This module will introduce students to the ancient world civilisations and the emergence of
disciplines such as anthropology and archaeology to study these civilisations. It will also introduce
students to how these disciplines are being used to study contemporary societies. This module will
introduce students to main currents of the discipline and famous anthropologists and archaeologists.
Students will also approach main anthropological concepts and sub-disciplines. The module will
enable students to develop an understanding of the key issues of protohistoric and early historic world
civilizations. A brief survey of Ancient Egyptian Civilization, Greek civilisation, Aksum Civilisation
Middle East: Mesopotamia, Indus Valley Civilization, Minoan Civilization and Chinese Civilization
will try to examine the commonalities and distinctions of the early world civilizations.