Introduction to Near Eastern Art and Archeology
General Catalog Course Title:
Introduction to Near Eastern Art and Archeology
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Spring 2012
Spring 2011
Spring 2010

This course surveys the major archaeological sites and monuments from the earliest

settlements in the Neolithic (10,000-6000 BCE) down to the conquest of the Near East by

Alexander the Great in 330 BCE. Areas of coverage include Chatal Höyük, Sumer,

Akkad, Babylonia, Assyria, and Persia. Emphasis is placed on the relationship between

the arts and ancient society in order to enable students to acquire the skills for accessing

and appreciating ancient civilizations.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.