2023-2024 / HAAR0062-1

Special questions of history of art and archaeology of former Asia


30h Th

Number of credits

 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : general5 crédits 
 Bachelor in history of art and archaeology : musicology5 crédits 
 Bachelor in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (Registrations are closed)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Laurent Colonna d'Istria

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

General presentation of the city of Mari (Tell Hariri, Syria) on the middle Euphrates.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

studies of the ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology by analyzing a specific subjec : "the city of Mari (Syria) and its interactions with the southern Mesopotamian and Syrian worlds".

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

To have attended the general lecture during the 1st year of study entitled "History of art and archaeology : ancient Near East".

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Regular attendance in class.
Reading book :

Margueron J.-Cl., 2004, Mari Métropole de l'Euphrate, Paris.

Butterlin P. & Cluzan S. (eds.), 2014, Voués à Ishtar - Syrie janvier 1934, André Parrot découvre Mari, Presses de l'IFPO.

Butterlin P., Margueron J.-Cl., Muller B., 2014, Mari, ni est, niouest : Actes du colloque "Mari, ni Est ni Ouest" tenu les 20-22 octobre 2010 à Damas, Syria Suppl. II, Presses de l'IFPO.

See : https://archeologie.culture.gouv.fr/mari/fr

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Blended learning

Additional information:

face-to-face lessons + flipped classroom

Recommended or required readings

There will be no lecture notes.
Slideshows are online (MyUliege) after courses.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written test consisting in checking the knowledge and capacities of analysis.

Duration of the exam: 2 hours

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

first course : September 20th  11am-1pm - classroom A1J 2/67



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