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Art History Quiz 1


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Handprint in Chauvet Cave, France,
30,000 BCE
Hands of bulls, dordogne france
Woman from Willendorf, from Austria,
c. 24,000 BCE
Stonehenge, Salisbury Plain, Wiltshire, England,
Ziggurat (northeastern façade with restored stairs), Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq,
2100 BCE
Stele of Naram-Sin, found at Susa, Naram-Sin r.
2254-2218 BCE
Stele with law code of Hammurabi, from Susa, Iran, ca. Basalt, approx. 7' 4" high. Louvre, Paris.
1780 BCE.
Lamassu from the citadel of Sargon II, c.
713-705 BCE
Detail of an alabaster bas-relief of Ashurbanipal II's lion-hunt scene, from the North Palace at Nineveh,
7th century BCE
Darius and Xerxes Giving Audience, Persepolis, Iran
490 BCE
Apadana (audience hall) of Darius and Xerxes, Ceremonial Complex, Perseopolis, Iran
518-c. 460 BCE
The Rosetta Stone
The Palette of Narmer, Hierakonpolis, Early Dynastic period, c.
2950 BCE
Temple of Ramses II, Nineteenth Dynasty, c.
1279-1213 BCE
Akhenaten and his family, Eighteenth Dynasty, c.
1353-1336 BCE
Egyptian architecture in Buffalo
Egyptian Revival obelisk

McKinley Monument
Ka statue of king Hor, Thirteenth Dynasty, c.
1750 BCE
Hatshepsut Kneeling, Eighteenth Dynasty,
1473-1458 BCE
Funerary temple of Hatshepsut, Eighteenth Dynasty
1473-1458 BCE
Judgement of Hunefer before Osiris, illustration from a Book of the Dead, Nineteenth Dynasty, c.
1285 BCE
The tympanum of the East Wall of the tomb of Sennedjem, Nineteenth Dynasty,
1268 BCE
The Parting of Lot and Abraham mosaic from Santa Maria Maggiore, Rome
Moses found in the river, fresco from Dura Europos synagogue
244-255 CE
James Tissot, The Flight of the Prisoners
The Arch of Titus, Rome,
81 CE
Aquamanile (Hand-Washing Vessel), Northern Germany
late 12th century
The plague of the first-born and Pharaoh ordering the Israelites to leave Egypt, from the Golden Haggadah,
c. 1320
Reconstruction of the "palace" complex, Knossos, Crete, as it would have appeared during the "New Palace" Period,
c. 1700-1450 BCE
Bull Leaping, wall painting with areas of modern reconstruction, from the palace complex, Knossos, Crete, Late Minoan period,
c. 1550-1450 BCE
Woman or goddess with snakes, Knossos, Crete, "New Palace" Period,
c. 1700-1550 BCE
Harvester Rhyton, Hagia Triada, Crete, "New Palace" Period
c. 1650-1450 BCE
Octopus flas, Palaikastro, Crete, "New Palace" Period,
c. 1500-1450 BCE
Landscape ("Spring Fresco"), wall painting with areas of modern reconstruction, from Akrotiri, Thera,
16th century BCE
Citadel at Mycenae, Greece, site occupied
c. 1600-1200 BCE
Lion Gate, Mycenae, as it appears today
1250 BCE
"Mask of Agamemnon," funerary mask, Mycenae, Greece,
c. 1600-1550 BCE
Mycenaean vase or krater depicting a stylized octopus,
1400-1300 BCE
Mycenaean Warrior Vase, Mycenae
12th century BCE