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EARLY FIGURATIVE ART
EARLY FIGURATIVE ART 40,000 BCE
HOHLENSTEIN-STADEL UPPER PALEOLITHIC FIGURINE 40,000-35000
WOMAN OF WILLENDORF UPPER PALEOLITHIC 15000-13000
SULAWESI CAVE PAINTINGS UPPER PALEOLITHIC INDONESIA 38 000
WALL PAINTING CATALHOYUK NEOLITHIC TURKEY 6000
JADE CONG AND BI NEOLITHIC LIANGZHU CHINA 3200-2200
PALETTE OF NARMER EARLY DYNASTIC EGYPTIAN 2985
NEOLITHIC REVOLUTION 10,000 BCE
SUMERIAN CULTURE DEVELOPS WRITING 3000 BCE
BABYLONIAN LAW CODE HAMMURABI 1870 BCE
KHAFRE OLD KINGDOM EGYPTIAN 2520 – 2494 BCE
NUDE TORSO HARRAPPAN INDUS VALLEY 2600 – 1900 BCE
LASCAUX CAVE UPPER PALEOLITHIC FRANCE 15000-13000
VASE FROM URUK SUMERIAN MESOPOTAMIA 3300-3000 BCE
STANDARD OF UR SUMERIAN MESOPOTAMIA 2600-2500 BCE
VICTORY STELE NARAM-SIN AKKADIAN MESOPOTAMIA 2254-2218 BCE
GUDEA OF LAGASH NEO-SUMERIAN MESOPOTAMIA 2090 BCE
STELE OF HAMMURABI OLD BABYLONIAN MESOPOTAMIA 1780 BCE
HATSHEPSUT WITH OFFERING JARS NEW KINGDOM EGYPT 1473–1458 BCE
AKHENATON, NEFERTITI 3 DAUGHTER NEW KINGDOM EGYPT 1353-1335
LION GATE HITTITE EMPIRE ANATOLIA 1400 BCE
SEATED GODDESS WITH CHILD HITTITE EMPIRE ANATOLIA 1400-1300 BCE
BULL LEAPING MINOAN AEGAN 1450-1375 BCE
LION GATE MYCENEAN AEGAN 1300-1250 BCE
FANG DING SHANG DYNASTY CHINA 1200 BCE
KANG HOU GUI ZHOU DYNASTY CHINA 1100-1000 BCE
BRONZE AGE COLLAPSE 1200-1150 BCE
SPHINX OF TAHARQO KUSHITE EMPIRE NUBIA 680 BCE
MENTUEMHET LATE PERIOD EGYPTIAN 650 BCE
LAMASSU ASSYRIAN EMPIRE MESOPOTAMIA 720-205 BCE
ISHTAR GATE NEO BABYLONIAN EMPIRE MESOPOTAMIA 575 BCE
LIONESS DEVOURING A BOY PHOENICIAN 750 BCE
COILED PANTHER PLAQUE SCYTHIAN 750 BCE
TOMB OF THE TRICILINIUM ETRUSCAN 470 BCE
ANAVYSOS KOUROS ARCHAIC GREEK 530 BCE
DORYPHOROS(SPEAR BEARER) POLYKLEITOS HIGH CLASSICAL GREEK 450-440 BCE
PALACE OF DARIUS AND XERXES ACHAEMENID PERSIAN 521-465 BCE
PARTHENON IKTINOS AND KALLIKRATES HIGH CLASSICAL GREEK 447-438 BCE
HERMES AND DIONYSOS PRAXILETES (FOLLOWERS) LATE CLASSICAL GREEK MID 4TH BCE
DYING GALLIC TRUMPETER HELLENISTIC GREEK 220 BCE
Alexander the Great 323 BCE
Terracotta army of Shi Huangdi Qin Dynasty Chinese 3rd C. BCE
Funeral banner from the tomb of the Marquess of Dai, Han dynasty Chinese 3rd c. BCE - 3rd c. CE
Flying Horse poised on one leg, on a swallow Han dynasty Chinese 3rd c. BCE – 3rd c. CE
Admonitions of the Imperial Instructress to Court Ladies Chinese Six Dynasties period
Aulus Metellus Etruscan Republican Roman 1st c BCE
Augustus of Primaporta Early Imperial Roman 1st c CE Roman copy (of a 1st c. BCE Roman original)
Pont du Gard Nimes, France, Early Imperial Roman 1st c. CE
