Search

The Ramblings of a Trainee Egyptologist

A masters student's journey through the world of Ancient Egypt, Ancient History and Academia.

Tag

Nubia

Burial sites show how Nubians, Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

NEW BIOARCHAEOLOGICAL EVIDENCE SHOWS THAT NUBIANS AND EGYPTIANS INTEGRATED INTO A COMMUNITY, AND EVEN MARRIED, IN ANCIENT SUDAN, ACCORDING TO NEW RESEARCH FROM A PURDUE UNIVERSITY ANTHROPOLOGIST.

via Burial sites show how Nubians, Egyptians integrated communities thousands of years ago – HeritageDaily – Heritage & Archaeology News

The Archaeology News Network: Sudan excavations reveal Egyptian, Nubian ‘cultural entanglement’

In a middle-class tomb just east of the Nile River in what was Upper Nubia, a woman offers a glimpse of how two met civilizations met, mingled and a new pharaonic dynasty arose. Her tomb was Egyptian, but she was buried in the Nubian style — placed in a flexed position on her side and resting on a bed. Around her neck she wore amulets of the Egyptian god Bes, the protector of households.

via The Archaeology News Network: Sudan excavations reveal Egyptian, Nubian ‘cultural entanglement’.

The Archaeology News Network: Tomb of one of the most ancient royal pyramids at Meroe reopened.

Image: Subterranean burial chambers of Queen Khennuwa at Meroe  [Credit: P. Wolf/DAI]

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: