Archaic Period

Historical Dictionary Of Ancient Egypt by Morris L. Bierbrier

Ancient Egypt. A Reference Guide. . 2011.

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  • Archaic Period — The name Archaic Period is given by archaeologists to the earliest periods of a culture. In particular, it may refer to:* the Archaic period in the Americas (8000 BC ndash;1000 BC) * the Archaic period in Greece (750 BC ndash;480 BC) * the Early… …   Wikipedia

  • archaic period — ➡ Pre Columbian North America * * * ▪ art history       in history and archaeology, the earliest phases of a culture; the term is most frequently used by art historians to denote the period of artistic development in Greece from about 650 to 480… …   Universalium

  • Archaic period in Greece — The archaic period in Greece (750 BCndash 480 BC) is a period of Ancient Greek history. The term originated in the 18th century and has been standard since. This term arose from the study of Greek art, where it refers to styles mainly of surface… …   Wikipedia

  • Archaic period in the Americas — In the sequence of North American pre Columbian cultural stages first proposed by Gordon Willey and Philip Phillips in 1958,[1] the Archaic stage or Meso Indian period [2] was the second period of human occupation in the Americas, from around… …   Wikipedia

  • Mast Forest Late Archaic Period — This period in North American archaeology is also referred to as the Piedmont period. The area that this tradition covered went from New England to North Carolina. The projectile points that are found in this tradition separate it form the Lake… …   Wikipedia

  • Archaic — may refer to a period of time preceding a classical period :*List of archaeological periods **Archaic period in Greece **Archaic period in the Americas **Early Dynastic Period of Egypt *Archaic Homo sapiens, people who lived about 300,000 to… …   Wikipedia

  • Archaic Greek alphabets — Greek alphabet Αα Alpha Νν Nu Ββ Beta …   Wikipedia

  • Archaic smile — The Archaic smile was used by Greek Archaic sculptors, especially in the second quarter of the sixth century BCE, possibly to suggest that their subject was alive, and infused with a sense of well being. To viewers habituated to realism, the… …   Wikipedia

  • archaic — archaically, adv. /ahr kay ik/, adj. 1. marked by the characteristics of an earlier period; antiquated: an archaic manner; an archaic notion. 2. (of a linguistic form) commonly used in an earlier time but rare in present day usage except to… …   Universalium

  • archaic — ar•cha•ic [[t]ɑrˈkeɪ ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) marked by the characteristics of an earlier period; antiquated: archaic ideas[/ex] 2) ling. (of a linguistic form) commonly used in an earlier time but rare in present day usage except to suggest an older time …   From formal English to slang

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