Archaeology - Greek 1

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1. Temenos?

  • A sacred pit, usually for votives or sacrifical remains.
  • The sacred enclosure around a temple.
  • The sacred image of the deity, usually fashioned out of wood.
  • The entrance to a sacred enclosure.
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2. What 3 elements made up the Greek Polis?

  • asty, demos, khora
  • demos, asty, apoikia
  • demos, pynx, asty
  • khora, apoikia, demos

3. What buildings lie on the acropolis at Athens?

  • Eleusis, The Parthenon, The Temple of Zeus Olympios, The Erechtheum
  • The Parthenon, The Erechtheum, The Propylaea, The Temple of Athena Nike, The Temple of Zeus Olympios
  • The Hephaesteum, The Parthenon, The Propylaea, The Temple of Athena Nike
  • The Kerameikos, The Temple of Athena Nike, The Hephaesteum, The Propylaea, Eleusis

4. Pediment?

  • a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns
  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • ornament placed on a flat base and mounted at the apex of the pediment of a building in the Classical style
  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave

5. Define 'Emporoi'?

  • trader
  • trading post
  • mothercity
  • colony


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