2023-2024 / HAAR0130-1

Egyptian archaeology


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in history of art and archaeology : archeometrics (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in history of art and archaeology : general (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in ancient languages and literatures : Oriental studies (120 ECTS)5 crédits 
 Master in history of art and archaeology : general (60 ECTS)5 crédits 


Dimitri Laboury, Nico Staring


Dimitri Laboury

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

Specialized course, complementing the Seminar and aiming at investigating in details a specific topic relating to Ancient Egyptian Archaeology and Civilization, with a special focus on the importance of the study of material culture in the more general context of Egyptology.
The theme of the course varies from a year to the other ("From Akhenaten to Tutankhamun, or the Atenist Episod", "Arts and powers at the time of Hatshepsut and Thutmosis III", "The Theban Necropolis in the 18th Dynasty", "Portrait in Ancient Egyptian Art", "Creation and function of Ancient Egyptian image", ...), in complementarity with the topic of the Seminar, and will be on display a few weeks before the first lecture.
The course might be given in English, in part or entirely.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

- developing a specialized approach of a particular issue relating to the history of Ancient Egyptian material culture within a broader Egyptological context

Prerequisite knowledge and skills

Having passed the examination of the BA 2 course.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

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


Recommended or required readings

Oral examination

Work placement(s)

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Association of one or more MOOCs