Archaeology of the Ancient Near East

larko2324  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Archaeology of the Ancient Near East
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Q2

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2021-2022 !

Teacher(s)
Language
Prerequisites
Basic knowledge of Ancient Societies of Near- and Middle-East (LARKE1451 course)
Main themes
The course discusses specific issues and problems of interpretation related to the reconstruction of lifestyles and ways of thinking of the Ancient Near- and Middle-East societies (from the 9rd millennium BC to the end of the Neo-Babylonian Empire).
Learning outcomes

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

1 Advanced training for archaeologists specializing in Near- and Middle-East Archaeology. Develop critical thinking, analysis of material culture and human remains in order to understand the means of reconstruction methods of the periods before writing, including through theoretical and anthropological concepts in archaeological interpretation.
 
Content
Various topics on the archaeology, art history and cultural heritage of the Ancient Near East are discussed each year.
Teaching methods
Group sessions with an active participation of the students.
Evaluation methods
Oral examination at the end of the session.
Other information
English-friendly course: course taught in French but offering facilities in English.
Bibliography
En fonction du thème choisi, une bibliographie est communiquée en début de cours.
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Learning outcomes
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