Exploring Art: A Global Thematic Approach, Fourth Edition

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Chapter 8 : Deities and Places of Worship

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Plate 1 — Dva-1623
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Title: Thunderbird Transformation Mask
Plate 2 — Jii-0648
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Title: Law Code of Hammurabi, king of Babylon
Description: Detail; upper part with Hammurabi appearing before seated Shamash, god of the sun and of justice
Plate 3 — Jgc-0925
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Title: Snake Goddess
Plate 4 — Jgc-0285
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Title: Poseidon (Zeuss)
Creator(s): Kalamis
Description: Full length from front center
Plate 5 — Jec-0044
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Title: Goddess Hathor, reign of Amenhotep III
Plate 5 — Met-06541
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Title: Ramesses III and Prince Amenherkhepeshef before Hathor, Tomb of Amenherkhepeshef
Creator(s): Nina M. Davies
Plate 7 — Kic-0115
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Title: Nataraja, Shiva as the King of Dance
Plate 8 — Jia-2101
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Title: Great Stupa
Description: Total from east
Plate 10 — Kcc-1122
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Title: Seated Bodhisattva
Description: Total
Plate 12 — Lif-0057
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Title: Madonna in the Meadow
Creator(s): Raphael
Plate 17 — Lid-0272
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Title: Sacrifice of Isaac
Creator(s): Lorenzo Ghiberti
Description: close detail: Sacrifice of Isaac
Plate 19 — Dva-9316
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Title: Kachina -- Konin or Supai (Havasupai Indian)
Plate 22 — Lte-0001
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Title: Mandala of Vajramrita
Plate 25 — Dva-0302
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Title: Ise Shrine
Plate 26 — Jea-0010
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Title: Stonehenge
Description: General view: sarsen circle & trilithons, from NNW
Plate 27 — Jia-0002
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Title: Pantheon
Description: View of the interior with oculus
Plate 28 — Kcc-1105
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Title: Longmen Caves: Cave 19; Fengxiansi (Fengxian Temple)
Description: Horizontal, quasi-total
Plate 31 — Dva-0184
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Title: Chartres Cathedral, Plan
Plate 32 — Jga-0045
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Title: The Parthenon
Creator(s): Iktinos
Description: Total seen from NW section of the Acropolis, afternoon light (1984)
Plate 33 — Ard-33363
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Title: British Museum Parthenon Room [18a and b]
Creator(s): unknown
Description: Block 10
Plate 33 — Ard-33346
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Title: Parthenon Sculpture: South Frieze
Creator(s): Phidias
Description: Block S24 - 25: Figures on horses, overall view
Plate 34 — AEg-0080
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Title: Temple of Horus
Description: Ptolemaic pylon; entrance with concave lintel decorated with sun disk flanked by uraei
Plate 35 — AEg-0087
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Title: Temple of Horus
Description: Hypostyle Hall; second row of columns
Plate 36 — Kia-0887
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Title: Kandariya Mahadeva Temple
Description: Total, view NNE
Plate 38 — Lca-1130
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Title: Temple of Heaven Complex (Tiantan): Hall for Prayer for a Prosperous Year (Qiniandian)
Description: View N-NE with marble terraces
Plate 39 — Kfa-0187
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Title: Cathedral of Notre Dame, Chartres
Description: Overall View of Cathedral from East, SE
Plate 41 — Mia-0500
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Title: Masjid-i shah (Shah Mosque)
Description: View of Main Entrance Gate with dome of Sheikh Lutfallah Mosque in distance
Plate 42 — Dva-6561
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Title: Friday Mosque
Description: ornamental ceramic tile wall: flowers in vase, Kufic script
Plate 42 — Dva-6574
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Title: Mosque of Sheikh Lutfullah
Description: entrance portal
Plate 43 — Ard-0949
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Title: Teotihuacan: Pyramid of the Sun
Creator(s): unknown
Plate 43 — Kir-1307
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Title: Teotihuacán
Description: Pyramid of the Sun, General view from west
Plate 43 — AMx-0038
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Title: Pyramid of the Sun
Description: lower level approach, foreground: attached platform and altar