Traces the genesis, rise and development of the high culture and dynastic civilization of pharaonic Egypt from the Predynastic Period through New Kingdom (approx. 3500 to 1000 B.C.) An interdisciplinary approach will be used that takes into account the effects that geography and topography had on Egypt's cultural development. Topics discussed will include language, religion, mummification, funerary architecture and art. Course will be illustrated with slides as well as with artifacts and artifact-facsimiles.
Department Description : History and Social Science