs Episode 9 "Queen of the Night"-Babylonian Goddess Episode 15 Tomb Painting of Nefertari Episode 16 Kritios Boy-Idealized Athletic Youth Episode 19 Greek Vase Painting-"Death of Sarpedon" Episode 2 Ancient Cave Art-Chauvet, France Episode 23 Bronzes of Ancient China Episode 24 Great Stupa at Sanchi Episode 25 Borobudur-Ancient Buddhist Stupa Episode 26 Colossal Olmec Heads Episode 32 Moche Earspools-Miniature Masterpieces Episode 36 How Ancient Art Reverberates Episode 7 Victory Stela of Naram-Sin of Akkad.
Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Lectures delivered by Professor Diana K. McDonald.
Summary, etc.:
Thousands of years before Picasso or Gauguin put brush to canvas, artists all over the world were creating works of stunning opulence, realism, and drama-always with a clear purpose. Ancient art history expert Diana Krumholz McDonald whisks you around the globe in search of the greatest art ever created and to deliver insight into the fascinating cultures that produced them.
Target Audience Note:
Rated TVPG.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Arts, Ancient.
Arts, Primitive.
Arts, Medieval.
Art appreciation.

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