Egyptian Art and Archaeology

The American University of Rome

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Egyptian Art and Archaeology

  • Host University

    The American University of Rome

  • Location

    Rome, Italy

  • Area of Study

    Archaeology, Art History, History

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ENG 100 or ENG 101

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course is an introduction to the history and civilization of Egypt. The aim of the course is to provide a broad overview of Egyptian society and culture as revealed through art and archeology. The first half of the course will follow a chronological path covering the emergence and decline of Egyptian civilization. After the midterm exam the classes will explore themes. The course will also cover the re-discovery of Egypt by the west and the dilemmas faced by modern Egypt in caring for this remarkable heritage.

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