Examines archaeological evidence for the rise of civilization in Egypt. Topics include the history of exploration, art and architecture, social history, mummification, burial rites and gods. Emphasis is on pyramids, the Valley of the Kings, the tomb of Tutankhamun, the Temples of Karnak and Luxor, as well as some of the latest discoveries. Also examines popular misconceptions about Egypt. Fall of odd years. Prerequisite(s): AN 2210 or AN 2250.