Pantheon Rome High Imperial Roman 2nd c. CE
Equestrian Statue of Marcus Aurelius High Imperial Roman 2nd c. CE
The Tetrarchs Late Imperial Roman 3rd CE
QIN DYNASTY 3RD C BCE
HAN DYNASTY 3RD C BCE- 3RD c. CE
Early Imperial 1st C CE
High Imperial 2nd CE
Late Imperial 3rd and 4th
Lion capital from an Ashokan pillar Mauryan empire Indian 250 BCE
Female figure holding a fly-whisk Mauryan empire Indian 250 BCE
The great stupa at Sanchi Mauryan empire Indian 3RD C BCE
Standing buddha Kushan empire Gandharan c. 2nd–3rd century CE
Buddha and attendants Kushan empire Gandharan late 1st–early 2nd century CE
Seated Buddha preaching first sermon Gupta Dynasty India c. 450-500 CE
Seated Buddha Northern Wei Dynasty China c. 460 CE
Giant Wild Goose Pagoda Tang Dynasty China c.652 CE
Guanyin as guide of the souls Tang dynasty Chinese 10th C CE
Kandariya mahadeva temple Chandella dynasty Indian 1000 CE
Borobudur Indonesian Buddhist 800 CE
Siddartha Guatama (Buddha) 5th Century
273-232 BCE Ashoka’s rule
Northern Wei Adopts Buddhism 5th C CE
Frescoes from the Synagogue of Dura-Europos Syria Jewish 3rd C CE
The Good Shepherd Early Christian 3rd C CE
Arch of Constantine Rome Late Imperial Roman 4th c. CE
Santa Sabina Rome Early Christian 5th C CE
Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus Early Christian 4th c CE
Santa Costanza Early Christian 4th c.
Oratory of Galla Placidia Ravenna Early Christian
Church of San Vitale Early Byzantine 6th Century
Anthemius of Tralles and Isidorus of Miletus Church of Hagia Sophia, Constantinople Early Byzantine 6th Century
Clasp from the Sutton Hoo ship burial Anglo Saxon Early Medieval 7th c.
Lindisfarne Gospel Carpet page Hiberno-Saxon Early Medieval 7th-8th C
Lindisfarne Gospel St. Matthew page Hiberno-Saxon Early Medieval 7th- 8th c.
Oseberg Ship Viking Early Medieval 9th c.
Saint Matthew page from Ebbo Gospels Carolingian Early Medieval 9th c.
Otto III Enthroned Gospel Book of Otto III Ottonian Early Medieval 10th c.
Beginning of the Roman Empire 27 BCE
Dome of the Rock Jerusalem Umayyad Early Islamic 7th – 10th c. CE
Great Mosque at Córdoba Umayyad Early Islamic 7th – 10th c. CE
Page from the Qur’an with Kufic script Abbasid Early Islamic 7th to 10th c. CE
Plate with Kufic Border from Khurasan Saminid Early Islamic 10th c. CE
St. Sernin Toulouse, France Romanesque 11th – 12th c.
Bernardus Gelduinus Christ in Majesty from St. Sernin Toulouse, France, Romanesque 11th c.
Wiligelmo Adam and Eve frieze from Modena Cathedral, Modena, Italy, Romanesque 12th c.
Giselbertus, Last Judgment Tympanum from St. Lazare, Autun, France, Romanesque 12th c.
