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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Restored frieze at Knossos showing Minoan ware. Although the rhyton (conical vase) is probably steatite, the other ware is most likely ceramic.
  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.
  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.
  "Medallion Pithoi", or storage jars, at the Knossos palace. Named from the raised disks, they date to MM III/LM IA.

Question 2: Egyptian motifs such as ________ and lotus are prominent.
PapyrusAncient EgyptOxyrhynchus PapyriCodex

Question 3: What does the following picture show?

  Bull's-head Vase from LM II.
  Marine and Floral Styles.
  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  "Medallion Pithoi", or storage jars, at the Knossos palace. Named from the raised disks, they date to MM III/LM IA.

Question 4: Minoan pottery is more than a useful tool for dating the mute ________.
Mycenaean GreeceMinoan civilizationAncient GreeceAegean civilizations

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  Marine style, fragment from an oil jug, Aigina, 15th century BC, Staatliche Antikensammlung (Inv. 8598)
  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.

Question 6: Platon concentrated on the episodic history of the Palace of ________.
CreteMinoan civilizationArthur EvansKnossos

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  Bull's-head Vase from LM II.
  Shelves of Early Minoan pottery, mainly Vasiliki Ware, Heracleion Archaeological Museum at Iraklio.

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Shelves of Early Minoan pottery, mainly Vasiliki Ware, Heracleion Archaeological Museum at Iraklio.
  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE
  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.
  Shelves of Early Minoan pottery, mainly Vasiliki Ware, Heracleion Archaeological Museum at Iraklio.

Question 9: The extremely fine palace pottery called Kamares ware, and the Late Minoan all-over patterned "Marine style" are the high points of the Minoan ________ tradition.
PotteryStained glassCeramic artCollage

Question 10: What does the following picture show?

  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.
  Steatite rhyta in foreground, clay on shelf behind.
  Marine style, fragment from an oil jug, Aigina, 15th century BC, Staatliche Antikensammlung (Inv. 8598)
  A Kamare style vase, 2100-1700 BCE







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