Nubia And The Powerful Kingdom Of Kush
Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil.
Egyptian Hieroglyphs Are In Bloom At The Met's New Projected Light Exhibit
You might be aware that the Classical world’s marble statues were once painted. The Greek figures that museum-goers find plenty admirable in unadorned white were once much more colorful. The same is t...
35 Ancient Pyramids Discovered in Sudan Necropolis
Built during the height of the Kush Kingdom, a group of 2000-year-old pyramids resemble French formal gardens
Philae - YouTube Video 2
Philae Temple, the island sacred to the goddess Isis, defined by Pierre Loti as the Pearl of Egypt. When the high Dam was built, the building were all dism...
Cushitic languages
The Cushitic languages are a branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken primarily in the Horn of Africa (Somalia, Eritrea, Djibouti, and Ethiopia), as well as the Nile Valley (Sudan and Egypt),...
Cushitic languages - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Kush
The Kingdom of Kush or Kush (/kʊʃ, kʌʃ/) was an ancient African kingdom situated on the confluences of the Blue Nile, White Nile and River Atbara in what is now the Republic of Sudan.Estab...
Kingdom of Kush - Wikipedia
Kingdom of Makuria
The Kingdom of Makuria (Old Nubian: Ⲙⲁⲕⲟⲩⲣⲓⲁ, Makouria; Arabic: مقرة‎, al-Muqurra) was a kingdom located in what is today Northern Sudan and Southern Egypt. Makuria originally covered the ar...
Kingdom of Makuria - Wikipedia
Nubian languages
The Nubian languages are the indigenous languages of Nubia, along the Nile in southern Egypt and northern Sudan. In the 1973 Arab–Israeli War Egypt employed Nubian speaking Nubian people as codetalker...
Nubia And The Powerful Kingdom Of Kush
Pharaonic Egypt is arguably the most famous ancient civilization on the African continent. This does not mean, however, that it was the only ancient civilization that sprang from African soil.
Egyptian Hieroglyphs Are In Bloom At The Met's New Projected Light Exhibit
You might be aware that the Classical world’s marble statues were once painted. The Greek figures that museum-goers find plenty admirable in unadorned white were once much more colorful. The same is t...
List of rulers of Makuria

Note that dates are quite uncertain for most Makurian rulers.
Daasanach language
Daasanach (also known as Dasenech, Daasanech, Dathanaik, Dathanaic, Dathanik, Dhaasanac, Gheleba, Geleba, Geleb, Gelebinya, Gallab, Galuba, Gelab, Gelubba, Dama, Marille, Merile, Merille, Morille, Res...
Elephantine
Elephantine Island in the Nile River,at Aswan, Upper Egypt.Elephantine (/ˌɛlɨfænˈtaɪniː/ EL-ə-fan-TY-nee or /ɛlɨfænˈtiːniː/ EL-ə-fan-TEE-nee; Arabic: جزيرة الفنتين‎; Greek: Ελεφαντίνη; K...
Elephantine - Wikipedia
Musawwarat es-Sufra
Musawwarat es-Sufra (Arabic:المصورات الصفراء al-Musawwarāt as-sufrā, Meroitic: Aborepi, Old Egyptian: jbrp, jpbr-ˁnḫ), also known as Al-Musawarat Al-Sufra, is a large Meroitic temple complex in modern...
Musawwarat es-Sufra - Wikipedia
Al-Maris (region)
Al-Maris (Arabic: المريس‎) was a Medieval Arabic name for Lower Nubia, the region of the Nile around the first and second cataracts, including Aswan. Because most of the sources for Nubian h...
Nubian A-Group
The A-Group Culture was ancient civilization that arose between the First and Second Cataracts of the Nile in Nubia. It lasted from c. 3800 BC to c. 2800 BC, around the time of the 2nd Dynasty of Egyp...
Nubian A-Group - Wikipedia
Simon of Makuria
Simon (8th century) was ruler of the Nubian kingdom of Makuria.According to Severus of El Ashmunein, Zacharias declined the kingship when his father Merkurios died, and appointed his kinsman Simon to ...
Baqt
The Baqt (or Bakt) was a treaty between the Christian state of Makuria and the Muslim rulers of Egypt. Lasting almost seven hundred years it is by some measures the longest lasting treaty in history. ...
Ahmose called Turo
Ahmose called Turo was Viceroy of Kush under Amenhotep I and Tuthmosis I. Ahmose called Turo was a son of Ahmose Si-tayit. Ahmose Turo's son Ahmose Patjenna would continue to serve the royal family du...
Badari culture
The Badarian culture provides the earliest direct evidence of agriculture in Upper Egypt during the Predynastic Era. It flourished between 4400 and 4000 BCE, and might have already emerged by 500...
Badari culture - Wikipedia
Medjay
The Medjay (also Medjai, Mazoi, Madjai, Mejay, Egyptian mDA.y)–from mDA, represents the name Ancient Egyptians gave to a region in northern Sudan–which an ancient people of Nubia inhabite...