HIST 3030 Ancient Egypt

3 Hours; 3 Credits

Exploration of Egypt and how Egyptologists have constructed Egypt's history from both textual and archaeological sources. Predynastic Period (Ca. 3700-3032 BC) and the Early Dynastic Period (Ca. 3032-2707 BC) through ceramics, tools, art, and architecture; Old Kingdom (2707-2216 BC) through hieroglyphs; Egyptian history recounted in royal inscriptions, temple wall texts, biographies of high officials, and administrative documents; classical Egyptian civilization through Alexander's conquest of 332 BC; field study at Brooklyn Museum Egyptian collection.


The City University reserves the right, because of changing conditions, to make modifications of any nature in academic programs and requirements of the university and its constituent colleges without advanced notice. Students are advised to consult regularly with college and department counselors concerning their programs of study.

Access the college's current and recent course bulletins.