At Neolithic Abu Hureyra there is evidence for an unsuccessful experiment in domesticating what animal?
The earliest farming settlements appear in what band of territory?
Which of the following is not a founder species for the domestication of species in the ancient Near East?
The ‘shrines’ at Çatalhöyük are decorated with the horns of what?
True or False?
Are domesticated cereals likely to have smaller grains that detach easily from the stalk?
What item of jewellery has been used to show that the position of the retainers' bodies in the Great Death Pit was well organised?
- Head dresses
- Gold head bands
Was the author Agatha Christie was inspired by the excavations at Ur?
Who funded Woolley's excavation at Ur?
The University of Pennsylvania
the British Museum
Which animal's head was regularly used to decorate the harps found at Ur?
In what decade did Woolley's excavations at Ur begin?
Who built the most pyramids?
Which king built the Great Pyramid?
How many wooden boats survived in association with the Great Pyramid at Giza?
Which king is generally agreed to have built the Sphinx?
What is the height of the Great Pyramid?
What god did Hatshepsut claim was her divine father?
What o did Hatshepsut’s army retrieve on their great African expedition?
What characteristics described the ideal ancient Egyptian king?
List of 4 characteristics
- Physically fit
- Of just character
Which king did Hatshepsut share the throne with?
Which divinities did Akhenaten show a degree of tolerance towards?
Deities with solar associations.
What is the date of the rich shaft graves in Circle A?
1600 BCE, some 400 years before the presumed date of the Trojan War
Who excavated Grave Circle A?
Which ancient author located the graves of the heroes in the midst of the meeting place at Mycenae?
How many graves are known in Circle B?
Who excavated Grave Circle B?
Minoan palace buildings are typically organised around a:
What was the major material used by Evans in his reconstruction of the throne room at Knossos?
What term did Evans use to describe the stylised bulls' horns found around Knossos?
Horns of Consecration
What type of animal has been pictured either side of the 'throne' in the Throne Room at Knossos?
True or false: Heinrich Schliemann had an opportunity to buy Kefala Hill, the site of the palace of Knossos.