Archaeologists are finding widespread evidence that the kingdom of Kush once had influence over a 750-mile stretch of the Nile Valley. For five centuries in the second millennium B.C., the kingdom of Kush flourished with the political and military prowess to maintain some control over a wide territory in Africa. On the periphery of history […]Read More
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Make-Up By International Artist Pat McGrath
Amazing Colors! Beautiful on her skin tone. Metal Morphosis005 by Pat Mcgrath (Make-Up) Sudanese Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot patmcgrath.com International Make-Up Artist Extraordinaire: Pat McGrath Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot Sudanese Model: Nyadak “Duckie” Thot Unknown or Forgotten Meroe pyramids surrounded with dunes in Sudan, Africa. Queen Qalhata’s tomb in Sudan Nubian pyramids are pyramids that were […]Read More
Nubian Princes Were Educated At The Egyptian Royal Court?
According to this 1992 documentary produced by Penn Museum , Nubian Princes Were Educated At The Egyptian Royal Court. Nubia was important in Egyptian economic life. The relationship between Egypt and Nubia hinged upon the gold supply and the Nubian soldiers that were recruited for the Egyptian army. Another Nubian state was centered at Napata located near the […]Read More
Ancient Nubia, Kerma Graves in Sudan, Africa
The Kerma graves are distinct. They are circular pits covered with white or black pebbles in a circular mound. Four huge graves in the southern part of the site exist. They lie in rows surrounded by smaller graves. The diameter is 300 ft(9 m) covered with circular mounds of white and black dessert pebbles, 3 […]Read More
The Deffufa Temples in Kerma, Nubia, Sudan at least 9,500 years old?
Ancient Architecture and urban planning by the Africans. One of its most endearing structure was the Deffufa, a mud brick temple which ceremonies were performed on top. It is 18 meters tall and comprises three stories. The deffufa is a unique structure in Nubian Architecture. Three known deffufa exist. The Western Deffufa at Kerma, an Eastern […]Read More