Ancient Persian Art and Architecture: History & Style

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Which of the following was NOT a material Persians used in art?

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1. Persia was located in what modern-day country?

2. What element of Greek architecture was popular in Persia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you assess your knowledge of ancient Persian art and architecture. To pass the test you'll need to know the location of Persia and elements of architecture that were popular in the Persian empire.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following:

  • The Persians' favorite material for palace doorways
  • What modern-day country Persia was located in
  • What element of Greek architecture was popular in Persia
  • The first king of the Achaemenid Era
  • The term for a carving that is slightly more prominent than its background

Skills Practiced

  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about ancient Persian art in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Persian architecture
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Persian empire

Additional Learning

To lean more about the works of Persia, review the corresponding lesson on Ancient Persian Art and Architecture. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn about the Persian empire
  • Discuss the Achaemenid Era
  • Explore Persian architecture and reliefs
  • Review locations of Persian architecture
  • Learn about Persian metal work and jewelry
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