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    Vassar College
   
 
  Sep 26, 2017
 
 
    
Catalogue 2017-2018
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GRST 215 - The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Egypt

Semester Offered: Fall
1 unit(s)
(Same as ART 215 ) Ancient Egypt has long fascinated the public with its pyramids, mummies, and golden divine rulers. This course provides a survey of the archaeology, art, and architecture of ancient Egypt from the prehistoric cultures of the Nile Valley through the period of Cleopatra’s rule and Roman domination. Topics to be studied include the art of the funerary cult and the afterlife, technology and social organization, and court rituals of the pharaohs, along with aspects of everyday life. Eve D’Ambra.

Prerequisite(s): ART 105  or ART 106  or one unit of Greek and Roman Studies, or permission of the instructor.

Not offered in 2017/18.

Two 75-minute periods.



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