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From about 650 on, the Greeks began to visit Egypt Influence regularly, and their
observation of the monumental stone of buildings there was the genesis of the
ultimate develop- Egyptian ment of monumental architecture and sculpture in ...
In comparison to Corinthian black-figure, this was vase a truly monumental if less
precise style of painting, and painting it was one shared to some degree by the
Greek islands and Crete, where more colour was often used. By the last quarter ...
Monumental tombs were naturally still required for ruling families, but nobles and
the nouveaux riches could also aspire to them now, designing some as minor
sanctuaries for the heroized dead. The finest Macedonian tombs of the period ...
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