Units of Study

ARCA2604 - Ancient Levant: Land of Wine & Merchants

Semester 2, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Alison Betts


The Levant formed a physical and cultural bridge between the ancient centres of civilisation in Egypt and Mesopotamia. It was also a land of farmers, traders and craftsmen who flourished on supplying their resource-poor neighbours. The unit of study examines the rich archaeological record of these fascinating lands from the first farming villages to the kingdoms of the Iron Age.


1x1500wd assignment (30%) and 1x3000wd research paper (70%)


2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week


12 junior credit points including 6 junior credit points of Archaeology or Ancient History or Arab World, Islam and the Middle East


ARNE2604, ARNE2605

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