The Ancient Artifacts Exam

29 Questions  I  By MaceHead on September 15, 2011

  

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  • Who were the Etruscans?
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  • Date this small oinochoe with the armed owl of Athens.
 
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  • 1 Drachma = 6 Obols
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  • This is a authentic Roman bronze statuette of mercurious 2nd cent. AD
 
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  • The Delian League eventually became which empire?
 
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  • Is this a man or a woman?
   
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  • The regional dynasty that (also) ruled Mesopotamia after Alexander's death was the
 
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  • Are the objects below authentic or forgeries?
   
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  • Who discovered the Rosetta Stone?
 
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  • Find the correct Greek pottery names
 
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  • The Egyptian government legally sold Egyptian antiquities until 1983.
 
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  • In Greek society, women were treated as
 
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  • The Indo-European people that where very close to the Thracians are called the
 
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  • The Carthaginians were originally
 
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  • Sekhmet is represented as a woman with a
   
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  • Hieroglyphic text is read in what direction?
 
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  • Which culture made this bronze plaque 5th century BC?
 
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  • Which statement about bronze disease is false?
 
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  • This is a ancient Luristan sword and is used in the Near East 3000 years ago. The sword is worth around:
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  • When did the UK and the USA adopt the "1970 UNESCO Convention on Illicit Trafficking in Cultural Property"?
 
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  • Who has sold the objects below?
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  • What does the name Amenemhet mean?
 
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  • This beautiful and rare Near Eastern Lioness sculpture was sold at Sotheby’s for
 
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  • Is this a forgery, grand tour or a authentic ushabti?
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  • The blue BAAF stands for:  ______ Ancient Art Fair
 
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  • An _______  is a piece of pottery (or stone), usually broken off from a vase or other earthenware vessel. In archaeology, it may contain scratched-in words, doodles or drawings.
  • Royal Museum for Art and History brussels, Satirical figured, attributed to DeM. 19th-20th dyn.
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  • Date the artifacts below and put them in chronological order. Put the numbers of the artifacts in the correct order starting with the oldest artifact. For example: 341265
  • ^ artifact nr. 1
  • ^ artifact nr. 2
  • ^ artifact nr. 3
  • ^ artifact nr. 4
  • ^ artifact nr. 5
  • ^ artifact nr. 6
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  • How do you date ancient pottery?
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  • Who used the very useful Dodecahedra?
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