ARTH 232

Greek Art and Archaeology

Area I, Ancient and Medieval. This course will examine the art of ancient Greece from the Bronze Age to the Hellenistic period. It will also study important archeological sites and reflect on the role played by archaeologists and art historians in the reconstruction of the past and the ways in which Greek art hasbeen interpreted and explained in the modern era. Students will also have the opportunity to examine objects in Sweet Briar’s collection of classical antiquities. May be counted toward the major or minor in classical civilization, or the minor in archaeology.