ARTH 420: Advanced Studies in Ancient Art

ARTH 420-001: New Kingdom Eqypt
(Fall 2021)

04:30 PM to 07:10 PM M

Research Hall 201

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Section Information for Fall 2021

Egypt is at the height of its power, influence, and wealth in the era known as the New Kingdom, approximately 1570-1069 BCE. We will learn about the Valley of the Kings and study the iconography of the most famous kings of Egypt including Hatshepsut, Tutankhamun, Akhenaten, and Ramses the Great. We will learn how to ask searching questions about social difference and the arts, and acquire the mental tools needed to investigate societies different from our own. This course fulfills the writing intensive requirement.

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Studies a particular area of ancient art of the Mediterranean, Near East, or Middle East. Topics may be art form or medium, geographical area, theme, function, or context. Notes: May be repeated for credit when topic is different. May be repeated within the term.
Specialized Designation: Writing Intensive in Major
Recommended Prerequisite: ENGL 302/ENGH 302 and 6 credits in Art History at the 300 level, or permission of instructor.
Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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