Quiz 1 – Space Test Questions
Flashcard maker : Alden Wolfe
Chauvet Cave is located in __________.
The word “Neolithic” means __________.
Archaeologists link the emergence of image making to the arrival of __________.
Homo Sapiens Sapiens
Representational images began appearing in Australia, Africa, and Europe beginning approximately __________ years ago.
Prehistoric people often coated their floors with powdered __________.
The Lion-Human sculpture from Hohlenstein-Stadel, Germany is made of __________.
The Woman from Brassempouy captures the true essence of a head, also called the __________ __________.
The earliest known prehistoric cave painting site was discovered in 1994 and is called __________.
Small-scale female sculptures from the Upper Paleolithic period were once called __________figures, which implied a religious association, although this has not yet been proven.
Walls of woven branches that were covered with mud or clay, or ______ and______ was a common building technique used in central Europe during the Neolithic period.
The simplest form of construction used to span space is __________-and-__________.
The word megalithic means __________.
Stonehenge was created in __________ phases of construction and activity, starting in 3000 BCE during the Neolithic Period and stretching over a millennium and a half into the Bronze Age.
Stonehenge was built in __________-and-__________ construction.
The lintels of Stonehenge are secured by __________-and-__________ joints.
Bronze is an alloy of __________ and __________.
The term ______________includes all of human existence prior to the emergence of writing.
Prehistory includes all of human existence prior to the development of ___________.
Modern humans first appeared in ____________.
Handprints at the cave at Pech-Merle were probably created using what technique?
Spraying paint onto the cave wall.
The Greeks called __________ the “land between the rivers.”
The Sumerians invented the first system of writing called ______________.
Ziggurats functioned symbolically as _______________.
Bridges between earth and the heavens
The most complete version found of the Epic of Gilgamesh was written in __________.
The most impressive surviving archeological remains of the Sumerians is the __________.
Sumerians used the hard, rock __________ for identifying documents and establishing property ownership.
The image of Gudea, the ruler of Lagash, is well-known to students of Near Eastern art because of the twenty surviving ____________________that he commissioned.
Mesopotamian sculptors told stories clearly and economically by organizing visual narratives in horizontal bands called________________.
The notched walls built as part of military defenses are called __________.
Ziggurats in the ancient Near East were dedicated to _____________.
In the many votive statues commissioned by Gudea, he is represented as ____________________.
A strong and peaceful ruler
Known for his persecution of Jews, as recorded in the Hebrew Bible’s Book of Daniel, Nebuchadnezzar II was responsible for transforming ______________into one of the most splendid cities of its day.
The Neo-Babylonians used turquoise, blue, and gold __________to form the symbolic images covering the Ishtar Gate.
In the Stele of Naram-Sin (Fig. 2-1), what artistic device is used to signal Naram-Sin’s importance and reinforce his divine right to rule?
From the ninth to seventh century BCE, the __________ culture controlled most of Mesopotamia.
The Stele of Hammurabi is significant as both a work of ancient Mesopotamian art and as __________.
An historical document recording a written code of law
Sumerian votive figures were dedicated to the __________.
Temples at the top of ziggurats did NOT include ____________
Votive statues of worshippers
The narrative relief panels lining the courtyard at Sargon’s palace complex functioned primarily to __________.
Intimidate visitors to the king
The Mesopotamian’s desire to represent ______________forced sculptors to use symbols and condense stories to their most essential elements.
Complex visual narrative
King Tutankhamen’s mummified body was enclosed in three nested coffins with the innermost made of __________.
Egyptian history is divided into __________.
The Egyptian life spirit or life force is called the __________.
A (An) __________ is literally a “city of the dead.”
__________ is the first architect known in history by name.
Egypt’s most famous pyramids are the ones at __________.
The Great Sphinx is thought to be a portrait of __________.
The Great Hall at Karnak has massive __________capitals on the columns supporting the raised, center part of the roof.
The female pharaoh __________ left the great legacy of Egyptian monuments.
King Tutankhamun’s tomb was found in the_________.
Valley of the Kings
Which object commemorates the unification of Egypt and signals the beginning of the dynastic period?
The Palette of Narmer
According to legend, the early Egyptian kings were gods who ruled on earth. The conventions governing ancient Egyptian art changed _____________ over its three-thousand year history.
Scholars determined the name of the figures depicted on the Palette of Narmer from ___________.
An Egyptian convention used for representing the human figure was to show eyes and torsos ___________.
Canopic jars were special containers in tombs were used to hold __________.
Standing figures in Egyptian art are typically shown __________.
Egyptian sculptors relied on ____________to guide them in proportioning the human figures when carving reliefs
A squared Grid
Beni Hasan on the east bank of the Nile is the site of many ______________.
Rock Cut Tombs
The hypostyle hall at Karnak was filled with ____________decorated with painted pictorial reliefs and inscriptions.
Sculptures portraying Hatshepsut as a __________reflect the power of tradition and artistic convention in Egypt.