Course Description

Course Name

Egyptian Art and Archaeology

Session: VRMS3121

Hours & Credits

3 Credits

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.


This course is an introduction to the history and civilization of Egypt. The aim of the course is to provide a broad overview of Egyptian society and culture as revealed through art and archeology. The first half of the course will follow a chronological path covering the emergence and decline of Egyptian civilization. After the midterm exam the classes will explore themes. The course will also cover the re-discovery of Egypt by the west and the dilemmas faced by modern Egypt in caring for this remarkable heritage.

*Course content subject to change