5 edition of Ancient Nubia found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-140) and index.
|LC Classifications||DT159.6.N83 S55 1996|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 145 p. :|
|Number of Pages||145|
|LC Control Number||95015878|
Ancient Nubia | American Publishers (PROSE) Awards winner for Best Archaeology & Anthropology Book For most of the modern world, ancient Nubia seems an unknown and enigmatic land. Only a handful of archaeologists have studied its history or unearthed the Nubian cities, temples, and cemeteries that once dotted the landscape of southern Egypt and northern : American University in Cairo Press. Over the past century, particularly during this last generation, scholars have begun to focus more attention on the fascinating cultures of ancient Nubia, ironically prompted by the construction of large dams that have flooded vast tracts of the ancient land. This book attempts to document some of what has recently been discovered about ancient Pages:
An informative introduction to the history and culture of ancient Nubia from the Bronze Age through the Christian period. The author places Nubia in its historical and cultural context as an important African civilization. This book accompanied a traveling exhibit of the same name and includes black-and-white photographs of more than objects as well as a selection of color photographs. Gloriously illustrated and impressive in scope, this book represents a comprehensive overview of ancient Nubia. It opens with a thematic survey with contributors addressing topics such as the rediscovery of ancient Nubia and the development of archaeological work there, including the widespread destruction in the wake of the construction of the Aswan and Merowe dam, its physical geography, and /5(19).
Nubia was also called - Upper & Lower Nubia, Kush, Land of Kush, Te-Nehesy, Nubadae, Napata, or the Kingdom of Meroe. The region referred to as Lower Egypt is the northernmost portion. Upper Nubia extends south into Sudan and can be subdivided into several separate areas such as Batn El Hajar or "Belly of Rocks", the sands of the Abri-Delgo. The ancient civilization of Nubia has. long been overlooked and overshadowed until recently. l. The region is so remote and rugged, archeologists postponed projects and excavations. l. Curator Timothy Kendall said “Scholars didn’t believe black Africa was capable of producing a high civilization.”.
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This book attempts to document some of what has recently been discovered about ancient Nubia, with its remarkable history, architecture, and culture, and thereby to /5(14). Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Books shelved as ancient-nubia: Ancient Nubia: Egypt's Rival in Africa by David O'Connor, The Nubian Past: An Archaeology of the Sudan by David N.
Edward. The kings of Nubia battled the ancient Assyrians. A passage in the Hebrew Bible indicates that one important battle was fought during the reign of Taharqa (reign ca. – B.C.) and took place Author: Owen Jarus.
Ancient Nubia book Publishers (PROSE) Awards winner for Best Archaeology & Anthropology Book For most of the modern world, ancient Nubia seems an unknown and enigmatic land. Only a handful of archaeologists have studied its history or unearthed the Nubian cities, temples, and cemeteries that once dotted the landscape of southern Egypt and northern 4/5(19).
Why does ancient Nubia remain a mystery to most Americans. Learn about this ancient kingdom as we explore Nubia’s artists and their subjects, and learn to appreciate the breadth and technical mastery of Nubian art.
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Nubia's remote setting has not only lent it an air of mystery, but also isolated it from exploration. This book attempts to document some of the Ancient Nubia book discovers about ancient Nubia, with its remarkable history, architecture, and culture. By doing so, the authors of the essays give us a picture of this rich, but unfamiliar, African legacy.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia (Book) Book Details. ISBN. Title. Jewels of Ancient Nubia. Author. Markowitz, Yvonne & Doxey, Denise. Publisher. MFA Publications. Publication Date.
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Nubia, ancient region in northeastern Africa, extending approximately from the Nile River valley (near the first cataract in Upper Egypt) eastward to the shores of the Red Sea, southward to about Khartoum (in what is now Sudan), and westward to the Libyan is traditionally divided into two regions.
The southern portion, which extended north to the southern end of the second. Nubia (/ ˈ n uː b i ə, ˈ n j uː-/) is a region along the Nile river encompassing the area between Aswan in southern Egypt and Khartoum in central was the seat of one of the earliest civilizations of ancient Africa, as the Kerma culture lasted from around BCE until its conquest by the New Kingdom of Egypt under pharaoh Thutmose I around BCE.
Nubia was home to several. Ancient Nubia provides a clear and up-to-date account of the past of Nubia, both in Egypt and in the Sudan, from the earliest human activity known there in old Stone Age times to the coming of Islam in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries AD.
The archaeology and ancient history have been obscure until very recently, and this book fills a gap in making the story of Nubia more widely known.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia, edited by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry, and Denise M.
Doxey, Curator of Ancient Egyptian, Nubian, and Near Eastern Art, both at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, is an exhibition catalogue of the eponymous exhibit currently on show at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston through This catalogue is the first introduction in.
This book attempts to document some of what has recently been discovered about ancient Nubia, with its remarkable history, architecture, and culture, and thereby to.
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archaeologists, students, and the interested public alike, this book is a long overdue introduction to the ancient peoples of the Great Basin and northern Colorado Plateau. Through detailed syntheses Author: Shinnie.
The Names of Nubia Nubia is a name that came into use in the Roman period. The origin of the name Nubia is obscure. Some have linked it to nwb, the ancient Egyptian word for gold. Others connect it with the term Noubades, the Greek name for people who moved into northern Nubia sometime in the 4th century AD.
Nubia was known as Kush for years. Key to our understanding of the region is the work of the Archaeological Survey of Nubia, which began in September Also adding immeasurably to our knowledge of Nubia was the Nubian Salvage Project carried out at the behest of the Egyptian government between andwhen plans to build the High Dam at Aswan threatened to submerge the monuments of Lower Nubia, including the Temple.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia. Published by MFA Publications. Text by Yvonne J. Markowitz, Denise M. Doxey. Located at the intersection of trade routes from central Africa, the ancient Near East and the Classical world, ancient Nubia ruled the entire Nile Valley at.
Jewels of Ancient Nubia provides the first comprehensive introduction to Nubian history through its artifacts. The book features items made of gold, silver, and electrum (a natural gold and silver alloy) that illustrate the resources and the sophisticated goldsmithing techniques of the Nubian civilization.
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Numerous research projects have studied the Nubian cultures of Sudan and Egypt over the last thirty years, leading to significant new insights.
The contributions to this handbook illuminate our current understanding of the cultural history of this fascinating region, including its .This book attempts to document some of what has recently been discovered about ancient Nubia, with its remarkable history, architecture, and culture, and thereby to 4/5(18).Gloriously illustrated and impressive in scope, this book represents a comprehensive overview of ancient Nubia.
It opens with a thematic survey with contributors addressing topics such as the rediscovery of ancient Nubia and the development of archaeological work there, including the widespread destruction in the wake of the construction of the.