Units of Study

ARCA2609 - Foreign Relations of Ancient Egypt

Semester 2, 2014  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Nicola Harrington


Ancient Egypt had complex links with her neighbours. Warfare, diplomacy and trade formed the building blocks on which the Pharaohs founded their historical legacy. A rich heritage of archaeological evidence enables us to reconstruct this world of prestige, glory and intrigue. This unit explores the cycle of trade and conquest between Egypt and her North African neighbours, relations with the Levant, and the delicate balance of power between Egypt and her powerful northern rivals, Mesopotamia and Anatolia.


1hr in-class test (30%), 1x500wd-equivalent tutorial assignment (10%), 1x3000wd research paper (60%)


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


12 junior credit points of Archaeology or (6 junior credit points of Archaeology and ANHS1600 or ANHS1601 or ANTH1001 or ARHT1001 or HSTY1089)


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