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  • Record Number: 1349
  • Title on Photograph: AFRICA 5,000 - 500 BC. THE UPPER NILE, 3,000 - 500 BC.
  • Material: MAP
  • Comments on Photo: IMAGE FROM: ONIANS, JOHN (2004), ATLAS OF WORLD ART. LAURENCE KING PUBLISHING LTD. MAP 3, PAGE 37.
  • Comments on Subject: EGYPTIONS BEGAN THEIR COLONIZATION OF THE SOUTHERN NILE FROM ABOUT 2,000 BC. THEIR PRESENCE IN THE NORTHERN PART OF THIS REGION LEFT AN INDELIBLE MARK ON INDIGENOUS CULTURES ALONG THE RIVER. AN IMPORTANT STATE BASED AT KERMA CONFRONTED THE SOUTHERN OUTPOSTS OF EGYPT. LARGE BRICK STRUCTURES AND A DISTINCTIVE POTTERY MARK THIS CULTURE. IT WAS SUPERSEDED BY THE STATE THAT GREW UP AT NAPATA, THREE OF WHOSE KINGS ALSO RULED EGYPT.
  • Group: ANCIENT WORLD ART
  • Bibliography: ATLAS OF WORLD ART
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