Quick Idea: Mosaic stones: Mosaics
are a part of all ancient civilizations. Tiny squares of different colors
of stones were fitted together to form designs and pictures.
602-1 Olive Wreath: Olive
wreaths were a prize in the original Olympics. The First Olympic games
were held in 776 B.C.
602-2 Archimedes and Mathematical Solids: Archimedes lived from
287-212 B.C. Born in Sicily, educated in Egypt; he was the most well
known Greek mathematician. He is known for his studies of shapes.
602-3 Greek Pots: Many different styles of ceramic pots were
used in Ancient Greece. From storage, to drinking, they were decorated
in many different colors with unique designs. The amphora shape is the
traditional tall, handled pot and the klix is a wider bowl shaped pot
with a pedestal.
602-4 Column Chalkboard: The Doric, Ionic and Corinthian columns
were the most common styles of architectural columns used in ancient
Greece. Doric are the plainest and have no base. Ionic columns have
a circular base and a shallow top with scrolls and Corinthian are the
most elaborate with a carved leave design at the top.
602-5 Tragedy Comedy Mask: These masks are the symbol for theater
and represent masks worn during the golden age around 500-300 B.C. This
was the first time that theater as we know it was written and performed.
All actors were male and they all played many different roles, so they
wore masks to show their different characters or moods.