Greek Temples: White Marble, Orders, and Artistic Periods

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Greek temples were usually built in white marble.

Pranaos: the entrance

Naos: the main hall

Opisthodomos: was a black room

The three orders: Doric, Ionic, Corinthian

Archaic period: shows very little movement

Classical period: represents balance and ideal beauty

Hellenistic period: dynamic, expressive, emotional

1. Archaic period kore: una mano para arriba

2. Archaic period kouros: sujetando un ternero

Frisbi: classical period - diskobolus

Tres tios: hellenistic period - Laocoon and his sons

Manos rotas: archaic period - Canon of Polykleitos

Sin cabezas: Panathenaic procession

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