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Art in Mesopotamia Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following statements represents a notable fact about the Akkadian artwork known as the Head of an Akkadian Ruler?

Question 2 2. Of the following works of art, which one was made during the Neo-Sumerian Period?

Question 3 3. The Victory Stele of Naram-Sin effectively shows which typical characteristic of Akkadian art?

Question 4 4. Which of the following are statues of men and women made of limestone, gypsum, or shell that were intended to represent a worshiper before a god?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are stone pillars or monuments that stand upright, pointing to the sky, and are usually covered in relief sculptures and inscriptions that commemorate an event or a ruler?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following was a material used by Ancient Near Eastern artists?

Question 7 7. Why did ziggurats have religious importance?

Question 8 8. What was the ancient form of writing used by the Sumerians?

Question 9 9. What material was the Standard of Ur made from?

Question 10 10. In what modern day country was the Mesopotamian region mostly located?

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Question 11 11. How do we know that there was trade between Mesopotamia and distant regions of the world?

Question 12 12. What group overtook the Babylonians to become the first non-Mesopotamian ruler?

Question 13 13. Which of the following reigned for several centuries beginning with the great king Hammurabi about 1792 BCE and created art like the stele of Hammurabi, freestanding sculptures, frescoes, the Tower of Babel, the Hanging Gardens, and the Ishtar Gate?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is a characteristic of the art of the Ancient Near East?

Question 15 15. Which of the following developed cuneiform writing and focused on religion in their sculptures, cylinder seals, ziggaruts, and steles?

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Question 16 16. What is a ziggurat?

Question 17 17. What is a votive figure?

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is true?

Question 19 19. What is anthropomorphism?

Question 20 20. What is one reason an ancient artist might use anthropomorphism?

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Question 21 21. Which of these were common uses of animals in the ancient Near East?

Question 22 22. Where is Mesopotamia?

Question 23 23. What is anthropomorphism in art?

Question 24 24. Why might an artist use slight abstractions when portraying a king?

Question 25 25. What was the name of the primary Babylonian god?

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Question 26 26. Which artistic Babylonian achievement is considered one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?

Question 27 27. What was the first material used by Babylonian artists?

Question 28 28. What material did Assyrians use in their buildings to imitate the Sumerians?

Question 29 29. For the Assyrians, what purpose did cylinder seals serve?

Question 30 30. What structures, inspired by Sumerian architecture, did Assyrians create to hold temples?

Art in Mesopotamia Chapter Exam Instructions

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