NELC 2194

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NELC 2194 Ancient Egypt in its Cultural Context

Dr. Sarah Schellinger

Ancient Egypt in its Cultural Context is a thematically presented introduction to major aspects of ancient Egyptian civilization. During the semester we will identify the basic structure of ancient Egyptian society and culture by placing special emphasis on the interaction of economics, social organization, environment, law, politics, and religion. Some of the specific topics that will be covered include Language and Writing, Craft Specialization, Women, Science and Medicine, and Affairs and Scandals. The course will conclude with a consideration of Egyptomania, the modern fascination with ancient Egyptian culture.

Spring 2020
Class time & Location: T/R 3:55PM - 5:15PM, Hagerty Hall 046
Class # 32726