Pentecost Tympanum from La Madeleine, Vezelay, France, Romanesque 12th c.
Hildegard von Bingen, Hildegard Receives her Visions, from the Scivias, Romanesque 12th c.
St. Mark’s Cathedral, Venice, Middle Byzantine 11th c.
Muhammad ibn al-Zain, “Baptistry of St. Louis,” Mamlūk Islamic 14th c
Ali ibn Muhammad al-Barmaki, Glass oil lamp, Mamlūk Islamic 14th c.
The Great Mongol Shahnama, Ilkhanid Islamic 14th c.
Tile Mosaic Mihrab from a Madrasa in Isfahan, Ilkhanid/Timurid Islamic 14th c.
Alhambra, Granada, Spain, Nasrid Islamic 14th c.
Choir of the Abbey Church of Saint-Denis, Saint-Denis, France, Early Gothic 12th c.)
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, French Gothic 12th – 13th c.
Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, French Gothic 13th c
Royal Portal, Chartres Cathedral, Chartres, French Gothic 12th c.
Moralized bible of Louis IX and Queen Blanche of Castile, French Gothic 13th
Virgin and Child from the Abbey Church of St. Denis, French Gothic 14th c.)
The Book of Hours of Jeanne D’Evreux, French Gothic 14th c.
Fan Kuan, Travellers Among Mountains and Streams, Northern Song dynasty China early 11th c. CE
GUAN WARE VESSEL, Southern Song dynasty 13th c. CE. China
Temple Vases Yuan Dynasty China 1351
Horyuji temple compound, Asuka period Japan mid 6th - mid 7th c. CE
Tori Busshi, Buddha Shaka and his attendant Bodhisattvas, Horyuki compound, Asuka period Mid 6th - Mid 7th c. CE
Jocho, Amida Buddha, Heian period Japan (9th - 12th c. CE).
Tale of Genji illustrated scroll, Heian period Japan (9th - 12th c. CE).
Night attack on the Sanjo palace, Kamakura period Japan 13th c - 14th c.
Terracotta Head, Nok culture, West Africa 1st millennium BCE
Horseman from Old Jenné, Mande culture, West Africa (c. 13th – 15th c. CE)
Great Mosque, Djenné, Mali, West Africa (20th c., in the style of the 13th c. original)
Head from Ife, Yoruba Culture, West Africa 12th – 15th c. CE
The Great Enclosure, Great Zimbabwe, Shona Culture, Southern Africa (c. 14th – 15th c.)
Beaver Effigy Platform Pipe, Hopewell culture North America 1st Millenium CE
Offering 4 from La Venta, Olmec culture Mesoamericas (1st millennium BCE)
Teotihuacan site and Pyramid of the Feathered Serpent, Teotihuacan culture Mesoamerica (1st millennium CE)
Temple of the Inscriptions and Burial Mask of King Pakal, Palenque, Mayan culture Mesoamerica (7th-8th c. CE)
Shield Jaguar and Lady Xok lintel from Yaxchilan, Mayan Culture Mesoamerica (7th - 8th c. CE)
Paracas textile (Flying Shamans), Paracas culture Central Andes (1st millennium BCE)
Geoglyph of a hummingbird, Nazca culture Central Andes (1st millennium CE)
Earspool, Moche culture Central Andes 1st millennium CE
Council Of Nicea 325 CE
Rome sacked by goths 410 CE
Dome of the Rock finished 692 CE
Charlemagne crowned emporer 800 CE
Japan closes its doors to China 838 CE
Otto I crowned emporer 962 CE
First Crusade 1095
Choir of the Abbey Church of St.Denis Consecrated 1144 CE
Pax Mongolica 1250-1350 CE
Jewish, Early Christian,Byzantine Art
Early Asian Art
Vedic Period 1500-500 BCE
Early Islamic Art
Byzantine and Islamic
Art of The Americas
Crusades 11th-13th C CE
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