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Megalith
a large stone that forms a prehistoric monument
Cuneiform
A form of writing developed by the Sumerians using a wedge shaped stylus and clay tablets.
Fertile Crescent
A large arc of rich, or fertile, farmland
Lamassu
Assyrian guardian in the form of a man-headed winged bull
Persepolis
A complex of palaces, reception halls, and treasury buildings erected by the Persian kings Darius I and Xerxes in the Persian homelan
composite view
a way of representing a figure so that part of it is seen in profile and part of it is seen frontally
Khufu
built the Great Pyramid at Giza
Khafre
Built a pyramid at Giza, carved Sphinx
Stone Henge
unknown; pre-historic; astrological calender; Salsbury, England; 2200 B.C.
White Ziggurat at Uruk
Mastaba temple on top
Standard of Ur
Sumerian- 2 sides- one peace one war
Hierarchy of size
A concept in art where images/people that are depicted as larger are more powerful.
Hatshepsut
First female pharaoh who expanded Egypt through trade
Hyposyle Hall
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