The Art of Civilization: Artist, Image, and Aesthetic in the First Cities

AWAS 1150 S01 [CRN: 26041]

This course examines various facets of the relationship between art and developing social/political complexity in the ancient world, with case studies drawn primarily from the ancient Near East and Egypt between the rise of the first cities in the late fourth millennium BCE through to the fall of the Achaemenid “world empire” in the mid-fourth century BCE.
Spring 2014
Credit Hours
Maximum Enrollment
Primary Instructor
2:30 pm - 3:50 pm Tue, Thu - from Jan 22, 2014 to May 16, 2014
Exam Group Code
11 (May 8, 2014 9:00am)