• Ancient Greek Art


    Ancient Greek Art

    Your task is to analyze an ancient piece of art from Greece. This library guide provides helpful web sites to assist you with your task.

    Have fun and feel free to ask Mrs. B. for help navigating web sites!

     

    Useful Web Sites:

    The Metropolitan Museum of Art Collection

    This web site has over 400 pictures and descriptions of ancient art from Greece. Take a look!

    The Cleveland Museum of Art

    This web site boasts pages upon pages of pictures and descriptions of ancient art from Greece. 

    Museum of Fine Arts Boston

    The Museum of Fine Arts Boston offers a slide show of 16 pieces. Just click on the picture for details. 

    Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History

    This time line offers a brief slide show of ancient Greek art. Just click on the picture for details. 

    Greece Museums

    Check out an alphabetical list of the museums of Greece. Click on a museum and see images of ancient art. Some pictures and museums have descriptions of the images and some don't. So this link requires you do some digging. 

    Interesting Videos:

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    Citing Your Sources:

    It is extremely important you cite your sources and give credit to those you have gathered information from. 

    MLA Format

    Online Writing Lab from Purdue University assists you with not only citing your sources, but also with how to format your research paper.

    APA Format

    Online Writing Lab from Purdue University assists you with not only citing your sources, but also with how to format your research paper.

    EasyBib

    EasyBib is a free Bibliography generator for MLA format. 

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    Couldn't find what you were looking for? interested in learning more about ancient Greek art? Do some of your own research with these helpful tips and links below.

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     Key Terms to Search:

    • Ancient Greek Art
    • Ancient Greek Pottery
    • Ancient Greek Sculpture
    • Ancient Greek Statues
    • The Geometric Period
    • The Archaic Period Greece
    • Kouros
    • Korai
    • Black Figure Ware
    • Red Figure Ware
    • The Classical Period
    • Hellenistic Period 

    Basic Searching and Primary Sources: 

    Sweet Search 

    A search engine with pre-evaluated web sites. Great for academic resources!

    iseek

    A non-commercial search engine for students and educators, with editor reviewed results from universities, government sites, and other non-commercial providers.

    Grolier Online

    Search for your topic.

     

    Helpful Books in the School Library:

    Here you will find the call number and title of helpful books Mrs. Webster has borrowed for your class. Ask her to look through them. 

    • 938 PEA Ancient Greece
    • 938 CHR Ancient Greece
    • 938.01 ROD The Rise and Fall of Ancient Greece: The Military and Political History of the Ancient Greeks