Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain.
For this assignment you will need to complete an outline in MLA format, please see link below if you do not know how to write a MLA outline.
Link (Links to an external site.)
When writing your outline make sure you include:
Topic: the site you will be researching (remember it has to fall between the periods we discuss in class).
Paragraph of the History of the site.
Why is it on the UNESCO list?
What is being done to protect it?
Why is it important to the collective of all Humankind? Meaning why is culture heritage important to the world?
Why did you choose this specific site?
Do you think protecting these artifacts/sites are important and why or why not.
For essay 4 full pages with citations on 5th page see directions below
Research Assignment: Please read carefully!
The ability to study the existing art and architecture of the Ancient world is becoming increasingly more difficult as a result of recent conflicts and wars in the World. Museums and important archaeological sites have been looted or damaged. Important architecture and artifacts have been destroyed, and the list goes on. This research assignment is designed to raise student awareness of the current threats taking place against key monuments and masterpieces in the world.
Students will consult the latest available news to determine the destruction of an important site using, A World Heritage: https://whc.unesco.org/en/list/ (Links to an external site.). Chose a landmark or area selected by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) as having a cultural, historical, scientific or another form of significance, and is legally protected by international treaties. The sites are judged important to the collective interests of humanity.
IMPORTANT: you must choose a artwork, architecture, temple, ect. that falls between the timeline and cultures we discussed in this course. NO South America, or Asian cultures, we do not discuss these cultures in this course, therefore choose a site that we do discuss.
Some examples include the following:
Cave of Altamira and Paleolithic Cave Art of Northern Spain
Alhambra, Generalife and Albayzín, Granada, Spain
Historic Centre of Cordoba, Spain
Memphis and its Necropolis – the Pyramid Fields from Giza to Dahshur, Egypt
Chartres Cathedral, France
Prehistoric Sites and Decorated Caves of the Vézère Valley, France
Pont du Gard (Roman Aqueduct) France
Early Christian Monuments of Ravenna, Italy
Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata, Italy
Historic Areas of Istanbul, Turkey
Pergamon and its Multi-Layered Cultural Landscape, Turkey
Paper Layout: (MLA format) typed, double spaced, one-inch margins. Points will be deducted with this is not correct.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/747/01/ (Links to an external site.)
Citations needed when using outside sources, include with your paper to avoid plagiarism.
Page length: Minimum 4 pages (If you are only turning in four pages, you must fill ¾ of the fourth page. Do not turn in a paper that has one line on page 4. Points will be deducted for inadequate length.)
Typos: Your paper should be free of typos and demonstrate good grammar. Please proofread your papers. (Reading a paper out loud catches mistakes.) Any more than two typos is an automatic five-point deduction so be careful!