Week 3: Stolen Children — Marie’s Decolonization Site


This heartbreakingly beautiful movie poignantly illustrated the true and horrific story of the Stolen Generations of Aboriginal children in Australia. I really appreciate the highlighting of indigenous knowledge in this film. We saw Molly skillfully hunt, cover her tracks, and navigate in the wilderness using her wits, the sun and the fence as landmarks. She […] via Week 3: Stolen Children — Marie’s Decolonization Site Continuer de lire Week 3: Stolen Children — Marie’s Decolonization Site

Punt & The Ancient World — Hüseyin Abudharr Ali


There are always arguments as to where the cradle of civilisation was and often these disputes rest on a difference of opinion as to what constitutes a civilisation. The town of Jericho in modern day Palestine is estimated to have been first built in 9,600 BC, which would make it around 11,600 years old. However, […] via Punt & The Ancient World — Hüseyin Abudharr Ali Continuer de lire Punt & The Ancient World — Hüseyin Abudharr Ali

Sudan & Nubia 21 — Medieval Sai Project


After a year of absence, it is time to return to the presentation of one of the most awaited venues for Sudan archaeology and Nubian studies: the annual volume of Sudan & Nubia. This year’s cover photo shows the fort and town of el-Khandaq and comes from a very informative contribution by Isabella Welsby-Sjöström on […] via Sudan & Nubia 21 — Medieval Sai Project Continuer de lire Sudan & Nubia 21 — Medieval Sai Project

Queen Amanishakheto | The Golden Queen of Nubia | — it’s ancient history


The Kingdom of Kush, often generalized as Nubia, was an ancient civilization that flourished past the third and fourth cataracts of the Nile. Often ignored for their more famous neighbors, the Egyptians, the ancient Kushites had a very unique and powerful culture of their own; and, during their height, the Kushites built pyramids, temples, and […] via Queen Amanishakheto | The Golden Queen of Nubia | … Continuer de lire Queen Amanishakheto | The Golden Queen of Nubia | — it’s ancient history

Women In Power — The African Influence in History


Amanirenas was one of the greatest kandakes, or queen mothers, who ruled over the Meroitic Kingdom of Kush in Nubia, (a region from Southern Egypt to Northern Sudan). Amanirenas was the second of several “Qore and Kandake’s” (the title given to ruling Queens). She reigned over the kingdom between 40 BC to 10 BC. […] via Women In Power — The African Influence in History Continuer de lire Women In Power — The African Influence in History

Colossal statue of ‘forgotten’ pharaoh brought to life in 3D images — Back To The Center


To many it came as a disappointment when a tiny inscription found on the back pillar of the statue suggested it in fact belonged to Psamtik I, a lesser-known pharaoh who ruled six centuries later, from 664-610 BC. But archaeologists suggest this identity makes the find much rarer and even more exciting. After piecing together […] via Colossal statue of ‘forgotten’ pharaoh brought to life in … Continuer de lire Colossal statue of ‘forgotten’ pharaoh brought to life in 3D images — Back To The Center

Ancient Statue of Nubian King Found in Nile River Temple — Mannaismaya Adventure’s Blog


Post 8669 Ancient Statue of Nubian King Found in Nile River Temple By Owen Jarus, Live Science Contributor | February 20, 2018 07:14am ET Parts of a 2,600-year-old statue engraved with an Egyptian hieroglyphic inscription were discovered recently at the site of Dangeil in Sudan. Credit: J. Anderson/© Berber-Abidiya Archaeological Project Remains of a 2,600-year-old […] via Ancient Statue of Nubian King Found in Nile River … Continuer de lire Ancient Statue of Nubian King Found in Nile River Temple — Mannaismaya Adventure’s Blog

Mysterious Nubian stone tablets have been discovered in a vast African ‘city of the dead’ — News Broadcast Network


[ad_1] Archaeologists excavating a vast and ancient “city of the dead” in Africa have recovered the largest collection of texts in the mysterious language of the Kushites. Dating back to 2,700 years ago, the find includes extraordinary tablets commemorating the dead. The items hail from a site called Sedeinga in Sudan, known for the […] via Mysterious Nubian stone tablets have been discovered in a vast … Continuer de lire Mysterious Nubian stone tablets have been discovered in a vast African ‘city of the dead’ — News Broadcast Network

Kawa – the nature and role of the Kushite town in the light of recent excavations — Sudan: Ancient and Modern


A lecture by Guest Speaker Dr. Derek Welsby, on his current excavations in the Kushite town of Kawa, Northern Dongola Reach, Sudan. This exciting talk will be filled with new interpretation and unpublished material about this fascinating site. Where: Lecture Room, Institute of Archaeology, 36 Beaumont Street, Oxford When: Thursday 3rd May, 4pm Wine reception […] via Kawa – the nature and role of the Kushite … Continuer de lire Kawa – the nature and role of the Kushite town in the light of recent excavations — Sudan: Ancient and Modern