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ARHN 319 Orientalism and Egyptomania: Rediscovering and Remaking the Ancient Middle East

Prerequisite: Open to juniors or seniors in the Honors Program and art majors and minors, or by permission of the instructor. (First semester—as needed/3 credits) 

This class will examine the rediscovery and representation of Egypt and related lands in the Middle East during the 19th and 20th century by artists, travelers and related figures. We will consider visual and literary sources of many kinds, from the lands of the Middle East and the Western cultures of discoverers.