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INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Netherlands - Utrecht University - 'Utrecht Univ.'
UC Course SubjectArchaeology
Number & Suffix: 100
Full UC Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY 
Transcript Title: CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY 
UC QTR Units - Division: 6.0 - Upper Division 
Course Description: From the giant Mycenaean tombs, to the Athenian Acropolis and its Hellenistic and Roman legacy, this course introduces students to the highlights of Greek monumental architecture and fine-arts. The course covers the catastrophic consequences of the collapse of the Bronze Age civilizations and the emergence of the Greek polis in the final stages of Iron Age. It examines the impact of the introduction of democracy on the iconography and architecture of Classical Athens and the profound consequences of the conquests of Alexander the Great and following dissemination of Greek artistic forms in the Hellenistic world. This course not only studies these cultural developments through the textbook and seminars, but experiments with first-hand research on objects in archaeological collections. Students visit the Allard Pierson Museum in Amsterdam and the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden in Leiden. Practical classes in the Utrecht University Museum bring students in direct contact with ancient objects from domestic, funeral, and religious contexts. Students learn how to perform an archaeological autopsy on such objects with the use of scientific instruments. And finally, students showcase their skills in a short knowledge clip in power point, highlighting an ancient object, monument, or building. 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTRODUCTION TO THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF CLASSICAL ANTIQUITY 
Partner University Department: History and Art History 
Partner University Course Number: GE2V14018