Art and Archaeology of Pharaonic Art I

larko2323  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Art and Archaeology of Pharaonic Art I
5.00 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2021-2022
Den Doncker Alexis (compensates Lurson Benoît); Lurson Benoît;
ARKE 1451 "Art et archéologie de l'Egypte pharaonique et de l'Orient ancien".
Main themes
The course views detailed questions, which change every year. The emphasis is often put on : a) the study of human figure, one of the objectives of art history - as in literature - is to enable humans to find their fellow creatures, b) the improvement of chronology, as indispensable basis for every investigation. Problems of architecture may also be taken into account.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 Advanced training for students who are interested in archaeology and art history of Pharaonic Egypt.
The royal and private necropolises of the western bank of Thebes during the New Kingdom (archaeology, architecture and decoration of the funerary monuments).
Teaching methods
Lecture classes with visual support (powerpoint)
Evaluation methods
Oral examination (in June and September if needed). 4 questions : 3 specific questions /4 (image recognition + descriptive and interpretative commentary) ; 1 thematic question /8. Total /20
Other information
 Lectures will be given in French.
Online resources
Online access to powerpoints
Une bibliographie thématique sera fournie tout au long du cours suivant les points abordés par chapitre.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Ancient Languages and Literatures: Oriental Studies

Master [120] in History of Art and Archaeology : General

Master [60] in Ancient Languages and Literatures : Oriental Studies

Master [60] in History of Art and Archaeology : General