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The history and culture of these mysterious ancient kingdoms.
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Revival of Nubian Singing

Revival of Nubian Singing - Nostalgia, Exultation and Heritage Reinstatement AllAfrica.com Khartoum — There are several reasons that made the Nubian people of north Sudan to return to listening to singing in the Nubian language after deserting it...

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2,000-year-old carving depicts stylishly plump Africa princess

2,000-year-old carving depicts stylishly plump Africa princess | Ancient Egypt and Nubia | Scoop.it

A 2,000-year-old relief carved with an image of what appears to be a stylishly overweight princess has been discovered in an "extremely fragile" palace in the ancient city of Meroë, in Sudan, archaeologists say.

 

At the time the relief was made, Meroë was the center of a kingdom named Kush, its borders stretching as far north as the southern edge of Egypt. It wasn't unusual for queens (sometimes referred to as "Candaces") to rule, facing down the armies of an expanding Rome.


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David Connolly's curator insight, January 3, 2013 12:55 PM

more amazing findings from the Polish mission in Kush.