Ancient Assyria: Crafts, Industry & Technology


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The ancient Assyrians were able to mass produce weapons after the Bronze Age by using what metal which was more affordable and sturdier than bronze?

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1. The ancient Assyrians, living in an area where land was either dry or flooded most of the time, created _____ from mud to help with irrigation.

2. The ancient Assyrians were among the first to create a _____, or a group of soldiers who rode on horseback into battle.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to discern what you know about the technology of ancient Assyria. Topics include a metal the Assyrians used to build weapons after the Bronze Age and their use of irrigation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following key points will be covered:

  • The term for soldiers who ride on horseback
  • Assyrian architecture
  • Items related to war and defense

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the technology of ancient Assyria
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the architecture of the Assyrians
  • Making connections - use your understanding of the technology of ancient Assyrian to identify items that were and were not related to war and defense

Additional Learning

Find out more with the lesson called Ancient Assyria: Crafts, Industry & Technology. You'll be taught about the following areas of interest:

  • The Assyrians as nomadic people
  • Definition of 'ziggurat'
  • Art of the ancient Assyrians, like the Nimrud ivories