Roman Art and Archaeology

Liz Randolph
Flashcards by Liz Randolph, updated more than 1 year ago
Liz Randolph
Created by Liz Randolph almost 2 years ago


Midterm 1

Resource summary

Question Answer
“Nestor’s Cup” Pithekoussai (Ischia) dates from c. 730 BC Oldest written reference to the Iliad
The Portonaccio Sanctuary at Veii The Temple of Apollo (510 BCE) Squarish, raised podium, frontal staircase, colonnaded porch, tripartite cella, terracotta roof, sculpture
The Apollo at Veii M-L 6th Century
The Capua Tile (c. 470 BCE) Found in Santa Maria di Capua Records a religious calendar Publicly exhibited in a sanctuary 62 lines & c. 300 legible words it is the longest epigraphical Etruscan inscription. Dates to the early 5th c. BCE Lists offerings and sacrifices to various divinities.
The bronze liver from Piacenza (L. 2nd C. BCE)
Euboean Pottery c. 750 BCE
Cerveteri Cemetary - Earliest tombs date from the 9th c. BCE (Villanovan) - Etruscan Necropolis - Organized in a city-like plan, complete with streets, squares and neighborhoods. - Tombs in the necropolis imitate houses
Tomb of Hunting and Fishing c. late 6th century BCE Banquet Scene
Tomb of the Lionesses c. 530-520 BCE
Tomb of the Reliefs c. 350-325 BCE An extended-family tomb (32 spaces, 12 “beds” kl)
Etruscan Terracotta Sarcophagus c. 6th century BCE
Lysikrates Monument, Athens Commissioned by Lysikrates, to commemorate a victory by a theater chorus in 334 BC
"Philip's Tomb" Facade
Amphilpolis Tomb
Didyma Temple of Apollo
The Capitoline Wolf C. 500 BCE
Temple of Jupiter Optimus Maximus (Capitolium) c. 509 BCE Begun by Tarquinius Priscus and completed by the last king of Rome, Tarquinius Superbus, only inaugurated at the beginning of the Republican era in 509 BC.
Augustus' Victory Monument at Actium, Greece after battle in 31 BCE
Aegypt Capta Coin
Forum Iulium
Temple of Venus Genetrix
Forum of Augustus
Temple of Mars Ultor built in 20 BCE by Augustus for the battle of the Philippi in 42
Horologium of Augustus
Ara Pacis, Campus Martius in Rome c. 13-9 BCE
Mausoleum of Augustus Two levels, lower is covered by earth and upper is surrounded by collonade. Two Egyptian Obelisks are stationed at front enterance
Temple of Divus Augustus Pula, Croatia finished by Caligula
The Theater of Pompey Reconstruction began under Tiberius and finished by Caligula
Caligula's Nemi Ships Traveled back and forth across lake
Circus Maximus 4th C. BCE evidence 1st C. BCE stone foundations (Caesar)
Flavian Ampitheater (the Colosseum) built by Vespasian and Titus
Arch of Titus c. 85 CE, Rome
Tomb of the Five Chairs Cerveteri c. 650-600 BCE
Isis of the Capitoline Men and Women could join Originated in Egypt One of the most popular mystery cults Benevolent protector goddess Nurtured worshipers Helped participants cope with rapid change, especially in urban, cosmopolitan society.
Isis Tyche (sailing) 1 Century BCE
Temple of Isis, Pompeii c. 100 BCE
Cybele (Magna Mater) pulled by Lions
Roman Funerary Urn Later was replaced by the sarcophagus
Tomb of the Scipios (Hypogaeum) Family tomb, located in an aristocratic cemetery, in use from the 3rd Century BC to the 1st Century AD
Show full summary Hide full summary


What is Archaeology?????????????
South Paw H.L #1
Zayn Bukhari
The Principles of Archaeology
Archaeology quiz
Adnan igdeli
Archaeology quiz
Amira Mire
AS Archaeology - Unit 1 - 31 Key Definitions - Section A - AQA **INCOMPLETE**
Rebecca Giddings
Prehistoric Medicine
AS Archaeology - 'Seahenge' Case study - Holme-next-to-the-sea
Rebecca Giddings