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    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
Academic Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

HART240 Art and Archeology of Ancient Mesoamerica 3 cr.


Students explore the arts and cultures of the Aztec, Maya and other ancient civilizations of Mexico and Guatemala from 3000 B.C. to the Spanish Conquest of 1521. Special emphasis is given to the formation of religious ideologies and to the processes of urbanization and state development and decline. The legacy of ancient Mesoamerica in modern and contemporary art and culture in the Americas also will be addressed.

Prerequisites: HART100

Lecture/Seminar
Culturally Diverse Content
All College Elective