Asked by Frank garza on Jul 07, 2024

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The Mycenaean practice of placing death masks over the deceased's face is reminiscent of which group?

A) Neolithic peoples
B) Newgrange culture
C) Hagar Qim group
D) Egyptians

Death Masks

Plaster or wax casts taken of a person’s face shortly after their death, used historically to preserve a visual memory of the deceased.

Mycenaean Practice

Refers to the cultural and social customs of the Mycenaean civilization, known for its palatial states, Linear B script, and significant role in Greek myth and history.

Egyptians

An ancient civilization known for its monumental architecture, such as pyramids and temples, advanced knowledge of mathematics and astronomy, and hierarchical society.

  • Recognize the differences in artifacts that served ceremonial versus functional purposes within Aegean cultures.
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Corbyn Nauman

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Final Answer :
D
Explanation :
The Mycenaean practice of placing death masks over the deceased's face is reminiscent of the Egyptians, who are well-known for their elaborate burial practices, including the use of death masks, most famously that of Tutankhamun.