Arch notes #2 - 4/8/2011 Arch 150 Quiz 1: 1st part images...

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4/8/2011 Arch 150 Quiz 1: 1 st part images based on in-class 2 nd multiple choices about monuments and cultures without images 3 rd matching descriptions with definitions and terms Know teepee, megaron, ziggurat, menhir, mastaba, temple, dwelling, tomb, (locations) Cultures of the Ancient Mediterranean Mycenaean, Minoan, Mesopotamia, Sumerian Babylonian Mesopotamia was a fertile farming area Meso = middle, between Potamia = river land Location conditions determined construction practices no local wood or stone meant that mud bricks were the primary building material Mesopotamia was not bounded like Egypt by cliffs and valleys near river. Meant they were able to civilize further out Geography allowed for trade and … The worlds earliest abstract writing, about 3100 BC called cuneiform: ”wedge-shaped” Egyptians writing, with hieroglyphics, is pictographic Empire of Ur (2100-2000 BCE) City of Ur : earliest settlement 4000BCE, empire 2100BCE (walled city = fortified) Ur was built and rebuilt over 2000 years
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This note was uploaded on 04/13/2011 for the course ARCH 150 taught by Professor Deines during the Spring '08 term at University of Washington.

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Arch notes #2 - 4/8/2011 Arch 150 Quiz 1: 1st part images...

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