Egypt: Nubia's History - C

Nubian History

Bronze head of the Emperor Augustus,

larger than life size, found in

excavations at Meroe. It's presence

in this distant place has never been

satisfactorily explained.

Bouhen Fort, a western wall of bricks of

clay. Dynasty XII (1950-1750 BC).

Amelia Edwards sketches at Abu Simbel

while her sailors clamber over scaffolding

to scour one of the royal heads.

A mural painting on limestone of 4 Palestinian

women. Dynasty XII (1890 BC).

Beni Hassan, Khnoum-hotep tomb.

Last Updated: Aug 9th, 2011

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