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...
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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.
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
Twenty-fifth dynasty of Egypt
The Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt, known as the Nubian Dynasty or the Kushite Empire, was the last dynasty of the Third Intermediate Period of Ancient Egypt.The 25th dynasty was a line of rulers origi...
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Hori II (Viceroy of Kush)
Hori II is a son of Hori I and also served as Viceroy of Kush. Their tombs have been found in Tell Basta. Hori II may have been the father of a later Viceroy named Wentawuat.Hori II held the titles Ki...
Naqa
Naqa or Naga'a (Arabic: ‏النقعة an-Naqʿa) is a ruined ancient city of the Kushitic Kingdom of Meroë in modern-day Sudan. The ancient city lies about 170 km north-east of Khartoum and about 50 km east ...
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Amanirenas
Amanirenas (also spelled Amanirena) was a queen of the Meroitic Kingdom of Kush.Her full name and title was Amnirense qore li kdwe li ("Ameniras, Qore and Kandake").She reigned from about 40 BCE to 1...
Abar (Queen)
Abar was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt.
Abar was the mother of King Taharqa and wife of the King Piye. She was a niece of King Alara of Nubia (the daughter of his sist...
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Takahatenamun
Takahatenamun (Takahatamun, Takhahatamani) was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt.Takahat(en)amun was the daughter of King Piye and the sister-wife of King Taharqa. She held se...
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Naparaye
Naparaye was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt.Naparaye was the daughter of King Piye and the sister-wife of King Taharqa.She held several titles: Great of Grace (wrt im3t), G...
Amenhotep called Huy
Amenhotep called Huy was Viceroy of Kush under Tutankhamen. He was the successor of Tuthmosis, who served under Akhenaten. He would later be succeeded by Paser I.Huy was the son of a lady named Werner...
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Heqanakht
Heqanakht was Viceroy of Kush during the reign of Ramesses II. His titles include: King's son of Kush, overseer of the Southern Lands, Fan-bearer on the king's right, Messenger to every land, Heredita...
Wentawat
Wentawat (also written as Wentawuat), was Viceroy of Kush under Ramesses IX, during the 20th Dynasty. He was a son of the Viceroy Nahihor.Wentawat's titles include: King's son of Kush, overseer of the...
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Napata
31°50′E / 18.53°N 31.84°E / 18.53; 31.84 nptNapata was a city-state of ancient Nubia on the west bank of the Nile River, at the site of modern Karima, Northern Sudan.
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Pennesuttawy
Pennesuttawy was a Military Commander and Superintendent of the Southern Lands (Kush) during the beginning of the Nineteenth dynasty of Egypt.
Pennesuttawy was the son of Minhotep and Maia. He wa...
Pediamenopet
Pediamenopet, also: Padiamenopea, Petamenophis, Padiamenope, Padiamenipet or Petamenofi, was the original resident of the tomb TT33 located at el-Assasif, in Egypt's Theban Necropolis. His tomb is th...
Tabiry
Tabiry was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt.
Tabiry was the daughter of Alara of Nubia and his wife Kasaqa and the wife of King Piye. She held some interesting titles: Ma...
List of monarchs of Kush
This is an incomplete list for rulers with the title of Qore (king) or Kandake (queen) of the Kingdom of Kush. Some of the dates are only rough estimates. While the chronological list is well known ...
Sabrakamani
Sabrakamani was a Nubian king who is mentioned only in an inscription found so far. It is found in the Amun temple at Kawa. This badly damaged inscription also mentions king Piye-Iry-qo, who therefore...
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Nabta Playa
Nabta Playa was once a large basin in the Nubian Desert, located approximately 800 kilometers south of modern-day Cairo or about 100 kilometers west of Abu Simbel in southern Egypt, 22° 32' north, 30...
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Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire
Wonderful Ethiopians of the Ancient Cushite Empire is a book by Drusilla Dunjee Houston published in 1926. The book examines the history of the Cushite civilization of Africa. The book was unusual f...
Nubian pyramids
Nubian pyramids are pyramids that were built by the rulers of the ancient Kushite kingdoms. Prior to the Kushites building these pyramids, there had been no pyramid construction in Egypt and the Nile ...
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Pebatjma
Pebatjma (or Pebatma) was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt. She was the wife of King Kashta. She is mentioned on a statue of her daughter Amenirdis I, now in Cairo (42198). S...
Tharbis
A Cushite princess of Kingdom of Kush, Tharbis (alternatively Adoniah) is said to have married the Hebrew Moses prior to his ascendancy to prophethood and better-known marriage to Zipporah.
Tharbi...
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Sekhmakh
Sekhmakh was the wife of the Nubian king Nastasen, who ruled in the Fourth century BC.Sekhmakh is known from the great stela of the king, where she is depicted in the roundle. There is also her funera...
Qalhata
Qalhata was a Nubian queen dated to the Twenty-fifth Dynasty of Egypt.Qalhata was a daughter of King Piye and a queen consort to her brother Shabaka. She is known from the Dream Stela of King Tantama...