Ancient Egyptian Culture and Society

Macquarie University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Ancient Egyptian Culture and Society

  • Host University

    Macquarie University

  • Location

    Sydney, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    AHIS170 Egyptian Archaeology: An Introduction

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit studies ancient Egyptian civilisation during the Predynastic and Pharaonic periods (c. 5000 ? 323 B.C.E.) and provides a thematic approach in order to understand the major social, economic and cultural developments of the Egyptian state. The unit examines topics such as social organization and identity, gender and sexuality, modes of cultural expression, methods of governance, (re-)use of mortuary and cultic landscapes and Egypt in the memory of the world.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.