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Ancient Egyptian Culture and Society - AHIS280

This unit studies ancient Egyptian civilisation during the Predynastic and Pharaonic periods (c. 5000 – 323 B.C.E.) and provides a thematic approach in order to understand the major social, economic and cultural developments of the Egyptian state. The unit examines topics such as social organization and identity, gender and sexuality, modes of cultural expression, methods of governance, (re-)use of mortuary and cultic landscapes and Egypt in the memory of the world.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Dr Alexandra Woods

AHIS170 or AHST100 Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AHST261
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Unit Type:
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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