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Mesopotamian Art During the Akkadian Dynasty & Neo-Sumerian Period

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

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

2. A _____ is a monument made from a single shaft or column of stone.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quiz your understanding of Mesopotamian art throughout the Akkadian Dynasty and Neo-Sumerian Period. Topics on the worksheet/quiz include an example of Neo-Sumerian art and the characteristics of the Victory Stele of Naram-Sin.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Questions will cover these key points:

  • Monument made from a column or shaft
  • Feature of the Head of an Akkadian Ruler
  • The use of cylinder seals in the Akkadian Dynasty

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the art of Mesopotamia in the Akkadian Dynasty and the Neo-Sumerian Period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about an example of art from the Neo-Sumerian Period and what characteristic the Victory Stele of Naram-Sin exemplifies
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a type of monument that's made from a single column of stone

Additional Learning

Learn more about the ancient period and its art from the lesson named Mesopotamian Art During the Akkadian Dynasty & Neo-Sumerian Period. These topics will be addressed:

  • Location of ancient Mesopotamia
  • Time period of the Akkadian Dynasty
  • Relief carvings
  • Changes in Mesopotamian art during the Neo-Sumerian Period
  • The Great Ziggurat of Ur
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