Web Site List - Art 2                 Revised 01/2010
Following is a list of web sites that you may use for your Art Web Critique assignment. 

Please Note:  You may also use any sites listed on the bottom of the ECC Web Pages at:

 http://www.elcamino.edu/faculty/eatherton    However, do not write your web paper on any of these pages.  Use the outside links.                  

Unit One - Prehistoric Art

Paleolithic:
Lascaux Cave: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/lascaux/en/index.html
Chauvet Cave: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/arcnat/chauvet/en/index.html
Cosquer cave: http://www.culture.gouv.fr/culture/archeosm/fr/fr-medit-prehist.htm
On Paleolithic Art in General:
http://www.civilization.ca/membrs/archaeo/paleofig/pal00eng.html

A specialized study by Dr. Jean Clottes:  http://www.bradshawfoundation.com/clottes/index.html  

This is on the Psychology of Image-making and much more.  Choose only 1 part.
http://watarts.uwaterloo.ca/~acheyne/signcon.html  

Mesolithic:

http://www.vm.kemsu.ru/en/mezolith

http://www.hp.uab.edu/image_archive/ta/tad.html

Neolithic Europe:
http://www.mysteriousplaces.com/stonehenge/megaliths.html
http://osr.org/en-us/articles/stonehenge-an-astronomical-calculator  New

For Neolithic Turkey:  http://www.focusmm.com/civi_mn1.htm
Neolithic Jericho:

http://www.us-israel.org/jsource/vie/Jericho.html

Walls of later Jericho: 

  http://www.answersingenesis.org/home/area/magazines/docs/v21n2_jericho.asp 

Unit Two - Tribal Art
Native American:
http://www.as.utexas.edu/astronomy/people/robbins/release.html  

Above tells New research done at Paint Rock, in central Texas, including 'sun daggers' for the winter and summer solstice and other astronomical indicators.

Tlingit: http://sorrel.humboldt.edu/~rwj1/tli.html                                                                           

  http://www.danheller.com/alaska-tlinget.html 

Anasazi: 
http://www.archaeology.org/9701/abstracts/southwest.html
http://www.mysteriousplaces.com/anasazi/MesaVerde.html
http://www.colorado.edu/Conferences/chaco/tour/chacomap.htm

http://www.amwest-travel.com/awt_barnett1.html

http://www.exploratorium.edu/chaco/HTML/fajada.html

MOGOLLON - SOME MIMBRES POTTERY:
http://www.ancestral.com/cultures/north_america/mimbres.html  New

On Hopi Kachinashttp://www.sunshinestudio.com/hopi_kachinas.html 

African:  http://www.lib.virginia.edu/clemons/RMC/exhib/93.ray.aa/African.html 

On the Dogon art:  http://www.africaclub.com/dogoni.htm

On the "oldest" prehistoric art work:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/1753326.stm

Unit Three: Mesopotamia and Persia
Mesopotamia

  http://www.oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/HIGH/OI_Museum_Mesopotamia.html

Ancient women's lives in Mesopotamia: 

http://www.womeninworldhistory.com/lesson2.html

Persia:  http://oi.uchicago.edu/OI/MUS/PA/IRAN/PAAI/PAAI_Persepolis.html

Unit Four: Egypt

For an overall site:  http://www.fruitofthenile.com/ 

For Sakkara and King Zoser's Stepped Pyramid:
http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/arth/zoser/zoser.html

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pyramid (PBS multimedia on the Great Pyramid)
For Saggara and Giza and other major sights:
http://www.memphis.edu/egypt/giza.htm

For Tours of Egypt:
http://www.tourism.egnet.net/culture/egy_mus.htm
http://www.powerup.com.au/~ancient/tour.htm
 http://www.netins.net/showcase/ankh/index.html

