Topics of ancient Near Eastern archaeology B (Artefacts and Buildings)
Course identification: 04-AO-TVAB
Class hours per week: 2
ECTS ponte: 5
Duration: 1 Semester
Course offering: sommer semester
Seminar: Topics of ancient Near Eastern archaeology B (Artefacts and Buildings)
The module gives a comprehensive overview of one of the pivotal groups of monuments and artefacts in the archaeology of the ancient Near East. Possible topics include: reliefs, sculpture, glytic, smaller artefacts, architecture, painting and many more. The topics will be discussed with regard to their systematic classification, geographical spread and diachronic development. Moreover, the relationship to other groups of monuments and artefacts will be described.
The student will acquire a comprehensive overview of one of the groups of monuments and artefacts of the ancient Near East. He/She will possess detailed knowledge about the archaeological contexts, the diachronic development and geographical spread as well as the socio-historical significance of the relevant group of monuments and artefacts.
1 research paper (3000-3500 words).