African Tribal Art: History & Examples

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The following image is an example of one of the oldest known African statues. It is made from which of the following materials?

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1. Which of the following is NOT true about the history of African tribal art?

2. Which of the following is true about the history of African masks?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Why did ancient Africans create statues? What was used to make some African tribal art? These are just a couple of facts you'll need to know when you use this quiz and corresponding worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use of this assessment allows you to demonstrate your ability to:

  • Recognize what a visual example of African tribal art is made from
  • Choose a false statement about the history of African tribal art
  • Identify a true statement about African masks
  • Select a true statement about textiles in African tribal art
  • List the uses of statues in African tribal art

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson, such as what materials were used to create African tribal art
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding statues in African tribal art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer true/false questions about the history of African tribal art

Additional Learning

The lesson titled African Tribal Art: History & Examples reveals more details about this subject. You can expect to learn more about:

  • Why it is difficult to place dates on the history of African tribal art
  • How far back the oldest known sculptures of this art date
  • What images were mostly used for sculptures and carvings
  • Which type of textile was most common and complex
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