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HIST 455. Egyptian Mining Expeditions, Their Buildings, and Their Slaves. 4 Units.

Prerequisites: ANTH 336 or HIST 336 or instructor consent
Uses anthropological and archaeological theory to study the archaeological, textual, and representational evidence for large scale Ancient Egyptian mining expeditions. Looks at how they were organized and supplied and their connections with the Egyptian military. Studies the labors, from administrators to slaves, how they were treated and the gods they worshiped. Incorporates unpublished archaeological data for students to analyze. Offered as ANTH 455 and HIST 455, students may not receive credit for both.