Art 101: Prehistoric through Medieval Art
Spring 2003

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Date Due: February 24, 2003

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Worksheet #5
Chapter 3: Ancient Near Eastern Art

Compare and contrast the ancient Egyptian and Mesopotamian civilizations.

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Despite their similar time periods, how and why were these two civilizations so different?

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The ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians had very different religious beliefs. Summarize these beliefs.

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The Mesopotamians built ziggurats and the Egyptians built pyramids. What religious purposes did each of these monuments serve?

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How did the differing religious beliefs of the Mesopotamians and the Egyptians influence the way they made their art and the way they made their art look?

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