Egypt: Nubia's History - A

Nubian History

Part of the rocky hills on the island of Siheil.

Many of the granite surfaces carry ancient

records of official visits and dedications to

the Gods of the region.

Nubia before the flooding caused by the

High Dam. The Temple of Amada, seen

in the photo, has now been moved to higher

ground above the waters of Lake Nasser.

A scene from the tomb of Sobkhotpe, showing

porters bringing the products of tropical

Africa, including gold, ebony, leopard skins,

giraffe tails, a monkey and a baboon

One of the granite lions from Gebel Barkal,

made originally for the temple at Soleb.

This lion carries a text of king Tutankhamun.



Last Updated: Aug 9th, 2011

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