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Syllabus 2019-20 - 12812003 - Archaeology in the Near East (Arqueología del Próximo Oriente)

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  • Level 1: Tutorial support sessions, materials and exams in this language
  • Level 2: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams and seminars in this language
  • Level 3: Tutorial support sessions, materials, exams, seminars and regular lectures in this language
DEGREE: Grado en Arqueología
FACULTY: FACULTY OF HUMAN SCIENCES AND EDUCATION

ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
SYLLABUS
1. COURSE BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: Archaeology in the Near East
CODE: 12812003 ACADEMIC YEAR: 2019-20
LANGUAGE: English LEVEL: 3
ECTS CREDITS: 6.0 YEAR: 2 SEMESTER: SC
 
2. LECTURER BASIC INFORMATION
NAME: JIMÉNEZ SERRANO, ALEJANDRO JUAN
DEPARTMENT: U132 - ANTROPOLOGIA, GEOGRAFÍA E HISTORIA
FIELD OF STUDY: 445 - HISTORIA ANTIGUA
OFFICE NO.: D2 - 327 E-MAIL: ajiserra@ujaen.es P: 953213464
WEBSITE: https://uvirtual.ujaen.es/srv/es/informacionacademica/tutorias/p/25007
LANGUAGE: - LEVEL: 3
 
3. CONTENT DESCRIPTION

Part I: Historiography of the Near Eastern Archaeology

Part II: Main Near Eastern Archaeological sites:

Mesopotamia
Egypt
Anatolia
Levant y Syria
Iranian Plateau
Part III: Introduction to the main systems of writing of the Near East.

Cuneiform
Writings of the Nile Valley
Syllabic writings
Anatolic writings
Alphabetic systems of writings

4. COURSE DESCRIPTION AND TEACHING METHODOLOGY

The development of the subjnect will consists in theorical and methodological classes with visual material provided by the Professor, which will help to the student in his/her learning. Those material will permit to the student to familize with the subject as well as give him/her a conceptual vision and a critic approach.

The practices will be related with the theoretical and methodological classes. They will complete and enrich the theoretical and methodological classes.

Students with special educational needs should contact the Student Attention Service (Servicio de Atención y Ayudas al Estudiante) in order to receive the appropriate academic support

5. ASSESSMENT METHODOLOGY

The evaluation system will consists on an writing exam and the practices might well be evaluated by a personal essay written by the student

6. BOOKLIST
MAIN BOOKLIST:
  • Egypt and the Southern Levant in the Early Bronze Age. Edition: -. Author: Felix Höflmayer, Ricardo Eichmann. Publisher: Marie Leidorf
  • The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology of the Levant: c. 8000-332 BCE. Edition: -. Author: Margreet L. Steiner, Ann E. Killebrew. Publisher: OUP
  • Cuneiform Texts and the Writing of History . Edition: -. Author: Marc Van De Mieroop. Publisher: Routledge
  • Envisioning the Past Through Memories: How Memory Shaped Ancient Near Eastern Societies . Edition: -. Author: Davide Nadali
  • About Antiquities: Politics of Archaeology in the Ottoman Empire. Edition: -. Author: Zeynep Çelik. Publisher: University of Texas Press
  • Gods, Goddesses, and Images of God: In Ancient Israel . Edition: -. Author: Othmar Keel. Publisher: Augsburg Fortress
  • Jerusalem in Bible and Archaeology: The First Temple Period . Edition: -. Author: Andrew G. Vaughn. Publisher: Soc Biblical Literature
  • Archaeologies of Text: Archaeology, Technology, and Ethics. Edition: -. Author: Matthew T. Ruiz, Morag M. Kersel. Publisher: Oxbow Books
  • Aegeans in the Theban Tombs. Edition: -. Author: S. Wachsmann. Publisher: Orientalia Lovanensia Analecta
  • A Companion to the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East. Edition: -. Author: D. T. Potts. Publisher: Blackwell
  • Variation Within and Among Writing Systems: Concepts and Methods in the Analysis of Ancient Written Documents. Edition: -. Author: P. Cotticelli-Kurras, A. Rizza. Publisher: Reichert
  • Landscape Archaeology: Egypt and the Mediterranean World. Edition: -. Author: M. Ghilardi, Y. Tristant. Publisher: American Research Center in Egypt
  • Peripheral Concerns: Urban Development in the Bronze Age Southern Levant. Edition: -. Author: S. Cohen. Publisher: Equinox Publishing Ltd
  • A City from the Dawn of History: Erbil in the Cuneiform Sources. Edition: -. Author: John MacGinnis. Publisher: Oxbow books
  • Seals and Sealing in the Ancient World: Case Studies from the Near East, Egypt, the Aegean, and South Asia. Edition: -. Author: M. Ameri, S. K. Costello. Publisher: Cambridge University