Archaeology - Greek 1

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1. Skeumorphic?

  • The practice of identifying the work of different artistic 'hands' in the archaeological record, based on the accumulated knowledge of the individual researcher.
  • The practice of coastal trading by which small vessels load and off-load various commodities in different ports.
  • When the meaning of use of an artefact is changed by a society.
  • When an artefact of one material is crafted in imitation of the appearance of an artefact of another material, usually of higher value.
  • The right to return to one's country of origin.
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2. Akroterion?

  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze
  • ornament placed on a flat base and mounted at the apex of the pediment of a building in the Classical style
  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave

3. What buildings lie on the acropolis at Athens?

  • Eleusis, The Parthenon, The Temple of Zeus Olympios, The Erechtheum
  • The Kerameikos, The Temple of Athena Nike, The Hephaesteum, The Propylaea, Eleusis
  • The Parthenon, The Erechtheum, The Propylaea, The Temple of Athena Nike, The Temple of Zeus Olympios
  • The Hephaesteum, The Parthenon, The Propylaea, The Temple of Athena Nike

4. Remittance?

  • The practice of coastal trading by which small vessels load and off-load various commodities in different ports.
  • The right to return to one's country of origin.
  • The practice of identifying the work of different artistic 'hands' in the archaeological record, based on the accumulated knowledge of the individual researcher.
  • When the meaning of use of an artefact is changed by a society.
  • When an artefact of one material is crafted in imitation of the appearance of an artefact of another material, usually of higher value.

5. Trigylph?

  • the vertically channeled tablets of the Doric frieze
  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns
  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave

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