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ARH 252 TEST ONE STUDY GUIDE EXAM FORMAT i. Slide Identification (artist, title of artwork, location if it is a work of architecture, period)—Artist & title worth 2 points each; location & period worth one point each; we only know the names of 3 artists for this test and they are from the Egyptian chapter ii. Matching terms with definition—30; worth one point each iii. Multiple choice—about 25; worth one point each PERIODS A. Paleolithic B. Neolithic C. Sumerian D. Akkadian E. Neo-Sumerian F. Babylonian G. Hittite H. Assyrian I. Neo-Babylonian J. Egyptian (you don’t have to distinguish between kingdoms or dynasties for the period portion of the exam) Prehistory: the time before ______________________. Old Stone Age is known as the ______________ period. Art concerned with survival of species and animal herds Cave paintings and sculptures mainly of females and animals Female images seem to be fertility figures (Venus figures) Time of nomadic hunters and gatherers—no permanent societies Venus of Willendorf is an example of _________________ (sculpture that can be viewed from all angles). Venus of Laussel is an example of __________________ (sculpture that is partly attached to its original material). ______________ is often used to depict the horns of an animal in Paleolithic art.
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Priests or medicine men who may have been the artists of this period are called ___________. A great deal of ____________ (realism; depicted as seen in nature) is seen in the animal art of this period. Rare appearance of man in this artwork: ____________ is the Middle Stone Age when people began to gather around bodies of water and fishing became an important source of food. NEOLITHIC _____________ is known as the New Stone Age. Hunters and gatherers settle down into more fixed communities and begin to farm the land and herd animals. More permanent societies develop Occurs first in the Ancient Near East and later in Europe The first fortified city and the human skull with restored features comes from ____________. Shrine rooms at Catal Huyuk were distinguished from the housing because of the presence of bull’s horns, which symbolize _____________. Stonehenge is a Neolithic monument that acts as an astronomical observatory and marks a sacred spot where rituals and dances were held. There are 2 types of stones at Stonehenge: ____________ (large stones—type of sandstone) and ____________ (smaller stones with a bluish tint imported from Wales). Large stones arranged in circles & semicircles: ____________ (where StoneHENGE gets its name) Stonehenge is made using _____________ (large stones). Three-stone configurations at Stonehenge are called ______________.
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