Mesopotamian Civilization Art Quiz

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Which river valley was Sumer located in?

What marked the beginning of historic civilizations?

Which ancient civilizations lay along the Tigris and Euphrates rivers?

What materials did the Sumerians work with?

When did the earliest Sumerian villages date back to?

Where do the Tigris and Euphrates rivers empty into?

What is the meaning of the word 'cuneiform'?

What is a ziggurat?

Which Sumerian god was associated with the sky?

What material were the votive sculptures found beneath the floor of a temple to Abu made from?

What was the primary role of the ziggurat in Sumerian society?

Why were the Sumerian gods primarily deifications of nature?

What was one of the key features of cuneiform writing?

What was the purpose of the White Temple at Uruk?

What do the men depicted in the gypsum sculptures found beneath the floor of a temple wear?

What were the Sumerians primarily known to work in due to its abundance?


Test your knowledge about the art of the Mesopotamian civilizations including Sumer, Akkad, Babylonia, Assyria, and Persia. Explore the artistic developments and cultural significance of these historic societies.

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