BA degree, preferably in Ancient History, Classics, or a comparative study.
In conjunction with the courses Research tools in Egyptology (5704ORTEG) and Reading Ancient Egyptian Inscriptions (5704ORTEG) the course comprises self study of an introductory book to Egyptian Archaeology, and an in-depth analysis of some specific case studies on archaeological theory/method and sites, accompanied with further literature.
Preparing students with a BA outside of Egyptology for successfully following the NVIC course in Cairo.
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Mode of instruction
Written examination at end of course.
Bard, K.A. Introduction to the Archaeology of Ancient Egypt, Oxford, (2008) [except for ch. 4]; selection of articles and chapters from scientific Journals and monographs on the various topics.
Exchange and Study Abroad students, please see the Study in Leiden website for information on how to apply