Test 1 chapters 1-6
You must write at least 400, but no more than 500 words for each essay. Worth 25 points each.
1. Choose one leader from the Ancient Near East, Egypt, and Rome and one piece of art or architecture created under his/her rule. Explain how that piece embodied the power, prestige, and achievements of his/her rule. Describe the design and meaning that the ruler most likely would have wanted to portray to his/her ancient viewers.
2. In what ways are the social and cultural changes brought by the Neolithic period expressed in prehistoric art and architecture? Choose one specific social change that took place and one specific cultural change that took place. Use the specific changes and discuss how they influenced two different pieces of art and/or architecture.