Chapter 20- Art appreciation – Flashcards

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A kiva is a large, underground ceremonial chamber of the ________ people.
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Anasazi
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The Yucatán Peninsula was home to the civilization of the Maya. All but which of the following have been acknowledged as accomplishments of the Mayan culture?
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oil painting
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A culture whose speech was rich in metaphors was the
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Aztec
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In the tumbaga pendant depicting a ruler, birds unfold like wings on either side of his head, representing
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spirit alter egos that give access to the other world
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One Mesoamerican culture is often called the "mother culture" because it seemed to have institutionalized the features that mark later civilizations in the region. To which culture does this term refer?
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the Olmec
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In the Tolai spirit society known as duk duk, the duk duk are
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male spirits who punish lawbreakers
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____________ was considered a sacred substance by many North American peoples and the vehicle for delivery became a sculptural art form
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Tobacco
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The use of gold in the Americas was
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first developed in Peru
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Like the ziggurats of Mesopotamia, ____________ pyramids were symbolically understood as mountains.
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Mesoamerican
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Several cultures are known collectively as the "mound builders." The most famous of the mounds still visible is
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the Serpent Mound.
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question
A kiva is a large, underground ceremonial chamber of the ________ people.
answer
Anasazi
question
The Yucatán Peninsula was home to the civilization of the Maya. All but which of the following have been acknowledged as accomplishments of the Mayan culture?
answer
oil painting
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A culture whose speech was rich in metaphors was the
answer
Aztec
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In the tumbaga pendant depicting a ruler, birds unfold like wings on either side of his head, representing
answer
spirit alter egos that give access to the other world
question
One Mesoamerican culture is often called the "mother culture" because it seemed to have institutionalized the features that mark later civilizations in the region. To which culture does this term refer?
answer
the Olmec
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In the Tolai spirit society known as duk duk, the duk duk are
answer
male spirits who punish lawbreakers
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____________ was considered a sacred substance by many North American peoples and the vehicle for delivery became a sculptural art form
answer
Tobacco
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The use of gold in the Americas was
answer
first developed in Peru
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Like the ziggurats of Mesopotamia, ____________ pyramids were symbolically understood as mountains.
answer
Mesoamerican
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Several cultures are known collectively as the "mound builders." The most famous of the mounds still visible is
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the Serpent Mound.