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Phaistos Disc: History & Significance

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Where was the Phaistos Disc discovered?

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1. The Phaistos Disc has been attributed to which ancient civilization?

2. What makes the Phaistos Disc so significant?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

To pass this quiz and worksheet you have to be aware of the hypothesized origin of the Phaistos Discs, its importance and its appearance.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments focus on the following:

  • Significance of the Phaistos Disc
  • The discovery of the Phaistos Disc
  • Composition of the symbols on the Phaistos Disc

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the Phaistos Disc
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify what scholars think symbols on the Phaistos Disc represent
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the ancient civilization the Phaistos Disc is attributed to

Additional Learning

Learn more about ancient history by completing the lesson titled Phaistos Disc: History & Significance. Objectives covered include the following:

  • Know where Crete is located
  • Review the dating of the disc
  • Describe the appearance of the disc
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