Brian Smith is a Part-time Instructor at Loyola Marymount University in the department of Classics and Archaeology.
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CLAR 3998 Archaeology of Ancient Nubia
Fall 2021 Archaeology of Ancient Nubia will examine the development of the art and architecture of the cultures of ancient Nubia, as well as discuss concepts of race and ethnicity in the ancient Nile Valley. This class will reveal one of the most dynamic and innovative civilizations of the ancient world and will highlight its relationship with Egypt and how both civilizations influenced each other. It will cover the period from the earliest inhabitants of the Nile Valley (Paleolithic through the Neolithic and domestication of plants and animals) and will continue until the advent of Christianity