OCR Architectural Greek Sculpture - Archaic and Classical

These notes cover the following:

Archaic period - 600-480 BC:

  • Metopes: Herakles and the Kerkopes; the Heroic Cattle Raid
  • Frieze: The Siphnian Treasury at Delphi
  • Pediments: Temple of Aphaia; The Siphnian Treasury at Delphi; The Temple of Artemis at Corcyra

Classical period - 480-323 BC:

  • Metopes: Temple of Zeus at Olympia (early classical); The Parthenon (high classical)
  • Friezes: The Parthenon 
  • Pediments: Temple of Zeus at Olympia; The Parthenon
  • Statue of Athena Parthenos


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