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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Inscriptions and petroglyphs of the region of Aswan: hardly any area of Egypt is so rich in pharaonic rock inscriptions as the landscape of the First Nile Cataract.

Inscriptions and petroglyphs of the region of Aswan: hardly any area of Egypt is so rich in pharaonic rock inscriptions as the landscape of the First Nile Cataract. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
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Inscriptions and petroglyphs of the region of Aswan
Hardly any area of Egypt is so rich in pharaonic rock inscriptions as the landscape of the First Nilkataraktes. Since 2010, these texts are recorded and documented in a cooperation project between the German Archaeological Institute in Cairo and the Egyptian Ministry of State for Antiquities.

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In 1964 High Dam #Aswan created Lake Nasser. It covered Old Nubia, a land whose history stretches back more than 6000 years.

In 1964 the construction of the High Dam at Aswan created Lake Nasser, one of the biggest artificial lakes in the world. In the process it covered Old Nubia, ...
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In 1964 the construction of the High Dam at Aswan created Lake Nasser, one of the biggest artificial lakes in the world. In the process it covered Old Nubia, a land whose history stretches back more than 6000 years, and whose people are believed to be the first human race on earth.

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The Forgotten Pyramids of Meroë. With great pictures!

The Forgotten Pyramids of Meroë. With great pictures! | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
In a desert in eastern Sudan, along the banks of the Nile River, lies a collection of nearly 200 ancient pyramids - many of them tombs of the kings and queens of the Meroitic Kingdom which ruled the area for more than 900 years.

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Story of nubia - Ancient Egypt Nubia

The term Nubian describes an ethnic group that originated in modern-day Sudan. Today, people of Nubian descent primarily live in Sudan, and inhabit the ...
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ANCIENT NUBIAN BLACKS IN AMERICA

ANCIENT NUBIAN BLACKS IN AMERICA
Head of Taharqa, Nubian Pharaoh.
Nubians played a major role in Egyptian civilization, both at its beginning and
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Saidi Music from Luxor in Upper Egypt

Egyptian musicians from Upper Egypt play a form of folk music called saidi (Upper Egyptian). Metqal Qenawis Les Musiciens du Nil are the most popular saidi ...
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Foreign archaeological missions resume excavating Upper Egypt after 13-year ... - The Cairo Post

Foreign archaeological missions resume excavating Upper Egypt after 13-year ... - The Cairo Post | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
CAIRO:  Egypt has lifted a 13-year-old ban on excavation permits issued to foreign archeology missions working in Upper Egypt, Secretary General of the Supreme Council of Antiquities (SCA) Mostafa Amin was quoted by Youm7 Friday.
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The ancient pyramids of Meroe in Sudan - Strange Sounds

The ancient pyramids of Meroe in Sudan - Strange Sounds | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Discover the ancient pyramids of Meroe in Sudan, a forgotten archeological site which is out of this world in pictures and videos! Awesome!
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Ancient Egyptian tomb of temple guard Amenhotep discovered in Luxor [Photos]

Ancient Egyptian tomb of temple guard Amenhotep discovered in Luxor [Photos] | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Tomb dating back 3,000 years is the temple guard of Egyptian deity Amun.
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Khartoum #Sudan Map - Travel Destinations Guide

Khartoum #Sudan Map - Travel Destinations Guide | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Fact Of Khartoum Countries: Sudan States: Khartoum Found to: 1821 Area of: 24 km Populations: 639598 (2008) Lat Long Coordinate: 15°38′N032°32′E Time Zones: (UTC+3) Code: 249 – 183 Languages to: Arabic,Eng Religions: Islam ( Sunni) Interesting places:...

