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Minoan Art: History & Images

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Which animal did the Minoans often depict in their art?

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1. What color was used to indicate a female in Minoan frescoes?

2. Which was a popular form of pottery in the Minoan civilization?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this worksheet/quiz combo to learn more about the art of the Minoans, who lived on the island of Crete in the 4th millennium B.C.E. The printable worksheet will allow you to read up on these people and their artwork, while the interactive quiz will test you on the specific characteristics of their artistic creations.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • Animal commonly found in Minoan art
  • Gender representation with color
  • Popular pottery styles
  • Locations of many frescoes and paintings
  • Images on early Minoan pottery

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Minoan art
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about where Minoan paintings were found and the type of pottery that they created
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding an ancient Greek people from Crete and their artistic history

Additional Learning

To learn more about the art of a particular ancient culture , review the corresponding lesson on Minoan art. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identifies who the Minoans were and where they were from
  • Examines the type of pottery they typically made
  • Describes the paintings and frescoes that were found in Minoan palaces
  • Discusses Minoan sculptures
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