Provide a short essay answer for the following question. Your answer should be double-spaced and at least one page in length. Be sure to provide specific examples to support your ideas.
1. Using one example from our material define “prehistoric” (what does the term mean?) and discuss the challenges surrounding the study of prehistoric material.
2. Compare and contrast the ancient civilizations of the Ancient Near East and Egypt. What are some of the markers of civilization that we find in both civilizations? How are these two civilizations different? Include at least one example of art from both civilizations as evidence of the similarities and differences between the two civilizations that the object represents in your discussion.
Text book: Adams, Art Across Time, vol. 1, 4th edition. (Priority)