The Art of the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is it likely that writing emerged in the same part of the world that had the first cities?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is incorrect?

Question 3 3. In Assyrian architecture, what is the name of a stone slab situated at the base of a wall?

Question 4 4. For the Assyrians, what purpose did cylinder seals serve?

Question 5 5. What signifies hierarchical ranking in Sumerian statuettes?

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Question 6 6. What material did Assyrians use in their buildings to imitate the Sumerians?

Question 7 7. What structures, inspired by Sumerian architecture, did Assyrians create to hold temples?

Question 8 8. The first recorded writing was on _____.

Question 9 9. In Assyrian art, a winged bull or lion with the head of a man is called what?

Question 10 10. Why did ziggurats have religious importance?

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Question 11 11. What was the ancient form of writing used by the Sumerians?

Question 12 12. The first writing emerged around _____.

Question 13 13. What material was the Standard of Ur made from?

Question 14 14. What objects did Sumerians use to create signatures on clay?

Question 15 15. Where did writing first appear?

The Art of the Ancient Near East Chapter Exam Instructions

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