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Ancient Egyptian Civilization NES/Arkeo/JWST 2668 C. Monroe Jan 27 Wed 1. Syllabus stuff 2. Archaeology and history meet in Egypt 3. “The Long Discovery of Ancient Egypt” or A Brief History of Egyptology and Near Eastern archaeology, I
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Tips Tips 1. Cap raised to room capacity, keep trying online 2. TAKE NOTES 3. Read patiently and curiously 4. Blackboard @ blackboard.cornell.edu 1. Self-enroll 2. Much of reading in first 5 weeks here 3. Review slides 1. Anything on a slide may be on a quiz 5. Ask questions if you’re lost 6. Quizzes, Exams 1. Objective, but with some image identification 2. Single page outline allowed for final
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Syllabus, course aims Syllabus, course aims Big and bigger questions 1. Sedentism—emergence of farming, village life 2. Monarchy-kingship 1. Power acquisition and maintenance 2. legitimacy 3. Empire 1. Why do states expand and how is it legitimized? 4. Collapse 5. What is civilization? 1. Art, architecture, religion, writing? 2. just power? 3. magic?
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Dynasty 4 Pyramids at Giza Review : Egyptian magic and real achievements as related How powerful are words, images, symbolic action?
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Review: Egyptomania Egyptomania Western fascination with all things Egypt . Obelisks in Rome 1586-89
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