Ancient History Practice Test Essay

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Western World I Test One Answer the following as TRUE or FALSE 1. Harshepsut was Egypt’s most famous indigenous woman Pharaoh. True 2. Maat stood for truth and righteousness and balance. True 3. Osiris and Thanatos were both gods of death in their cultures. False 4. Apsu was the god of salt water. False 5. Tiamat was destroyed by Anu. False 6. Humankind was created with clay and the blood of Kingu. True 7. Holofernes was an Aakaadian general. False 8. Hathor’s symbol was a cow. True 9. Zoroastor was the Greek name for Zarathustra. True 10. Ahura Mazda was a Persian god. True 11. Ziggurats were Mesopotamian cigar smoking houses. False 12. Beer was way to preserve grain in Mesopotamia. True 13. Sargon the…show more content…
Isis is often depicted as the mother of Horus, the hawk-headed god of war and protection. Isis is also known as protector of the dead and goddess of children. She was originally an independent and popular deity in predynastic times, prior to 3100 BCE, at Sebennytos in the Nile delta. 8. Tyre Tyre was founded around 2750 BC according to Herodotus and was originally built as a walled city upon the mainland. Its name appears on monuments as early as 1300 BC. Tyre originally consisted of two distinct urban centers, Tyre itself, which was on an island just off shore, and the associated settlement of Ushu on the adjacent mainland. Alexander the Great connected the island to the mainland coast by constructing a causeway during his siege of the city, demolishing the old city to reuse its cut stone. 9. Punt (Pwene) The Land of Punt, also called Pwene by the ancient Egyptians, was an Egyptian trading partner known for producing and exporting gold, aromatic resins, African blackwood, ebony, ivory, slaves and wild animals, known from ancient Egyptian records of trade missions to this region. Some biblical scholars have identified it with the biblical land of Put. The earliest recorded Egyptian expedition to Punt was organized by Pharaoh Sahure of the Fifth Dynasty (25th century BC) although gold from Punt is recorded as having been in Egypt in the time of king Khufu of the Fourth Dynasty of Egypt. 10. Thebes Thebes is a city in Boeotia,

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