HIST 3030 Ancient Egypt
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as HIST 21.8.
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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.
Prerequisite: Core Studies 4 or Core Curriculum 1220 [2.2], or History 3005, or permission of the chairperson.