Units of Study

Additional unit of study in Semester 1

BDES3030 Roman Architecture: Creation-Reception, available in semester 1 to Archaeology students who have met the prerequisites.




ARNE2606 - The Archaeology of Central Asia

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona Jane Kidd

Description

This unit of study covers the archaeology of Central Asia from later prehistory to the rise of Islam. The region bridges east and west, with cultural and political influences from China, India and Persia blending into those of Mesopotamia and the Classical World. Topics include regional early state development in the Bronze Age, Achaemenid and Hellenistic influences, the empire of the Kushans and the rise of nomadic societies in the northern steppes.

Assessments

one 3000 word research paper (60%), one tutorial presentation equivalent to 1000 words (20%), slide test equivalent to 500 words (10%), tutorial participation (10%)

Classes

two 1 hour lectures and one 1 hour tutorial per week

Prerequisites

12 junior credit points from Archaeology, Classical Civilisation or Ancient History.

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