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Question 1: [11 ] The other two were removed by Alfred Maudslay and shipped to the ________, where they are now warehoused.
Victoria and Albert MuseumImperial War MuseumBritish MuseumNational Gallery (London)

Question 2: One of the outstanding pieces recovered from the tomb was an ornate jade ________ vessel with the lid bearing a sculpted portrait of the king himself.
CollageStained glassCeramic artMosaic

Question 3: The offerings accompanying the new burial included ________ of a type found in Mayapán and two ceramic types that were widespread in Petén during the Postclassic.
ThuribleGospel (liturgy)CenserOrthodox Church

Question 4: [2] Temple I is a typically Petén-styled ________ stepped pyramid structure which is dated to approximately 730 CE.
Sedimentary rockLimestoneKarst topographyCarbonate rock

Question 5: In 1955, the ________ began its Tikal Project, carrying out archaeological investigations of the ruins and preparing them to be opened for tourism, which included work on Temple I and Temple II.
Rutgers UniversityUniversity of PennsylvaniaCarnegie Mellon UniversityBrown University

Question 6: Situated at the heart of a World Heritage Site, the temple is surmounted by a typical roof comb, a distinctive ________ feature.
Maya architectureBaroque architectureMaya civilizationAncient Egyptian architecture

Question 7: There are also scenes that show the ________ being carried to the underworld in a canoe.
Maya maize godMaya civilizationMaya mythologyMaya religion


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