ancient architecture

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ancient architecture
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  1. what word would you not use to describe egyptian
    delicate
  2. true or false
    during the ptolemaic period, egyptian architecture was influence by the magalithic structures of Great Britain
    false
  3. the belief of everlasting life pervaded all areas of Egyptian society.
    is it true that tombs and pyramids where located on the east bank of the Nile?
    false the were on different sides of the Nile
  4. half man half lion is called a
    sphinx
  5. a stone of monolith representing a ray of light is also none as a
    obelisk
  6. a nobleman's tomb is called
    mastaba
  7. a temple element at entry is called
    pylon
  8. is it true that unlike the Egyptians, the mesopotamian culture did not have proper irrigation techniques that resulted in smaller, less prosperous towns?
    false
  9. the mesopotaminan ziggurat and the Egyptian pyramid were similar in that they both contain tombs
    true or false
    false
  10. true or false
    Neolithic man did not build permanent structures because he was a nomadic predator always on the move
    false
  11. did the Funerary complex of King Zoser characterized the shift from the compact Old Kingdom Pyramids to linear compositions of the New Kingdom
    false
  12. a prominent feature of Mesopotamian architecture was
    mud brick construction
  13. 3 architectural features of Egyptian temples are
    • 1. plan arranged about an axis
    • 2. wall generally battered
    • 3. clerestory light in a hypostyle hall

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