hat part of their ancestors' bodies did the Natufians (like at Jericho) place in their altar niches?
Which of the following statements best accounts for the failure of Akhenaton's reign?
He was obsessed with to reforming Egypt into a monotheistic society based on Aten.
The people called "Phoenicians" by the Greeks were called _____________ by the Egyptians.
The assertion can be made that we all have African ancestry because
Humans are descended from hominids who lived in Africa millions of years ago
The story of Osiris in ancient Egyptian religion served to
strengthen people's belief in immortality.
Which of the following nations conquered the kingdom of Judah and exiled the Jews to Babylonia in the sixth century B.C.E.?
What was the connection between the early Hebrews and the Sumerian kingdom?
The Hebrew patriarch Abraham was originally from Ur in Mesopotamia.
e of the most powerful women in Egypt's New Kingdom was the wife of Akhenaton, known to us as
The Hittites arrived in Mesopotamia with Indo-European language and culture, and their knowledge of
Why did scholars change the abbreviations BC and AD to BCE and CE?
it keeps the dates the same, but removes the obvious Christian bias from the timeline.
Sumerians angered their gods so much that the gods decided to get rid of their human creations with a
After the death of her husband, the pharaoh of Egypt, what did Hatshepsut do with the kingship?
Took it for herself
What occurred as a result of the ENDING of the last ice age?
scientists are not sure, but there are a lot of theories.
Scholars think than an even earlier society than Indus Valley civilization existed just to the west with the
Which of these is true of Harappan and later Indian civilizations?
Harappan civilization disappeared, but left a cultural legacy.
Why did Siddhartha Gautama's father have the young prince secluded in a palace?
to protect him from evil and suffering
The term that refers to the impact of one's actions in life on a later life after reincarnation is
What is Indus-Sarasvati-Ghaggar-Hakra Civilization?
Another modern name for the Indus Valley or Harrapan Civilization.
Mohenjo-Daro had a beautiful public bath with a large brick-lined pool, while Harappa had a large grain storage facility with a raised floor to protect against floods. These features suggest ________.
each city had a powerful central authority that carried out urban planning
One of the problems we have in understanding the Indus Valley Civilization is that modern scholars
can't decipher their writing.
Indus Valley Civilization was hightly sophisticated as seen in their
definitely A, but we don't know about the other two.
Indus Valley civilization seems to have been involved in wide ranging trade with other regions.
The culture and knowledge of the Indus Valley civilization was completely destroyed by invaders
How did the work of Heinrich Schliemann transform our understanding of early Greek civilization?
He showed that the Iliad and Odyssey were based on a historical past.
The possibly mythic Emperor Yu of the Xia Dynasty is known for his attempt to
control the Yellow River.
One of the ways Shi Huangdi and his advisors managed the message put out by the state was to
burn all unapproved books
Which of the following statements about Darius III is NOT true?
He defeated the Macedonians before his untimely death.