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Eric Wells - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Eric Wells Eric Wells

Lecturer of Classics and Archaeology | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Education (3)

University of California, Los Angeles: Ph.D., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Egyptology) 2014

University of California, Los Angeles: M.A., Near Eastern Languages and Cultures (Egyptology) 2008

University of California, Los Angeles: B.A., History 2004

Courses (1)

CLAR 1350 Egyptian Hieroglyphics

Spring 2017, Spring 2019, Fall 2019, and Fall 2021 The language of ancient Egypt, written in hieroglyphs, existed for thousands of years before being gradually replaced by Arabic. This course focuses on Middle Egyptian, the classical phase of the ancient Egyptian language. Students will become acquainted with the hieroglyphic script, basic elements of Egyptian grammar, and the social and historical contexts in which ancient Egyptian texts were created. Students will also learn to read the texts and formulae they are most likely to encounter in museums.