Ancient Rome - Art
1. What earlier civilization had the most artistic influence on the art of Ancient Rome?
2. What type of sculpture was of only a person's head?
3. What type of sculpture was part of a wall?
4. What was a fresco?
a. A sculpture that was part of a tomb
b. A painting on a wood panel
c. A sculpture that was part of a wall
d. A painting directly on a wall
e. A full sized sculpture of a dead person
5. Where did the Ancient Romans place sculptures?
a. Public buildings
b. Public parks
d. Private homes
e. All of the above
6. True or False: Roman Emperors would have statues of themselves placed around the city.
7. What happened to the city of Pompeii that helped to preserve some Ancient Roman paintings?
a. It was hit by a hurricane
b. A volcano erupted and buried the city
c. A great fire destroyed the city
d. The Mongols sacked the city
e. It was hit by a giant Tsunami
8. What are mosaics?
a. Statues of just the head
b. Paintings made directly on walls
c. Pictures made from colored tiles
d. Sculptures that are part of a wall
e. Sculptures that are part of a tomb
9. What later artistic movement studied the Romans and Greeks for inspiration?
a. Renaissance Art
c. Pop Art
10. What did wealthy Romans do with the busts of their ancestors?
a. They put them in the garden
b. They put them in the family tomb
c. They displayed them in the atrium of their home
d. They destroyed them
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