Archaeology - Greek 1

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1. Xoanon?

  • The entrance to a sacred enclosure
  • The sacred image of the deity, usually fashioned out of wood
  • The sacred enclosure around a temple
  • A sacred pit, usually for votives or sacrifical remains
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2. What buildings lie on the acropolis at Athens?

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

3. Define 'Emporion'?

  • colony leader
  • trading post
  • mothercity
  • traders

4. Socle?

  • a short plinth used to support a pedestal, sculpture or column
  • a triangular shape, placed above the horizontal structure of the entablature, typically supported by columns
  • a small water-repelling, cone-shaped projection used in the architrave
  • the topmost member of a column

5. Where is the Greek colony of Metapontum located?

  • West coast of Italy
  • Sicily
  • South coast of Italy
  • East coast of Italy

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