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Students will investigate topics such as, what did art mean to the ancient Egyptians? Why did they invest such wealth and effort into its production? Students will also look at the ways in which historical, religious, and social changes affected the chang
Location:
Cairo, Egypt
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Ancient Egypt Archaeology Program introduces students to the art and architecture of Pharaonic Egypt.

Students will investigate topics such as, what did art mean to the ancient Egyptians? Why did they invest such wealth and effort into its production? Students will also look at the ways in which historical, religious, and social changes affected the changes in Egyptian art and architecture.

Students will also have a long weekend available for individual travel when destinations such as the Pyramids at Giza, the famous Ptolemaic city of Alexandria, or St. Katherine's Monastery can be visited.
Setting Description:
This is a six-week course that includes a two week on-line component and four weeks of archaeological exploration based out of the Upper Egyptian city of Luxor, Egypt. Students will visit famous sites such as the Valley of the Kings and the tomb of King Tut, Luxor and Karnak Temples, the Mummification Museum, and the mortuary temple of Ramesses the Great
Cost:
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