Mycenaean Civilization: Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Tombs


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What incredible artifact was found in the Mycenaean tomb at Dendra?

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1. What type of Mycenaean grave consisted of bodies being deposited in a hole in the ground that were covered with an array of stones?

2. In what city were the first shaft graves discovered in Ancient Greece?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Using the worksheet and quiz, you can check your familiarity with Mycenaean civilization. Funeral beliefs and practices are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the quiz to see how much you know about:

  • Artifact found in the Mycenaean tomb at Dendra
  • Where the first shaft graves were discovered in Ancient Greece
  • Theories archaeologists and historians have made about the Mycenaeans by excavating their tombs

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about the Mycenaeans' beehive-shaped rooms
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on Mycenaean civilization
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of Mycenaean graves

Additional Learning

Mycenaean Civilization: Funerary Beliefs, Practices & Tombs is a lesson that helps you review more topics like:

  • When the Mycenaeans lived
  • Earliest graves in Ancient Greece
  • Attributes of Mycenaean graves