Mycenaean Culture & Art: History & Influence

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With respect to Mycenaean art and culture, what is a megaron?

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1. Which later culture did the Mycenaeans influence the most?

2. You are an archaeologist excavating a site near the main palace complex at Mycenae. You uncover a ceramic vessel with a double handle and a spout. What kind of vessel is it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mycenaean art and culture were thriving between 1600 and 1100 BC. These quiz questions will test what you know about a megaron and artwork that's completed directly onto a wall, among other topics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These key points will be addressed:

  • Ceramic vessel with a spout and a double handle
  • Mycenaean burial practices
  • A characteristic of Mycenaean art and culture

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Mycenaean art and culture and their use of megarons
  • Making connections - use your understanding of Mycenaean art and its connection to their culture/the culture of another civilization
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the type of artwork that was done by applying pigments directly onto a wall

Additional Learning

Explore the ancient civilization further with the lesson named Mycenaean Culture & Art: History & Influence. The following key areas will be discussed:

  • Mainland known as the Peloponnese
  • Foreign trade of the Mycenaean people
  • Their warrior-like nature
  • Cyclopean masonry
  • Lintels
  • Features and characteristics of Mycenaean art
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