Greek Art of the Geometric & Archaic Periods Video


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Which of these came first?

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1. Why is the Geometric period called this?

2. How did ancient Greeks create life-sized bronze statues in the Geometric period?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The ancient Greeks made numerous contributions to art as we know it today. But ancient Greek art was not monolithic; it developed in stages over time. This assessment will specifically test you on two periods in Greek art: the geometric period and the archaic period. Some things you'll be tested on include the timeline and characteristics of each period.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • Which period came first
  • The use of the term Geometric to relate to the period
  • Greek sculpture in the geometric period
  • Kouroi and Greek economic relations
  • Pottery from the archaic period

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - recall the basic information from the lesson on the geometric and archaic periods in ancient Greek art
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you understand the specific characteristics of the artwork during both of these periods in Greek art
  • Knowledge application - use your understanding of these artistic periods to answer the questions on art forms from each period and their relationships to other cultures

Additional Learning

To learn more about ancient Greek art, review the corresponding lesson called Greek Art of the Geometric & Archaic Periods. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Overview of ancient Greek art
  • The geometric period
  • The archaic period
  • Examples of artwork from these periods