Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage
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Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage
Daily life in Nubia (Egypt and Sudan), the impact of living near the Nile river, Nubian traditions, cultural heritage and archaeology.
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In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark

In Photos: Egyptian Pyramid Predates Giza Landmark | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working near the ancient settlement of Edfu, in southern Egypt, have uncovered a step pyramid that dates back about 4,600 years, predating the Great Pyramid of Giza by at least a few decades.

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ARCE-NOLA's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:00 AM

These types of pyramids were already known and texts attest to their existence as well, but this pyramid at Edfu has never been excavated before now.

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4,500-Year-Old ‘Garbage’ From Ancient Egyptian Mansion Reveals Elites’ Luxurious Taste

4,500-Year-Old ‘Garbage’ From Ancient Egyptian Mansion Reveals Elites’ Luxurious Taste | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Archeologists studying the ruins of a 4,500-year-old Egyptian mansion are finding clues about how ancient Egypt’s upper echelon lived.

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Shonda Brock's curator insight, January 24, 2014 9:03 AM

What would your garbage say about you?