AP Art History : West & Central Asia Quiz

*Theme/Title: West & Central Asia
* Description/Instructions
This quiz provides review questions covering Western and Central Asia with specific reference to the images listed below (all numbering of images refers to AP Art History List of Required Works):

181. Petra, Jordan: Treasury and Great Temple. Nabataean Ptolemaic and Roman. c. 400 B.C.E.-100 C.E. Cut rock.

182. Buddha. Bamiyan, Afghanistan. Gandharan. c. 400-800 C.E. (destroyed in 2001). Cut rock with plaster and polychrome paint.

183. The Kaaba. Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Islamic. Pre-Islamic monument; rededicated by Muhammad in 631-632 C.E.; multiple renovations. Granite masonry, covered with silk curtain and calligraphy in gold and silver-wrapped thread.

184. Jowo Rinpoche, enshrined in the Jokhang Temple. Lhasa, Tibet. Yarlung Dynasty. Believed to have been brought to Tibet in 641 C.E. Gilt metals with semiprecious stones, pearls, and paint; various offerings.

185. Dome of the Rock. Jerusalem. Islamic, Umayyad. 691-692 C.E., with multiple renovations. Stone masonry and wooden roof decorated with glazed ceramic tile, mosaics, and gilt aluminum and bronze dome.

186. Great Mosque (Masjid-e Jameh). Isfahan, Iran. Islamic, Persian: Seljuk, Il-Khanid, Timurid and Safavid Dynasties. c. 700 C.E.; additions and restorations in the 14th, 18th, and 20th centuries C.E. Stone, brick, wood, plaster, and glazed ceramic tile.

187. Folio from a Qur'an. Arab, North Africa, or Near East. Abbasid. c. eighth to ninth century C.E. Ink, color, and gold on parchment.

188. Basin (Baptistère de St. Louis). Muhammad ibn al-Zain. c. 1320-1340 C.E. Brass inlaid with gold and silver.

189. Bahram Gur Fights the Karg, folio from the Great Il-Khanid Shahnama. Islamic; Persian, Il'Khanid. c. 1330-1340 C.E. Ink and opaque watercolor, gold, and silver on paper.

190. The Court of Gayumars, folio from Shah Tahmasp's Shahnama. Sultan Muhammad. c. 1522-1525 C.E. Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper.

191. The Ardabil Carpet. Maqsud of Kashan. 1539-1540 C.E. Silk and wool.

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