Egyptian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features


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Who was largely responsible for re-igniting European interest in ancient Egypt in the early 19th century?

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1. Which major American memorial is designed in the Egyptian Revival style?

2. What did Egyptian Revival structures stress above all else?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Answer these quiz questions to see what you know about the Egyptian Revival style of architecture. They will focus on specific designs and general trends of this style.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll review your understanding of major topics like:

  • Who rekindled European interest in ancient Egypt during the 19th century
  • What American monument was designed in the Egyptian Revival style
  • The most important feature for every Egyptian Revival style structure

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as how architects used windows when capturing the Egyptian feel
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as Egyptian Revival style and other forms of revival architecture
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what famous American monument was built using Egyptian styling

Additional Learning

Get a better understanding of this architectural style using the lesson titled Egyptian Revival Architecture: Characteristics & Features. Learn more about topics like:

  • What other cultures' architectural styles were used by European architects
  • When the final wave of this style was active
  • How revival styles often differ from the original style