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Egypt in the Old Kingdom - AHIS371

The unit will examine the archaeological remains of the Egyptian Old Kingdom period from different sites. Art, architecture and material culture from funerary contexts will also be examined. Special emphasis will be given to understanding the administrative system and the daily life of the Egyptians in the period. A study of the important texts of the period in the original language will be undertaken and these include the Westcar Papyrus and the biography of Weni.

Credit Points: 3
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Professor Naguib Kanawati

6cp at 200 level including (AHIS178 or AHIS278 or AHST260Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): AHST363
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Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Ancient History

Faculty of Arts

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