2023-2024 / HAAR0064-1

History of Art and Archaeology in Anterior 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 


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 introduction (geography, religion, history); presentation of the architecture and the major artistic works in chronological order, from the 7th to the first millennium BC.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

General formation in ancient Near Eastern art and archaeology -mesopotamian geography and history -identify characteristics of chrono-cultural periods Basics for the course BAC 3 -Questions spéciales d'histoire de l'art et archéologie de l'Asie antérieure-

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Regular attendance in class.
Reading book : cf. bibliography in Syllabus

To do important: - Reading of the introductory folders.

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

Face-to-face course

Additional information:

26 hours during the first quadrimestre + Support sessions led by a student-monitor.

First course : Tuesday, September 19


Recommended or required readings

A handbook of illustrations will be at the disposal of the students at the beginning of the academic year + reading extracts of book used as an introduction.

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Writing test in January on the entire subject, which consists in checking the knowledge.

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course

First Courses :  September 19th : 1pm - 3pm  - Grand Physique



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