For Akhenaten, Nefertiti, Tutankamen and the Amarna Period:

http://www.molon.de/galleries/Egypt/NatMuseum/TutObjects/img.php?pic=15


http://heptune.com/Akhnaten.html              

Seven Wonders of the World: http://ce.eng.usf.edu/pharos/wonders (Great Pyramid)
For Archaeoastronomy: http://www.wam.umd.edu/~tlaloc/archastro/cfaar_as.html

On Egyptian writing:  http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/235724.stm
For connections to Mexico: 

On raising an obelisk:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/obelisk/

Egyptian Theoretical Sights (Beware!!) Be more critical:
http://grahamhancock.com/                                                      

http://www.teamatlantis.com/Projects.html                                                      

http://www.larryhunter.com/                                                                                                        

Unit Five: Aegean

(On the Mask of Agamemnon - Use this article and the overall site of Archaeology Magazine)   
http://www.archaeology.org/9907/etc/mask.html 

  http://www.ou.edu/finearts/art/ahi4913/aegeanhtml/aegean2.html 

Unit Six: Greek

Ancient Women:   http://www.womenintheancientworld.com/

For a great site on the major Greek cities: http://www.sikyon.com/index.html

Athens:   http://www.stoa.org
For Attributes of the Gods and mythology: http://web.uvic.ca/grs/department_files/classical_myth/index.html


For the Olympic Games: http://minbar.cs.dartmouth.edu/greecom/olympics               

For a summary of Greek culture - philosophers and writers -  http://www.pbs.org/empires/thegreeks/  New  (Need quick time plug in to view an animation of the Acropolis).

For an archaeology article on the restoration of the Acropolis:
http://www.archaeology.org/online/news/acropolis.html

For the Elgin marbles removed from the Acropolis of Athens to the British Mus.

http://www.greece.org/parthenon/marbles/

Unit Seven: Roman
General Roman Topics:
http://witcombe.sbc.edu/ARTHrome.html

http://www.pbs.org/empires/romans/index.html

For Pompeii:
http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/pompeii/
http://jefferson.village.virginia.edu/pompeii/page-1.html
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/vesuvius/

Unit Eight: Early Christian, Jewish Art History
For the Catacombs and other art: http://www.catacombe.roma.it/welcome.html
For Vatican Art: http://www.christusrex.org/                                                                

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/religion/first/

For St. Paul:  http://www.pbs.org/empires/peterandpaul/footsteps/

For a discussion on the temple mount:  http://www.templemount.org/theories.html   

For several sites in the Middle East:  http://www.sacredsites.com/middle_east/   New

Unit Nine: Byzantine

St Catherine�s, Mount Sinai, Egypt: 

http://www.touregypt.net/mountmoses.htm

http://www.bibleplaces.com/jebelmusa.htm
Hagia Sophia, Turkey:  http://www.focusmm.com/civilization/hagia/welcome.htm  

Unit Ten - Islamic
http://www.islamicity.org/culture/MOSQUES/Europe/cordoba.htm
http://www.cyberspain.com/ciudades-patrimonio/icordoba.htm  

On the Dome of the Rock:  http://www.greatbuildings.com/buildings/Dome_of_the_Rock.html  New

 http://www.pbs.org/empires/islam/index.html 

Unit Eleven -  Medieval

On a Medieval weapon:  http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/lostempires/trebuchet/
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/med/medweb.html

Unit Twelve - Romanesque
For Hildegard of Bingen - Medieval Woman Artist and Writer:  

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/med/hildegarde.html

For architecture:  http://www.bc.edu/bc_org/avp/cas/fnart/arch/romanesque_arch.html  

For the Bayeaux Tapestry:  http://hastings1066.com/

Unit Thirteen - Gothic
For Gothic Cathedrals:
http://www.newyorkcarver.com/cathedrallinks.htm
http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/~dchurch/cathedral/
http://www.learn.columbia.edu/Mcahweb/Amiens.html
For Gothic manuscripts - http://www.byu.edu/~hurlbut/dscriptorium

 Last Published 7/14/16