EGPT 361/3201 - Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt I (3 cr.)
or consent of instructor.
The course covers the period between the Predynastic and the Middle Kingdom and includes: reliefs, statuary, architecture, and minor arts, illustrated with images. The class focuses on learning how to look at and to analyze Egyptian art and to place it in its context. This course involves a significant amount of memorization that enables the student to create a mental data-bank that is useful when putting excavated material in context and in analyzing Egyptian art. There will be field-trips to the museum and to Giza and Saqqara durign the semester.
Offered in fall.
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