units

ATS3352

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2012
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Colin Hope

Notes

Previously coded AAH3990

Synopsis

As for ATS2352

Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this unit students will:

  1. Have gained an understanding of the characteristics and development of Egyptian culture from the end of the Middle Kingdom to the Late Period.
  2. Have acquired an awareness of the limitations/extent of our knowledge of this culture; i.e., of the types of material that have survived and the variety of ways in which they are interpreted.
  3. Be able to display a basic understanding of the Egyptian perception of their world.
  4. Be able to display knowledge of the main sources of our textual and archaeological reconstruction of the culture.
  5. Have acquired the ability to access the tertiary sources and to assess critically the current theories encountered.
  6. Have developed an understanding of the nature and impact of international trade during the height of the Late Bronze Age and of the concepts of imperialism which developed during that time.

Assessment

Written work/test: 75% (3500 words)
tutorial presentation/participation: 25% (1000 words)

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Colin Hope

Contact hours

3 hours (2 x 1 hour lectures and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

History
Archaeology and ancient history

Prerequisites

A first year sequence in Archaeology, or permission of the head of school

Prohibitions

ARY2990, ATS2352, ATS3352