ARH 325 ARH 325. Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. 3 Hours.
Examines various aspects of material culture, including the rise of monumentality and urbanism; media such as writing and figurative arts; and the history and politics of archaeological research in the area of the Fertile Crescent, Turkey, and Iran. Three lecture hours a week for one semester. Art History 325 and 361L (Topic: Art/Archeology of the Ancient Near East) may not both be counted.