Human Form in Early Civilization

ESSAY PROJECT #1: Human Form in Early Civilization

Prompt:

All early civilizations – prehistoric, Near East, Egyptian, Aegean, and Roman – attempted to represent the human figure within their art. Within this essay, provide a comprehensive analysis of the similarities and differences in the representation of the human form in these early depictions. Address not only the artistic portrayal of the human body, but also how these art forms were significant within the culture in which they were created. Provide specific artwork examples (including identifying data, such as titles or source references) throughout your essay.

Writing Requirements:

  • Length must meet at minimum three (3) pages.
    • Please note: The full length of written content MUST be three pages long, not including any author information (such as written in the upper right by MLA style)
  • Provide three (3) sources for your entry minimum.
  • Cite academic articles, books, or other research at sources of your conclusions.
    • Citations may be written in APA or MLA style. Refer to the Ivy Tech Writing Guide for examples of citations commonly used.
    • In-text citations and a full resource(s) citation must be included.
    • See the citation resources in “Resources” area for information specific to art citations.
  • Thoroughly address all aspects of the prompt.
  • Use proper terminology as presented in the textbook.

Plagiarism: Please review the syllabus statement regarding academic honesty and plagiarism.