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Egypt Ancient temples at Luxor, Aswan, Abu Simbel, Ombo and Edfu; nice video impression

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Egypt’s Nubians push for a return to their original homeland

Egypt’s Nubians push for a return to their original homeland | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
News: Egypt’s Nubians push for a return to their original homeland
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The Black Pharaohs Nubian Pharaohs Ancient Egypt History Documentary

The Black Pharaohs Nubian Pharaohs Ancient Egypt History Documentary Dr Vivian Davies claims that a recently discovered set of hieroglyphs proves that, ...
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Prof. Yousif Fadl, authority on Sudan's history and culture about Sudanese identity and culture and questioned the country's inability to stay united.

allAfrica.com: Sudan: Pundit Explores Sudanese Identity
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The Greeks called it Ethiopia, which interprets 'those with burned faces', while the Arabs called it Nubia. This region later on saw the emergence of three Christian kingdoms.
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Prof. Yousif Fadl, an authority on Sudan's history and culture, spoke at length about the Sudanese identity and culture and questioned the country's inability to stay united.

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two reliefs dating to 4,000 years ago were found by Polish archaeologists in the temple of Serapis belonging to the Ptolemaic Queen Berenice, on the coast of the Red Sea.

two reliefs dating to 4,000 years ago were found by Polish archaeologists in the temple of Serapis belonging to the Ptolemaic Queen Berenice, on the coast of the Red Sea. | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
Egyptian Antiquities Minister Mamdouh Eldamaty announced Sunday that two reliefs dating to 4,000 years ago were found by Polish archaeologists in the temple of Serapis belonging to the Ptolemaic Queen Berenice, on the coast of the Red Sea.
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Travel Planet: Black African Nile Valley Egypt #Nubia #Kush [Full Episode]

When we speak of the Nile Valley, of course we are talking about 4100 miles of civilization, or the beginning of the birth of what is today called civilization.
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Who was the first king of Egypt?

Learn about Narmer, the first king of a united Egypt who lived more than 5000 years ago.
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Shonda Brock's curator insight, July 6, 2015 9:16 AM

Egyptian kings had up to five names.

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Renaissance dam talks to be resumed in Khartoum in 2 weeks | Egypt Independent

Renaissance dam talks to be resumed in Khartoum in 2 weeks | Egypt Independent | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
A tripartite meeting by Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia will be held in two weeks in Khartoum to resume negotiations on the impact of the Ethiopian renaissance dam on the downstream countries.The decision was taken at a meeting of 12 experts from Egypt,...
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Out of Africa via Egypt: Humans migrated north, rather than south, in the main successful migration from Cradle of Humankind

Out of Africa via Egypt: Humans migrated north, rather than south, in the main successful migration from Cradle of Humankind | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
New research suggests that European and Asian (Eurasian) peoples originated when early Africans moved north – through the region that is now Egypt – to expand into the rest of the world.
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Ancient Voices Nubians

The Nubians were more similar to the Egyptians than people think, with pyramids and they even worshipped the same god - Amun. This short programme takes .
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes book on Egyptian ancient language | Egypt Independent

Bibliotheca Alexandrina publishes book on Egyptian ancient language | Egypt Independent | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
The Writing and Scripts Center, affiliated to the Bibliotheca Alexandrina, has issued a new book entitled ‘Words From Life in Ancient Egypt’, written by Marwa al-Qady. The book teaches children the principles of the ancient Egyptian language, as well...
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Egypt's Nubians push for a return to their original homeland - The Cairo Post

The Cairo Post Egypt's Nubians push for a return to their original homeland The Cairo Post CAIRO: A delegation of Nubian leaders voiced their concern over the government's lateness to settle them on their original homeland on the two banks of Lake...
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Sudan's Meroe Pyramids Are Just As Spectacular As The Ones You'll Find In Egypt

Sudan's Meroe Pyramids Are Just As Spectacular As The Ones You'll Find In Egypt | Nubia; daily life and cultural heritage | Scoop.it
While the pyramids of Egypt may be the most famous in the world, they're not the only pyramids in Northern Africa.
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There are more pyramids in one small section of the northern Sudanese desert than there are in the whole of Egypt.

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