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Video: Coin Production in the Roman 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 Roman World
Classroom Activity: Armadillo Pendant
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Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Classroom Activity: <em>Armadillo Pendant</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Dancing Ganesha
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This sculpture of Ganesha, Hinduism's Lord of Beginnings and Remover of Obstacles, posed mid-dance, is sure to amuse with his oversized elephant head and rotund belly. Includes classroom applications.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancing Ganesha</em>
Video: Making Ancient and Byzantine Mosaics
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There's more to mosaics than meets the eye. The design and arrangement of hundreds or thousands of tesserae (stone or glass cubes) was a complex process involving meticulous planning. However, before...
Video: Making Ancient and Byzantine Mosaics
Video: Ancient and Byzantine Mosaic Materials
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In the ancient Mediterranean world, the earliest-known mosaics, which date to the 8th century B.C., were made of large, water-smoothed pebbles arranged in geometric patterns. Over time, they were...
Video: Ancient and Byzantine Mosaic Materials
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
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While the Art Institute of Chicago's ancient and Byzantine collection was off view during the construction of the Mary and Michael Jaharis Galleries of Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Art, numerous...
Video: Conserving Ancient and Byzantine Art at the Art Institute of Chicago
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
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In this lesson, students will be able to: describe the geography of Peru and understand how it influenced the way of life in that area; identify and describe aspects of daily life of Nazca and Moche...
Lesson Plan: Learning About the Nazca and Moche Through Ceramics
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
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In this lesson, students will be able to: identify the main structures and three important deities of this pre-Aztec civilization, as well as describe and relate their forms and functions to...
Lesson Plan: Teotihuacan: The Place of the Gods
Classroom Activity: Ancient Gold Working
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Gold objects, including jewelry, utensils, masks, and sculptures used in ritual ceremonies, were made in abundance by the peoples of ancient Central and South America prior to the encounter with the...
Classroom Activity: Ancient Gold Working
Lesson Plan: The Inca Project
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In this lesson, teachers will work with their students to turn an empty room into an Inca village. Students will contribute handmade crafts. They will also participate as "inhabitants" of the village...
Lesson Plan: The Inca Project
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