Leaving cert's - Please answer the following question 2014 Q. 2 from the Irish Art Section - this revision essay is due in Wed. 25th Sept. I have added in the marking scheme below. Sketches are only 5 marks this time because you would have seen the two items on the accompanying sheet but you still draw and label both.
2014) Higher Level
Q. 2.) Gold-working techniques developed during the Bronze Age in Ireland allowed for the production of beautifully crafted artefacts.
Discuss this statement with reference to the two examples illustrated on the accompanying sheet (Lunula and the Gleninsheen Gorget). In your answer name both types of artefact and refer to form, function, and the techniques used in their production and decoration.
Briefly discuss what you know about the Bronze Age people in Ireland.
Illustrate your answer.
A) Names of the two artefacts illustrated - 5
B) Discussion of statement with reference to artefact Lunula referring to form, function, and the techniques used in its production and decoration - 15
C) Discussion of statement with reference to artefact Gorget referring to form, function, and the techniques used in its production and decoration - 15
D) Brief discussion on the Bronze Age people in Ireland - 10
E) Sketches - 5
Total marks - 50