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Question 1: The Minoan trade in saffron, the stigma of a mutated crocus which originated in the Aegean basin as a natural chromosome mutation, has left fewer material remains: a fresco of saffron-gatherers at ________ is well-known.
ParosKythnosSantoriniMilos

Question 2: If the values of these Egyptian names are accurate, then this ________ did not privilege LMIII Knossos above the other states in the region.
Amenhotep IIIAhmose IPharaohHatshepsut

Question 3: The palaces were often multi-storied, with interior and exterior staircases, light wells, massive ________, storage magazines and courtyards.
Capital (architecture)Classical orderCorinthian orderColumn

Question 4: The ________ occurred during a mature phase of the LM IA period.
SantoriniMinoan civilizationMount TamboraMinoan eruption

Question 5: Streets were drained and water and sewer facilities were available to the upper class, through ________ pipes.
ClaySoil liquefactionSandSoil

Question 6: During LMIIIA:1, ________ at Kom el-Hatan took note of k-f-t-w (Kaftor) as one of the "Secret Lands of the North of Asia".
TutankhamunAkhenatenNefertitiAmenhotep III

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  The bull leaper from Knossos (Heraklion Archaeological Museum)
  Storage jars in Knossos
  Minoan Sculptures
  Fresco from the "Palace of Minos", Knossos, Crete

Question 8: LMIB ware has been found in ________ under the reigns of Hatshepsut and Tuthmosis III.
MoroccoSyriaEgyptCyprus

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Storage jars in Knossos
  Map of Minoan Crete
  "Snake Goddess" or a priestess performing a ritual
  A fresco found at the Minoan site of Knossos, indicating a sport or ritual of "bull leaping", the red skinned figure is a man and the two light skinned figures are women

Question 10: Minoans were traders, and their cultural contacts reached far beyond the island of Crete — to Old Kingdom Egypt, to copper-bearing Cyprus, ________, and the Levantine coasts beyond, and to Anatolia.
QatnaAncient historyPalestinian territoriesCanaan
















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