Amarna Period: Definition & Art - Quiz & Worksheet


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Akhenaten's wife was named:

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1. Which of the following characteristics is NOT commonly seen in art of the Amarna Period?

2. Egyptian religion during the Amarna Period focused on the worship of which god?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of the people and art of the Amarna Period. To pass the quiz, you'll need to know details about Akhenaten, the ruler of Egypt during the period, as well as characteristics of the art produced during the time.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will gauge your knowledge of the following:

  • The name of Akhenaten's wife
  • Common characteristics of art from the Amarna period
  • What god religious worship focused on
  • The name of the city that Akhenaten founded as the new capital
  • Akhenaten's name before assuming rulership

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the Amarna Period in Egypt
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Egyptian history in a different light
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the Amarna period
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the ruler and religion during the Amarna Period

Additional Learning

To learn more about this period of Egyptian history, review the corresponding lesson on Understanding the People and Art of Amarna Period. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand the Amarna Period as a time of change in Egyptian history
  • Define the Amarna Period
  • Learn how artistic style changed during this time
  • Discuss religious practices during the Amarna period