The department promotes collaborations with other academic units at Brown devoted to the study of antiquity including Archaeology, Classics, Judaic Studies, and Religious Studies. Egyptology and Assyriology also collaborates with Brown's Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World.
Egyptology and Assyriology
The concentration in Egyptology and Assyriology offers students a choice of two tracks: Assyriology or Egyptology.
Students in this concentration will:
- Gain reading proficiency in Middle Egyptian or Akkadian
- Study the ancient cultures of Egypt and Western Asia
- Become familiar with the tools of archaeology, epigraphy, and historical inquiry
- Learn interdisciplinary, comparative, and theoretical approaches to the study of ancient cultures
- Develop advanced skills in critical reading and thinking
- Hone their writing abilities
- Produce a piece of original scholarly research
Department Undergraduate Group (DUG)
Student Leaders: Sean Briody, Parker Zane
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Graduates with a degree in Egyptology and Assyriology have pursued graduate and law degrees.
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