Skip to Content

Ancient Egyptian Art - AHIS281

This unit traces the major developments in 2- and 3-Dimensional visual culture in ancient Egypt from its predynastic beginnings through the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms until the conquest of Augustus (3100-30 B.C.E.). The unit examines the function of ancient Egyptian art in the context of history, religion, politics and cultural patterns and critiques the main methods of analysing and interpreting ancient Egyptian visual culture.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus sessions: None )

Staff Contact(s): Dr Alexandra Woods

AHIS170 or AHST100 Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

Course structures, including unit offerings, are subject to change.
Need help? Ask us.