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Pre-History

Exam 1

QuestionAnswer
Paleolithic old stone age
Neolithic new stone age
agriculture lived by water, irrigation
Venus of Willendorf strange but important sculpture, think boobs
Lascaux cave with important paintings, not lived in
civilization agriculture, written languages, cities, domesticated animals
Mesopotamia land between two waters (rivers)
Sumer South Mesopotamia
Epic of Gilgamesh one of the first poems
zigguarats artificial mountains, for God's to live on
baals Gods
polytheism many Gods
monotheism one God
Egypt hard to get to
Akhenaton/Amenhotep Pharaoh, changed name, servent of Aton
Nefertiti Amenhotep's wife
Aton God
Amarna art weird alien heads
cuneiform sumer's language, clay tablets, changed languages
hieroglyphics Egyptian language, used all 'grams
'grams pictograms, ideograms, phonograms
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