The second exam will take place on Thursday, November 14 and will account for 20% of your final grade. It will consist of three parts.
Part A – Image Identification
You will be asked to identify five images presented to you. You will need to identify the title of each work, the medium, date, location and other pertinent information. Please review the image lists provided to you. You will only be asked to identify images that have four key points: title, date, medium, and location. You are also being provided with a study guide that will outline all of the possible works eligible for testing on the second exam. Each image will be worth 5 points for a total of 25 points.
Title: Fibula from Regolini-Galassi Tomb,
Date: ca. 670-650 BCE
About 650-640 bce, a wealthy Etruscan family stocked the so-called Regolini-Galassi tomb (named for its excavators) at Cerveteri with bronze cauldrons and gold jewelry of Etruscan manufacture and Orientalizing style. The most spectactular of the many luxurious objects in the family tomb is a golden fibula (clasp or safety pin) of unique shape used to fasten a woman’s gown at the shoulder. The giant fibula is in the Italic tradition, but the five lions that stride across the gold surface are motifs originating in the Orient. The technique, also emulating Eastern imports, is masterful, combining repousse(hammered relief) and granulation (the fusing of tiny metal balls, or