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Quick Links HUMN1101-Introduction to Humanities Lesson 1 - Origins: The First Civilizations   Question 1 0.5 out of 0.5 points Which o f the following early cultures is not considered part o f the " River Valley Civilizations "? Selected Answer: Ancient Mesoam erica Answers: Ancient Mesopotamia Ancient Egypt Ancient Mesoam erica Ancient India Ancient China Question 2 0.33333 out of 0.5 points Which of the following statements are true of the Sumerian artifact, the Standard of Ur (pictured below )? (Note: More than one answer choice may be selected, as two, three, four, or all of
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the choices may be correct! Carefully select all that apply - incorrectly selected answers will result in point deductions.) The two sides of the artifact have decorations depicting "War" on one side and "Peace" on the other side. This artifact provides visual evidence of the social order and division of labor that prevailed in Mesopotamia around 2700 BCE. Answer s: Though the actual function of this object is still debated, more recent scholars have suggested that it could have been the soundbox of a musical instrument. The decoration on the artifact was created by painting the images onto fresh, moist plaster. The two sides of the artifact have decorations depicting "War" on one side and "Peace" on the other side. This artifact provides visual evidence of the social order and division of labor that prevailed in Mesopotamia around 2700 BCE. Response Feedback : All are correct except for "The decoration on the artifact was created by painting the images onto fresh, moist plaster." - The decoration on the box was created with the mosaic artistic technique, in which stones, glass, shells, etc. are embedded in wet cement. Painting onto fresh, moist plaster is the fresco technique, which is not used on this artifact. Question 3 0.375 out of 0.5 points Which of the following s tatements is true of the Ancient Egyptian artifact, the Palette of King Narmer (pictured below)? (Note: More than one answer choice may be selected, as two, three, four, or all of the choices may be correct! Carefully select all that apply - incorrectly selected
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answers will result in point deductions.) Selected Answers: The falcon in the upper right corner of the back of the palette represents the Ancient Egyptian god Horus. Narmer is represented on the back of the palette as the largest human figure, wielding his royal mace and seizing his fallen enemy by the hair. This artifact was more than likely a ritual or ceremonial object, but may have been used as a surface upon which to grind cosmetic paints. Answers: The falcon in the upper right corner of the back of the palette represents the Ancient Egyptian god Horus. Narmer is represented on the back of the palette as the largest human figure, wielding his royal mace and seizing his fallen enemy by the hair.
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