Art Bonus test
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Islam came into being during the early part of ______ Century AD (or CD)
The widespread influence of Persian architectural style can been found in ______.
India's Taj Mahal
What is the name of the holy Book of Islam?
Muhammad's emigration from Mecca to medina is known as the
Muslim are followers of Muhammad's teachings, and their name means
Those who submit
As a result of Islamic doctrine forbidding images of animate beings in religious contexts, _______ became an important Device for Islam make artists
Decorative script and geometric patterns stylized plant forms
The most famous Nubian kingdom was _____, which lasted over 1,400 years.
_____, used newmarket the entry to a reception hall in royal palaces, was adapted by Persian architects in the design of mosques.
What appear at funerals of important lgbo men of Nigeria?
Because of its connections with the act of prayer, _____ became the most highly regarded art in the Islam make world
Bahram gur and the princess in the black pavilion demonstrates that
Illustrations of people are allowed in secular books in the Islamic
Cultural exchange between Islam and Byzantium is exemplified by the _____in the great mosque at Córdoba, Spain.
A Rams head was used as a symbol of a sun god in the cultures of both Egypt and ____.
Why is much of the artwork from Africa is lost to us?
It was made of perishable materials such as wood
The people of Congo use containers called ______ to hold materials that aid in rituals for harnessing the powers of the dead.
The minaret of the kairouan mosque in Tunisia was modeled on ______.
A Roman lighthouse
Minkisi that are shaped like fierce hunters, believed by the people of the Congo to seek out and punish wrongdoers, are called _____.
On important aspect of _____ that gets" lost in the translation" when viewed in a museum, is that they are created for use in ceremonies involving groups of people in motion.
The Berbers were originally from ______.
A small Indus sculpture of a torso exhibits a "relaxed abdomen." Some scholars interpret this is to indicate that the indus people ____.
Practice breathing exercises
Hinduism and Buddhism both believe in ____.
The cyclical nature of time
The temple complex known as Angkor wat indicated what about the khmer ruler?
Position as a god king
Buddhism is based on what insight?
We are kept chained to the world by desire
One of the enduring strength of Japanese culture is the ability to ____.
Absorb and transform new ideas while keeping order traditions Vital
The spread of Buddhism followed a path from ___.
India to China then to Japan
Where are Shinto deities believed to be present?
Natural objects, such as a gnarled tree or waterfall
The first qin emperor, shihuangdi, order the crafting of ____.
Ordered the crafting of a huge terra-cotta army
The land scopes of the Song Dynasty, especially those of li Cheng, often has what characteristics?
A vertical format, shrouding mists, and flowing water
Koan is a well-known zen teaching tool designed to do what?
Short- circuit logical though patterns
What is the goal of Zen Buddhism?
Concerned with bringing human life into harmony with nature
Sen priest-painters used haboku, "splashed ink," as a metaphor to express______.
One similarity between the feather cloaks of Hawaii and the meetinghouse or Maori people New Zealand is thag
Both embody ideas about the order of society and the protective powers of the gods
In the tumbaga pendant depicting a ruler, birds unfold like wings on his head, representing what?
Sprint alter egos that give access to the other world
One mesoamerican culture is often called the "mother culture" because it seems to have institutionalized features that make later civilizations in the region, which culture does this term refer?
The Tairona ornament made of tumbaga was fashioned using what technique?
In The tolai spirit society known as duk duk, the duk duk are what?
Make spirits who punish lawbreakers
The monumental sculptures of Easter island were craved from what?
We're craved from volcanic stone in the islands mountain
Many mimbres ceramics recovered from graves have been shattered or pierced. Why?
The breaking of the vessel of human body in death
The ability to decipher Mayan writing has shifted our understanding if Mayan art. Scholars preciously Believed Mayan arts's purpose was to___, butnow believe it to have been_____
Present stories of the gods; almost entirely concerned with history
Where are the tolai people from?
The use of gold in America was first developed where?
First developed in peru
A li a is a large, underground ceremonial chamber of the _____ people.
The term preen Columbia is currently question as a description of cultures in America before the arrival of Columbus because_____
The cultures did my think of themselves as coming "before" anything
Where did the Lakota live?
One god in the Aztec pantheon was Quetzalcoatl, who played an important role in the survival of the culture by_____
Bringing rain and water through windstorms
Cultures are known collectively as the " mound builders" The most famous of the mounds still visible is ______
The serpent mound
The Moche of South American left a substantial record of art that includes what?
Tens of thousands of ceramic objects, often depicting kneeling warriors