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Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece
Lesson Packby Patrick Goodman

Arts & Culture in Ancient Greece

We have prepared four lesson plans including classroom activities, assignments, homework, and keys as well as: Multiple choice quiz questions in an excel format. Glossary of keywords and concepts in an excel format. Open questions...
Salado Culture Pottery
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Salado Culture Pottery

The Salado culture is a term used by historians and archaeologists to describe a pre-Columbian Southwestern culture that flourished from c. 1200-1450 CE in the Tonto Basin of what is now the southern parts of the present-day US states of...
Example of Salado Culture Pottery
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Example of Salado Culture Pottery

The Salado culture is a term used by historians and archaeologists to describe a pre-Columbian Southwestern culture that flourished from c. 1200-1450 CE in the Tonto Basin of what is now the southern parts of the present-day US states of...
Ancient Egypt
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Ancient Egypt

Egypt is a country in North Africa, on the Mediterranean Sea, and is home to one of the oldest civilizations on earth. The name 'Egypt' comes from the Greek Aegyptos which was the Greek pronunciation of the ancient Egyptian name 'Hwt-Ka-Ptah'...
Hyksos
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Hyksos

The Hyksos were a Semitic people who gained a foothold in Egypt c. 1782 BCE at the city of Avaris in Lower Egypt, thus initiating the era known in Egyptian history as the Second Intermediate Period (c. 1782 - c. 1570 BCE). Their name, Heqau-khasut...
Second Intermediate Period of Egypt
Definitionby Joshua J. Mark

Second Intermediate Period of Egypt

The Second Intermediate Period (c. 1782 - c.1570 BCE) is the era following the Middle Kingdom of Egypt (2040-1782 BCE) and preceding the New Kingdom (1570-1069 BCE). As with all historical designations of the eras of Egyptian history, the...
Painted Pottery from the Samarra Culture
Imageby Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Painted Pottery from the Samarra Culture

This partially broken painted pottery dates back to the Samarra culture, Mesopotamia, 6th millennium BCE. (The Sulaimaniya Museum, Iraq).
Mississippian Culture Projectile Points
Imageby James Blake Wiener

Mississippian Culture Projectile Points

These stone projectile points date from c. 900-1540 CE and were made by members of the Mississippian culture, which flourished in what is now the United States from c. 900-1500 CE. This set of artifacts were curiously uncovered by the U.S...
Jar With Stylized Landscape, Majiayao Culture
Imageby Jan van der Crabben

Jar With Stylized Landscape, Majiayao Culture

A pottery jar with stylized landscape from Gansu or Qinhai Province, China. Produced by the Majiayao Culture, late 4th / early 3rd millennium BCE. Exhibited at Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland.
Majiayao Culture Linear Design Pottery
Imageby Jan van der Crabben

Majiayao Culture Linear Design Pottery

Pottery vessel with linear whirl design from China, Gansu or Qinghai Province, Majiayao culture, late 4th / early 3rd millennium BCE. Exhibited at the Rietberg Museum, Zurich, Switzerland.
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