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Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
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Around 40 B.C. the ancient glass industry changed dramatically with the innovation of blowing glass. By blowing air through a long hollow tub, the glassmaker is able to manipulate the shape of a...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Free-Blown Technique
Video: Coin Production in the Ancient Greek World
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Coins were made of pieces of gold, silver, or bronze, known as blanks, which were cast or cut to specific weights. To make a coin, a blank was sandwiched between a pair of dies with engraved designs...
Video: Coin Production in the Ancient Greek World
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
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Beginning in the 1st century A.D., Roman glassmakers determined that blown-glass vessels could be mass-produced using molds. This method of production, which allowed glass workshops to produce...
Video: Ancient Glassmaking—The Roman Mold-Blown Technique
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for Elementary Students
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This self-guide provides students with the opportunity to discover the impact of ancient Greece and Rome on art from later periods. This guide will lead students to related objects in the collections...
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for Elementary Students
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for Middle School Students
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This self-guide provides students with the opportunity to discover the impact of ancient Greece and Rome on art from later periods. This guide will lead students to related objects in the collections...
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for Middle School Students
Classroom or Home Activity: Egyptian Proportions
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Apply the Egyptian cannon of proportions to representations of human beings in ancient Egyptian, Greek, and Roman art and contemporary life.
Classroom or Home Activity: Egyptian Proportions
Classroom or Home Activity: Egyptian Geography
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Explore the geography of Egypt and the impact it had on Egyptian lifestyle and civilization.
Classroom or Home Activity: Egyptian Geography
Artwork Resource Packet: Coffin and Mummy Case of Paankhenamun
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This colorful mummy case was made for the doorkeeper from the temple of Amun and is decorated with a variety of images associated with rebirth, including the scarab beetle, the hawk-headed god Horus...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Coffin and Mummy Case of Paankhenamun</em>
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for High School Students
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This self-guide provides students with the opportunity to discover the impact of ancient Greece and Rome on art from later periods. This guide will lead students to related objects in the collections...
Museum Guide: Ancient Art and Ideas Through the Ages: A Self Guide for High School Students
Classroom or Home Activity: An Architectural Adventure
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Explore the use and effects of using ancient Greek architectural elements in the Art Institute of Chicago and/or local architecture.
Classroom or Home Activity: An Architectural Adventure
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