Aegean Art

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1. The significance of the idol from Amorgos is that it represents a fertility goddess and a mother. This piece is just more proof that Aegean art represented daily life. This idol was one of the first realistic impressions of a nude female figure. The origins of the idol from Amorgos came from Asia Minor and East Asia, but is most often seen in Cycladic art. The idol is a rather primitive sculpture, but has angular …

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…through the area. Some people probably stayed in the area. Also, peoples from Egypt could’ve come and stayed here because there were trade routes from Egypt to Asia that passed through. Early Greek tribes had influences on the later half of Aegean culture. Trade routes were probably the main reason for the development of Aegean civilizations. Also foreign invaders were common and the Hittites had strong influences because they were such a powerful tribe.