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Ancient Greek Sculpture: History & Characteristics

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What makes something contrapposto?

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1. When is the Hellenistic Age?

2. Why aren't women included in Greek sculpture as much as men?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

What are the characteristics of ancient Greek sculpture and how did styles change throughout Greece's history? These are topics you should be familiar with in order to answer the practice questions in this quiz and corresponding worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on:

  • The major characteristic of the contrapposto stance
  • When the Hellenistic Age began
  • A reason why women are not depicted in Greek sculpture as much as men
  • The ability to identify the image of a sculpture depicting the Hellenistic style
  • The reason why Greek statues are mostly blank-faced

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will allow you to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information regarding the changes in style in Greek sculpture between the 7th and 4th centuries B.C.
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as contrapposto stance and Hellenistic styles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the common features of early Greek sculptures

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called Ancient Greek Sculpture: History, Characteristics & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Discuss the influence of Greek art
  • List the common characteristics of early Greek sculpture
  • Provide details about the contrapposto stance in Greek sculpture
  • Detail the more complex characteristics found in the Hellenistic styles of Greek sculpture
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