Weeks 2 + 3

02/08 | WEEK 2 – Prehistoric Art and Art of the Ancient Near East

  1. Nathalie Hager, “Apollo 11 Cave Stones,” in Smarthistory 
  2. The British Museum, “Lion Man,” in Smarthistory
  3. Dr. Bryan Zygmont, “Venus of Willendorf,” in Smarthistory
  4. Tedesco, Laura Anne. “Lascaux (ca. 15,000 B.C.).” In Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 
  5. Dr. Senta German, “The Neolithic revolution,” in Smarthistory
  6. Dr. Senta German, “Ancient Near East: Cradle of civilization,” in Smarthistory
  7. Dr. Senta German, “Sumer, an introduction,” in Smarthistory
  8. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, “Cylinder seal with a modern impression,” in Smarthistory
  9. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, “Victory Stele of Naram-Sin” in Smarthistory

02/15 | WEEK 3 – Art of Ancient Egypt

  1. Dr. Amy Calvert, “Ancient Egypt, an introduction,” in Smarthistory
  2. Dr. Amy Calvert, “Ancient Egyptian art,” in Smarthistory
  3. Dr. Amy Calvert, “Materials and Techniques,” in Smarthistory
  4. Dr. Amy Calvert, “Palette of King Narmer,” in Smarthistory
  5. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker,“The Seated Scribe,” in Smarthistory 
  6. Dr. Amy Calvert, “The Great Pyramids of Giza,” in Smarthistory
  7. Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, House Altar (Amarna Period), in Smarthistory

**Artist Sarah Sze on the Tomb of Pernab from Met Museum Artist Series
**Map of Ancient Egypt (Old Kingdom)