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1

The power moved from Crete to where

North west

2

Geometric time period

900-700 BC

3

Orientalizing Time Period

700-600 BC

4

Archaic Time Period

600-480 BC

5

Early Classical Time Period

480-450 BC

6

High Classical Time Period

450-400 BC

7

Late Classical Time Period

400-320 BC

8

Hellenistic Time Period

320-31 BC

9

Where and when was the earliest human settlement in the Aegean

The Cyclades
6000 BC

10

Where did the Bronze Age begin

Crete

11

Culture developed during the Bronze Age

Minoan Crete

12

Power moved from Minoan Crete to where

Mainland Greek culture called Mycenaean, named after its city Mycenae

13

What is the Cycladic Female

A nude woman

14

When was the Cycladic woman made

2500 BC

15

What is the Cycladic woman made of

Marble

16

What was used to draw the Cycladic female

A compass and three evenly spaced circles

17

What was with the paint on the Cycladic female

There was asymmetrical paint drawn of eyes scattered on the face, and one on the leg.

18

What could some of the paintings or drawings on a figure symbolize

Tattoos or paint that people put on either for rituals or for burials

19

When was the Minoan snake goddess made

1500 BC

20

What was the Minoan snake goddess made of

Faience

21

Who found the sculpture. Of the Minoan snake goddess and where

Arthur Evans
Knossos

22

What did the Minoan snake goddess depict

The dress of a Minoan woman. Could show what women wore back then.

23

How did Minoan Crete get its name

The legend of king Minos with his creation, the Minotaur

24

What were the two forms of Minoan writing

Linear A (Not deciphered)
Linear B (Deciphered)

25

Oldest its of Europe

Knossos

26

Who excavated Knossos

Arthur Evans

27

Who ruled the cities or land

Aristocratic leaders

28

Where was the toreador fresco found

Knossos

29

When was the toreador fresco made

Around the late Minoan period

30

Why was the toreador fresco important

It was difficult to make and it was very good