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humanities test - 1. The term prehistoric means before...

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1. The term prehistoric means before writing 2. During the Ice Age the sea level was approximately how much lower than today? 300 feet 3. The creation of the Aswan Dam in the 20 th Century necessitated moving what famous Egyptian structure? The Temple of Rameses 4. In general the people of Ancient Egypt were happy 5. The labor to construct the Great Pyramids came form ordinary citizens who provided labor in lieu of tax to the pharaoh. This type of labor is called Mita 6. The Neolithic era began first in Mesopotamia 7. The only known female pharaoh of Egypt was Hatshepsut 8. In what piece of literature do we read about people smiling and laughing? The Hymn to the Nile 9. The Egyptians valued order, excellence, justice, and harmony which were all part of concept of Maat 10. Archaeologists are certain the Paleolithic humans had the ability to create Tools, fire, and shelters 11. When the most important person in an artwork is shown as the largest, it is called Scale of Hierarchy 12. Archaeologists have found evidence that Paleolithic humans made temporary shelters out of Bones 13. In general the peoples of the Ancient Near East were pessimistic 14. The people of the Ancient Near East were able to trade over great distances fur the domestication of the Camel
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15. The Egyptians were polytheistic which means they had many gods 16. The Rosetta stone is written is what script Greek, Hieroglyphics, and Demotic 17. The history of Egypt is divided into kingdoms and dynasties. A dynasty refers to rule by one family 18. The Law Code of Hammurabi reflects the Babylonians emphasis on justice 19. Like today the peoples of ancient Mesopotamia suffered from droughts, floods, windstorms 20. The principle diet of the early peoples of the Ancient Near East was bread and beer 21. Because they were not certain of its function in the process of mummification the Egyptians discarded the brain 22. The Epic of Gilgamesh is an example of an epic poem. Epic are important
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course HUM 111 taught by Professor Sorrell during the Fall '06 term at Pepperdine.

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