ARTH 115 - Art of the Ancient World
(Formerly ARTH 201)
A survey of the art and architecture produced between 3000 and 1250 B.C. The course opens in the painted caves of Prehistoric Europe, and continues through the contemporaneous civilizations of the Ancient Near East (Sumer, Babylon, Assyria, Persia) and Egypt. A field trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art is included.