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Nile river cruise guide - Telegraph.co.uk

Nile river cruise guide - Telegraph.co.uk | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
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"Upper Egypt has been trouble-free since 1997 and our itinerary remains unchanged," says commercial director Philip Breckner.
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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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Domestic cereals in evidence 7,000 years ago in Sudan

Domestic cereals in evidence 7,000 years ago in Sudan | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Researchers have successfully verified ancient barley and wheat residues in grave goods and on teeth from two Neolithic cemeteries in North and Central Sudan.
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Christmas in Ethiopia: it comes but twice a year

Christmas in Ethiopia: it comes but twice a year | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
If western-style December hijinks aren’t enough, why not head for the Ethiopian highlands and join the country’s January Christmas celebrations – and take in a trekking holiday while you’re at it • Read about more unusual Christmases in Las Vegas,...
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The Archaeology News Network: Egypt reopens tomb of Nefertari as tourism falls

The Archaeology News Network: Egypt reopens tomb of Nefertari as tourism falls | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
RT @ArchaeoNewsNet: #archaeology: Egypt reopens tomb of Nefertari as tourism falls http://t.co/bmr3klbOgq http://t.co/pEN4NGPYDY
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9 Priceless Secrets Discovered About the Brilliant World of Ancient Nubia

9 Priceless Secrets Discovered About the Brilliant World of Ancient Nubia | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Canadian archaeologists in Sudan, using magnetometers, found a 2,000-year-old palace in the heart of the ancient Black civilization of Nubia.
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Decapitated head of Emperor which amazed archaeologists in Sudan in 1910 goes on display | Culture24

Decapitated head of Emperor which amazed archaeologists in Sudan in 1910 goes on display | Culture24 | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
The remainder of Emperor Augustus' statue known as the Merӧe Head, trampled upon by visitors to a victory building after a Roman reverse, has gone on show at the British Museum.
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The origins of the ancient Coptic Church of Egypt

The origins of the ancient Coptic Church of Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
The Coptic Church of Egypt is the earliest Christian church in the world, going back to around 42 AD.

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Discovery Channel Nubia The Forgotten Kingdom #Sudan

In the hot, desert sands of Northern Africa, a powerful kingdom thrived for thousands of years. This was Nubia, a golden kingdom nourished by the Nile. Now, ...
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2400-year-old coffin's 'odd' art hints at ancient Egypt's brain drain

2400-year-old coffin's 'odd' art hints at ancient Egypt's brain drain | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
TORONTO An ancient Egyptian coffin with strange and amateurish decorations has been revealed, shedding light on a tumultuous period in Egyptian history when the Persian Empire was in control of the region...
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Young Sudanese writer Hammour Ziada wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal for Literature with novel The Longing of the Dervish.

Young Sudanese Writer Wins Naguib Mahfouz Medal

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Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt

Ancient pharaoh statue rises again in Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A massive statue of Pharaoh Amenhotep III, toppled in an earthquake some 3,000 years ago, has been restored in Luxor, Egypt.
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Pharaoh's statue restored 3200 years after collapse in earthquake - The Guardian

Pharaoh's statue restored 3200 years after collapse in earthquake - The Guardian | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
12.9-metre statue of Amenhotep III stands again at northern gate of king’s funerary temple in Luxor
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Ancient mummy prepared for public exhibition after excavation in 2012 - The Independent

Ancient mummy prepared for public exhibition after excavation in 2012 - The Independent | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
French archaeologists are carefully preparing a 1,000-year-old Peruvian mummy ahead of a new exhibition.
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Sudan's anti-dam movement fights the flooding of Nubian culture

Sudan's anti-dam movement fights the flooding of Nubian culture | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Widespread environmental destruction, the loss of ancient relics and the displacement of thousands of people: Yosra Akasha reports on the fight against Sudan’s dams
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Glass beads link King Tutankhamun and Bronze Age Nordic women

Glass beads link King Tutankhamun and Bronze Age Nordic women | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Scientists working in Denmark have unearthed glass blue beads crafted in an ancient Egyptian workshop for King Tutankhamun that made its way north to Europe 3,400 years ago.  The find helps prove
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Touched by Nubia? Here are some new sparks...

Touched by Nubia? Here are some new sparks... | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Newsletter Experience Nubia; accommodation and tours in and around Aswan and travels in Egypt, Sudan, Jordan, Ethiopia
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Million Mummy Discovery Disputed In Egypt - Huffington Post

Million Mummy Discovery Disputed In Egypt - Huffington Post | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A massive cemetery with up to 1 million mummies has reportedly been found in Egypt, but the announcement of the discovery apparently landed a U.S. research team in hot water, and possibly even kicked off the project.
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The Meroë Head, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, explored in new display @BritishMuseum | FADWEBSITE

The Meroë Head, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, explored in new display @BritishMuseum | FADWEBSITE | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
On Until – 15th February 2015 Room 3 The Meroë Head, one of the most important surviving portraits of Rome’s first emperor, Augustus, is explored in a new
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Egypt Unearthed! 1,500-Year-Old Desert Necropolis Is The Largest Ever Found!

http://www.undergroundworldnews.com A cemetery containing more than a million mummified human bodies has been unearthed in central Egypt, according to archaeologists. Scientists have already...
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Colossal standing Pharaoh Amenhotep III returned to splendor in Luxor, Egypt ... - Ancient Origins

Colossal standing Pharaoh Amenhotep III returned to splendor in Luxor, Egypt ... - Ancient Origins | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
An ancient Pharaoh is back on his feet after 3,000 years at Egypt’s famous temple city of Luxor. On Sunday archaeologists unveiled the restored, 12.9-meter (43ft) standing statue of Amenhot...
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Khartoum (Sudanow) Nubian wedding parties, or rather wedding festivals, have a story to be told.

Khartoum (Sudanow) Nubian wedding parties, or rather wedding festivals, have a story to be told. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Khartoum (Sudanow) Nubian wedding parties, or rather wedding festivals, have a story to be told.
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Brooklyn Museum: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt

Brooklyn Museum: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Brooklyn Museum: Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt http://t.co/yLg12juA2s vía @brooklynmuseum

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Colossal standing Pharaoh Amenhotep III returned to splendor in Luxor, Egypt after toppled by ancient earthquake

Colossal standing Pharaoh Amenhotep III returned to splendor in Luxor, Egypt after toppled by ancient earthquake | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
An ancient Pharaoh is back on his feet after 3,000 years at Egypt’s famous temple city of Luxor. On Sunday archaeologists unveiled the restored, 2.9-meter (43ft) standing statue of Amenhote...
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#Meroe, wealthy metropolis of ancient kingdom of Kush #Nubia located at crossroads of trade #Sudan

#Meroe, wealthy metropolis of ancient kingdom of Kush #Nubia located at crossroads of trade #Sudan | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
#Meroe was located at the crossroads of trade, flourishing from 800 BCE-350 CE http://www.ancient.eu/Meroe/#.VIcsy55vBq8.twitter … #africa #sudan pic.twitter.com/gf4Lq3oudT
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3000-year-old tomb of Egyptian queen unearthed in Luxor - International Business Times UK

3000-year-old tomb of Egyptian queen unearthed in Luxor - International Business Times UK | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
The tomb excavated at Ramesseum is a 3,000 year-old mortuary temple.
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Ancient Egyptian Coffin's Odd Art Hints at Brain Drain - Discovery News

Ancient Egyptian Coffin's Odd Art Hints at Brain Drain - Discovery News | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Amateurish drawings on a 2,400-year-old coffin likely reflected a dearth of master painters in Egypt.
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