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  1. All of these except __________ are depicted at Lascaux.
    apes
  2. Bronze is a mixture of copper and __________.
    tin
  3. __________ has the oldest pieces of art of these ancient sites.
    Blombos Cave
  4. The technique of __________ is closely allied to that of ceramics
    metallurgy
  5. What aspect of many of the buildings at Çatalhöyük connected them to the community’s sense of past, present, and future?
    bodies buried under the floors
  6. There is an elaborate passage grave at __________.
    Newgrange
  7. __________ is a technique for weaving branches into a basket-like pattern.
    Wattle and daub
  8. A few special burials found in present-day __________ contained gold and copper artifacts.
    Bulgaria
  9. Radiometric dating is a form of __________ dating.
    absolute
  10. A __________ is a circle of stones or posts.
    henge
  11. __________ is a term used to refer to pottery fragments.
    Potsherds
  12. The cave paintings from Altamira are from the __________ Paleolithic Period
    Upper
  13. The “pot revolution” marked a shift from a reliance on containers made of __________ to containers made of made of clay.
    textile, skin, and wood
  14. Prehistoric sculptures and paintings seemingly did all of the following except __________
    serve as art for its own sake
  15. When a house at sites such as Lepenski Vir was no longer to be lived in, it would be__________.
    burned down
  16. Representational images begin to appear in the archaeological record about __________.
    38,000 years ago
  17. __________ are the most common artifacts found in excavation of prehistoric settlements.
    Fragments of low-fired ceramics
  18. The name __________ Period comes from Greek, meaning “old stone.”
    Paleolithic
  19. Jomon pottery is from present-day __________.
    Japan
  20. The potter’s wheel first appeared in _________.
    Egypt
  21. Metals were first used for __________.
    ornamentation
  22. An unusual technique probably used by cave painters was __________.
    spray painting with the mouth
  23. The oldest known site of prehistoric cave painting is __________.
    Chauvet
  24. It is likely that the Woman from Willendorf had a function associated with the idea of __________.
    fertility
  25. __________ aims to determine a precise span of calendar years in which an artifact was created.
    Absolute dating
  26. The only entrance to the House in Çatalhöyük was through the __________.
    roof
  27. All of these except __________ are examples of “large stone” or megalithic architecture.
    Lepenski Vir House
  28. The __________ was a spearthrower used by prehistoric hunters.
    atlatl
  29. The layer of ash at Çatalhöyük seems to have resulted from a __________.
    house-burning practice
  30. Woman from __________ is only 1-1/4-inch tall.
    Brassempouy

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