Greek Art Periods: Geometric, Archaic, Classical & Hellenistic


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Which of the following civilizations existed in Greece prior to the Geometric Period?

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1. Which of the following is NOT a major period of Greek Art?

2. During which stage of Greek art was black-figure pottery pioneered?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Ancient Greek art experienced several developments and stages, and this quiz/worksheet will help you test your understanding of those events as well as the history surrounding them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the timelines, classifications, significance and developments of:

  • The Parthenon
  • Black-figure pottery
  • Major periods of Greek art
  • The Geometric period

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between art forms that do and do not constitute major periods of Greek art
  • Reading comprehension - ensure you can match up important artistic events with their appropriate period
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the timeline of Greek art periods as well as the ratio used in the Parthenon to mirror nature

Additional Learning

To learn more about ancient Greek art, review the accompanying lesson on Greek Art Periods: Geometric, Archaic, Classical & Hellenistic. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Familiarize yourself with the beginnings of ancient Greek art
  • Know the timeline of the Geometric period of Greek art and the characteristics of this period
  • Know the timeline of the Archaic period of Greek art and the features of this period
  • Familiarize yourself with the forms of black-figure and red-figure pottery
  • Know the characteristics of the Classical period of Greek art
  • Know the role of the golden ratio in Classical Greek art
  • Familiarize yourself with the Parthenon as a famous example of Greek art