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ARTH 3314 The Art and Archaeology of Egypt and the Ancient Near East (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

This course will examine two of the world's oldest civilizations. We will concentrate on the architecture, sculpture, and painting of Egypt and on the early cultures of Mesopotamia with frequent reference to the broader archaeological contexts of the material. While the class will focus on the physical remains of these civilizations, ancient literary sources—read in translation—will be employed to enrich our understanding.


Instructor(s): Kenneth Craig

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 16-May-16