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2016-2017 Catalogue 
2016-2017 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARTH 20100 - the Bronze Age

Course Credit: 1
Explores the artistic and architectural achievements of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Aegean prior to the rise of Greco-Roman culture (3500-500 BCE). Particular focus will be given to the role of intercultural exchange in the region. Students will be introduced to a variety of art historical and archaeological methods including traditional formal (stylistic, iconographic, structural) analysis of monuments as well as contextual (social, economic, gendered) approaches to material culture. Recommended: ARTH 10100  or ARTH 10200  and/or ARCH 10300  are recommended as prior courses. [AH]